HILLSBOROUGH — The majestic mansion that heiress Doris Duke once called home, which has been empty since her death in 1993, may be bulldozed.
The Duke Farm Foundation says the demolition of the building — which is 67,000 square feet, 600-feet long and three stories —
Note* The only child of American tobacco baron, James Duke, Doris Duke was born November 22, 1912, in New York City. When she was born, the press called her “the richest little girl in the world,” but Duke grew to be the most reluctant of celebrities. For over 50 years, she avoided publicity. When she died in 1993, her billion-dollar legacy was left in the sole control of her butler. http://www.biography.com/people/doris-duke-9542083#synopsis