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.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

'The Chimneys'

 'The Chimneys', the Bettie Fleischmann Holmes estate designed by Edgar Irving Williams c. 1929 in Sands Point.  Click HERE for more and HERE to see the residence on bing.

Photos from the Parke-Bernet Galleries Catalog, 1942.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The William W. Cocks Estate

The 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

'Mayfair'

'Mayfair', the Elihu Root estate designed by Carrere & Hastings c. 1896 in Southampton.  Click HERE for more on 'Mayfair' and HERE to see the residence on bing.

Monday, September 15, 2014

'Nearacre'

'Nearacre', the Edmund Burton Lyon estate designed by Dwight James Baum c. 1917 in Hempstead.  Lyon's son Cecil Burton Lyon was Ambassador to Chile and Sri Lanka.  The home appears to have since been demolished.


Photos from American Architect, 1922.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Jones Beach 1940

The West Bathhouse at Jones Beach in Wantagh pictured c. 1940.  Click HERE for more on Jones Beach (be sure to scroll past today's posting).

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

'Woodland'

'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

On the Grounds of 'Boscobel'

On the grounds of 'Boscobel', the Horatio Seymour Shonnard estate with enlargements by Donn Barber c. 1918 in Oyster Bay Cove.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Boscobel'.







Photos from American Architect, 1922.

Monday, September 8, 2014

The Eugene A. Riotte Estate

The Eugene A. Riotte estate designed by Slee & Bryson c. 1920 in Manhasset.  Riotte was president of the Standard Motor Construction Company.  The residence has since been enlarged, click HERE to see it on bing.



Photos from American Architect, 1922.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

'Mallow'

 'Mallow', the Walter Farwell estate designed by William Welles Bosworth c. 1918 in Oyster Bay Cove.  Click 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

'Broadlawns' Gardens

The gardens of 'Broadlawns', the Angeline Rowan Booth residence in Kings Point.  Click HERE for more on 'Broadlawns'.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

'Tenacre'

'Tenacre', the 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.







Photos from American Architect, 1922.