PHOTO FEATURED BY “THE WORLD AS WE SEE IT OR AS WE MISSED IT”, BY “ARCHITECTURAL PHOTOGRAPHY” AND BY “POSTCARDS & DESTINATIONS” GROUPS
Image # RF1-0577
Photographer: Jeremy Lavender Photography
Augustinian monks in France built the original monastery; William Randolph Hearst bought it and had it shipped to the US. After that, Huntington Hartford, the A&P supermarket heir and developer of the former Hog Island into Paradise Island, bought the stones and had the Cloisters reassembled on its present site.