Wednesday, December 17, 2014

'Andelmans'

'Andelmans', the Joseph Fahys estate designed by Montrose W. Morris c. 1889 in North Haven.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Andelmans'.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Jones Beach

A view of the East Bath House at Jones Beach built c. 1930 in Wantagh.  Click HERE for all previous posts on Jones Beach.

Monday, December 15, 2014

'The Dunes'

'The Dunes', the Frank Bestow Wiborg estate designed by Grosveor Atterbury c. 1895 in East Hampton.  Wiborg was a cofounder of the Ault & Wiborg Company, ink manufactures.  Click HERE for more on the property which sat in the area of current day Wiborg Beach.  'The Dunes' was demolished in 1941.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

'Andelmans'

'Andelmans', the Joseph Fahys estate designed by Montrose W. Morris c. 1889 in North Haven.  Click HERE for more on 'Andelmans' which has since been demolished.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

'Meadow Farm' Farm Group

The farm group and garage to 'Meadow Farm', the Edward Lewis Young estate designed by Davis, McGrath & Kiessling c. 1918 in Glen Cove.  Click HERE for more on 'Meadow Farm' and HERE to see the farm group on bing.  Photo from the Yearbook of the Architectural League of New York, 1918.

Monday, December 8, 2014

'Albro House'

'Albro House', the Robert Lewis Burton estate built c. 1900 by Joseph H. Taft in Cedarhurst and pictured here under the ownership of Burton's brother John Howes Burton.  The brothers were partners in Burton Brothers, cotton manufacturers.  'Albro House' was demolished c. 1945.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

'Grove Point'

'Grove Point', the Samuel Vernon Mann estate in Kings Point with landscaping by Beatrix Jones Farrand.  Mann was a partner in the brokerage firm of Mann, Pell & Peake.  It appears the residence has since been demolished.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

'Fairleigh' Farm Group

The Alfred Hopkins designed farm group at 'Fairleigh', the George Brewster estate designed by Trowbridge & Livingston c. 1914 in Muttowntown.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Fairleigh'.  Photo from the Yearbook of the Architectural League of New York, 1916.

Monday, December 1, 2014

'Meadow Hall'

'Meadow Hall', the William Ayrault Hazard estate built c. 1910 in Cedarhurst.  Hazard was president of the Sterling Salt Company, the Michigan Salt Works and the Halite & Northern Railroad.  His 1922 NYTimes obituary states he was often referred to as "the greatest authority on polo in this country."  He was involved with the American Polo Association since it was founded in 1890 and served as Secretary-Treasurer and later Chairman.  Hazard also served as the president of the Rockaway Hunt Club and was a member of the Meadowbrook, Piping Rock, University, Racquet & Tennis, Turf & Field and New York Yacht clubs.  'Meadow Hall' was demolished c. 1950.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

'Applegreen'

'Applegreen', built for William C. Whitney as a wedding present to his son Harry Payne Whitney and his wife Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney by McKim, Mead & White c. 1902 in Old Westbury.  After W.C. Whitney's death in 1904 the couple moved into his residence 'The Manse', also by McKim, Mead & White and gave 'Applegreen' to his sister Dorothy and her husband Willard D. Straight who hired Delano & Aldrich to design alterations c. 1912.  Click HERE, HERE and HERE for more on 'Applegreen' which has been partially demolished.  Click HERE to see the residence on bing.

Monday, November 24, 2014

The Robert A. Shaw Residence

The Robert A. Shaw residence designed by C.P.H. Gilbert c. 1900 in Glen Cove.  The house has since been demolished.  Sketch from the Yearbook of the Architectural League of New York, 1903.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Charles G. Thompson Residence

The Charles G. Thompson residence originally built for Dr. James S. Satterwaite c. 1874 by Briggs & Corman in East Hampton with alterations c. 1894, possibly from plans by McKim, Mead & White (according to SPLIA).  It is unknown if the house is extant.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

'Martin Hall'

'Martin Hall', the James E. Martin estate designed by Little & O'Connor c. 1900 in Great Neck.  Click HERE for more on 'Martin Hall'.

Monday, November 17, 2014

The Arthur B. Claflin Estate

The Arthur B. Claflin estate designed by Grosvenor Atterbury c. 1898 in Southampton.  Click HERE and HERE for more and HERE to see the residence on bing.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

'Talbot House' Garage

Talbot J. Taylor of 'Talbot House' in Cedarhurst pictured above in his new Mercedes in front of his residence and below, his newly built garage and machine shop.  The 1902 Mercedes had 40 horsepower and could run up to 70mph.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Talbot House'. 

Photos from Harper's Weekly, 1902.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

'Nirvana' Gardens Pt. 2

Another view of the gardens of 'Nirvana' the William Gould Brokaw estate designed by Little & O'Connor c. 1900 in Great Neck.  Click HERE for more on 'Nirvana'.

Monday, November 10, 2014

The Gardens of 'Nirvana'

In the gardens of 'Nirvana', the William Gould Brokaw estate designed by Little & O'Connor c. 1900 in Great Neck.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Nirvana'.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

'Martin Hall'

'Martin Hall', the James E. Martin estate designed by Little & O'Connor c. 1900 in Great Neck.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Martin Hall' which has since been demolished.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

'Nirvana'

'Nirvana', the William Gould Brokaw estate designed by Little & O'Connor c. 1900 in Kings Point.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Nirvana' which has since been demolished.

