Thursday, July 24, 2014

Southampton Street Scenes 1897

 Some 1897 street scenes of summer residents getting around by way of horse and buggy in Southampton.  Photos from the Museum of the City of New York.



Wednesday, July 23, 2014

'Loewmoor' Interiors

Some interiors of 'Loewmoor', the William Goadby Loew estate originally built for Charles Albert Stevens c. 1896 in Old Westbury.  Loew would hire Walker & Gillette in 1934 to design alterations to the house which is no longer extant.  Click HERE for more on 'Loewmoor'.







Photos from the Museum of the City of New York.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

'Blythewood'

'Blythewood', the George Smith estate designed by Henry Otis Chapman c. 1913 in Muttontown.  Click HERE for more on 'Blythewood' and HERE to see the residence on bing.  Photo from Landscape Architecture, 1917 (in a spread for the landscape company Lewis & Valentine).

Monday, July 21, 2014

'Indian Neck Hall'

 'Indian Neck Hall', the Frederick G. Bourne estate designed by Ernest Flagg c. 1897 in Oakdale.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Indian Neck Hall'.  Click HERE to see the residence on bing.








Photos from the Museum of the City of New York.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

'Laurelton Hall'

'Laurelton Hall', the Louis Comfort Tiffany estate designed by himself c. 1904 in Laurel Hollow.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Laurelton Hall' which is no longer extant.  Photo from the Museum of the City of New York.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

'Harbor Hill' Interiors

Some accompanying interiors to 'Harbor Hill', the Clarence Mackay estate designed by McKim, Mead & White between 1899-1905 in Roslyn.  Click HERE for more on 'Harbor Hill'.





Photos from the Museum of the City of New York.

Monday, July 14, 2014

'Harbor Hill'

 'Harbor Hill', the Clarence Mackay estate designed by McKim, Mead & White between 1899-1905 in Roslyn.  Most of these photos were taken at the end of construction.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Harbor Hill'.








Photos from the Museum of the City of New York.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

'Planting Fields'

'Planting Fields', the William R. Coe estate designed by Walker & Gillette c. 1919 in Oyster Bay.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Planting Fields'.  Photo by Irving Underhill.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

The Diego Suarez Estate Special Part 3

Three more photos of the Diego Suarez estate designed by himself c. 1952 in Brookville.  The photos were taken by estate superintendent Raymond Becker.  Click HERE and HERE for Part 1 and 2.



Monday, July 7, 2014

'Pembroke'

'Pembroke', the Joseph R. De Lamar estate designed by C.P.H. Gilbert c. 1916 in Glen Cove.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Pembroke'.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The Diego Suarez Estate Special Part 2

The Diego Suarez estate designed by himself c. 1952 in Brookville.  These photos, taken by Raymond Becker, estate superintendent, show the grounds of the twenty acre property.  These are truly a rare window into time as the surrounding property has since been developed and the cottage with greenhouse, while extant, have long stopped functioning as such.  Click HERE for more on the Suarez estate.