Thursday, October 2, 2014
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
HERE and HERE for more on the Rickert residence.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
HERE and HERE for more on 'Hempstead House'.
Monday, September 29, 2014
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Jay Freeborn Carlisle estate designed by Trowbridge & Ackerman c. 1917 in East Islip with landscaping by Vitale, Brinkerhoff and Geiffert. Carlisle was a partner with the brokerage firm of Carlisle, Mellick & Co., and was a member of the New York Stock Exchange since 1893. East Islip was also home to Carlisle's Wingan Kennels where he bred Labrador Retrievers and was considered one of the foremost breeders in the country. He was married to Mary Pinkerton, granddaughter of Allan Pinkerton. Carlisle died in 1937, the contents of the home went to auction in 1938 and 'Rosemary' was demolished in 1940.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Monday, September 22, 2014
HERE for more on 'Meudon' and HERE for all previous posts on the estate. These photographs were taken during the last days of the house.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
William Willets Cocks estate, a Quaker farmhouse built for his family c. 1805 and later enlarged for Cocks in Old Westbury. His nickname was 'The Quaker Congressman' and he also served as Mayor of Old Westbury from 1924 (the year of incorporation) to 1932. Click HERE for more on the Cocks estate and HERE to see the residence on bing.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Monday, September 15, 2014
Cecil Burton Lyon was Ambassador to Chile and Sri Lanka. The home appears to have since been demolished.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
'Woodland', the Bradish Johnson Jr. estate designed by Isaac Henry Green II c. 1909 in Islip. Johnson, a financier and member of Bradish Johnson & Co., originally purchased a house called 'Woodland' which sat on the site and subsequently burned in 1905. 'Woodland' was inherited by Johnson's son Aymar and in 1946 the house was sold to the Hewlett School of East Islip and later in 2006 to a developer who subdivided the property. Click HERE to see 'Woodland' on bing.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Monday, September 8, 2014
HERE to see it on bing.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
HERE and HERE for more on 'Mallow' which is now the East Woods School. Click HERE to see the residence on bing.
Photos from American Architect, 1922.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Joseph Palmer Knapp estate designed by John Russell Pope c. 1920 in Southampton. Knapp was a publisher, financier and philanthropist. He was president of P.F. Collier & Sons, owner of Collier's Weekly, president of Knapp Securities Corp. and invented the six-cylinder printing press among other things. Click HERE to see 'Tenacre' on bing and HERE for more.