Monday, November 3, 2014

'Ox Pasture'

'Ox Pasture', the Salem Howe Wales estate built c. 1880 and later enlarged by Carrere & Hastings in Southampton.  Wales was a partner and managing editor of Scientific American magazine, president of the New York City's Park Commission and New York City's Dock Commission, and founder and trustee of the Hahnemann Hospital, the New York Homeopathic Medical College and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  His daughter was married to Elihu Root who also had a residence by Carrere & Hastings nearby named 'Mayfair'.  'Ox Pasture' is no longer extant.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

'Red Gables'

'Red Gables', originally built for Josiah Lombard Jr. and Marshall Ayers c. 1887 in Southampton and pictured here under the subsequent ownership of Dr. Edward Lawrence Keyes.  Click HERE for more on 'Red Gables' pictured under the following owner, E.P. Morse.  Photo from A History of Long Island, 1905.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

'The Dunes'

'The Dunes', the Dr. Theodore Gaillard Thomas estate built c. 1877 in Southampton.  Thomas was a surgeon at both the Woman's Hospital and Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University and the University of the City of New York and an author.  'The Dunes' was demolished around 1931.  Photo from A History of Long Island, 1905.

Monday, October 27, 2014

'Martin Hall' Gardens

In the gardens of 'Martin Hall', originally the James E. Martin estate designed by Little & O'Connor c. 1900 in Great Neck and pictured here under the subsequent ownership of Dr. Preston P. Satterwhite.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Martin Hall'.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The William C. Procter Residence

The William Cooper Procter residence built c. 1910 in Amagansett.  Procter, a grandson of William Procter and president of Procter & Gamble, was one of the founders of the Devon colony along with Richmond Levering of 'Devon' which sat next door.  Click HERE to see the Procter residence on bing.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

On the Road to the Beach

On the road to the beach in East Hampton roughly a century ago.  Anyone have any idea which road?

Monday, October 20, 2014

'Minden'

'Minden', the John E. Berwind estate designed by Grenville Snelling c. 1912 in Bridgehampton.  Click HERE for more and HERE to see a brochure from when 'Minden' was for sale.  Click HERE to see the residence on bing.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

'Laurelton Hall' Interiors

 Some interiors of 'Laurelton Hall', the Louis C. Tiffany estate designed by himself c. 1904 in Laurel Hollow.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Laurelton Hall'.

Photos from the Year Book of the Architectural League of New York, 1907.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

'Blemton Manor'

'Blemton Manor', the August Belmont II estate built c. 1865 in Hempstead and pictured here after it had been converted into the local Elks Club.  Click HERE for more on 'Blemton Manor'.

Monday, October 13, 2014

The Louis J. Horowitz Estate

The Louis J. Horowitz estate designed by Hunt & Hunt c. 1918 in Lattingtown.  Click HERE for more on the Horowitz estate which was demolished in 1954.  Photo from the Year Book of the Architectural League of New York, 1918.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

'Oak Knoll'

 'Oak Knoll'. the Bertram G. Work estate designed by Delano & Aldrich c. 1916 in Mill Neck.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Oak Knoll'.  The estate is still on the market for $12,800,000, click HERE to see the listing via Daniel Gale Sotheby's.  Click HERE to see 'Oak Knoll' on bing.

Photos from the Year Book of the Architectural League of New York, 1920.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

'Elyria'

'Elyria', the Albert Heman Ely estate designed by Grosvenor Atterbury c. 1900 in Southampton (the photo incorrectly attributes McKim, Mead & White).  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Elyria' and HERE to see the residence on bing.  Photo from the Year Book of the Architectural League of New York, 1907.

Monday, October 6, 2014

'Airdrie'

'Airdrie', the Edwin Fish estate designed by Delano & Aldrich c. 1920 in Matinecock.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Airdrie'.  The residence and twenty acres are currently for sale for $10,995,000, click HERE to see the listing via Daniel Gale Sotheby's.  Click HERE to see 'Airdrie' on bing.




Listing photos from MLSLI.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

'Pembroke' Entrance

The front gate and entrance to 'Pembroke', the Joseph R. DeLamar estate designed by C.P.H. Gilbert c. 1916 in Glen Cove.  Click HERE for all previous posts on 'Pembroke'.  Photo from the Year Book of the Architectural League of New York.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The E.J. Rickert Residence

The Edward J. Rickert residence designed by C.P.H. Gilbert c. 1908 in Kensington, Great Neck, where Rickert oversaw the development of the planned community.  Click HERE and HERE for more on the Rickert residence.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

'Hempstead House'

'Hempstead House', originally the Howard Gould estate designed by Hunt & Hunt c. 1909 in Sands Point and later owned by Daniel Guggenheim.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Hempstead House'.

Monday, September 29, 2014

'Peacock Point'

'Peacock Point' the Henry P. Davison estate designed by Walker & Gillette c. 1914 in Lattingtown.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Peacock Point'.  The postcard is mislabeled the Jesse Livermore estate.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

'Rosemary'

'Rosemary', the 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.




Photo from the Parke-Bernet Galleries Catalog, 1938 and the Year Book of the Architectural League of New York, 1921.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

'Forker House'

'Forker House' originally the Henri Bendel estate designed by Henry Otis Chapman c. 1916 in Kings Point and later owned by Walter P. Chrysler.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Forker House'.

Monday, September 22, 2014

'Meudon'

'Meudon', the William D. Guthrie estate designed by C.P.H. Gilbert c. 1900 in Lattingtown.  Click 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.




Photos from the Parke-Bernet Galleries Catalog, 1956.