Location manager Lauri Pitkus spoke to PEOPLE about the spectacular sites where the show was shot and which historic mansions belong to the fictional families.

New York Robber barons and society dames provide the drama on season two of The Gilded Age but almost none of the show was filmed in the city.

Troy and Albany in Upstate New York often in for 1880s Manhattan, but many of the series’ most transcendent scenes are set in Newport, R.I.—the summer playground of the upper crust of the day.

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