The Uihlein Mansion, Estate of the Day
Today's estate comes to us with a great tip from a reader. This home in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin. The home is the Uihlein mansion, a limestone Italian Renaissance home that dates back to the early 1900s and the beer barons behind Schlitz Brewing. The nine-bedroom home is currently owned by entrepreneur and philanthropist Kailas Rao and his wife, Becky. The couple have restored the home. The home is listed in the state and national registers of historic places.
The home is a real Gilded Age beauty. Each room is meant to resemble an international landmark, the drawing room for example is patterned after Versailles with gold leaf moldings and silk damask draperies. There is an elaborate living room, gourmet kitchen and a truly cinematic home theater. The home is listed at $11.9 million. After the jump, the house that beer built.
Related: Check out another beer palace: The Pabst Mansion.