Thursday, August 28, 2014

'Lenoir'

'Lenoir', the Rufus Lenoir Patterson estate designed by Grosvenor Atterbury c. 1915 in Southampton. Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Lenoir'.  Click HERE to see the residence on bing.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

'Broadlawns'

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

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The C.P. Dittmann Residence

The Christian Philip Dittmann residence in Amityville.  Following Dittmann's death the residence was willed to the First United Methodist Church which sits next door.  Click HERE to see the Dittmann residence on bing.

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Olga Petrova Residence

The Olga Petrova residence in Kings Point.  Petrova was an actress and playwright who purchased the residence from Sam H. Harris, theatre producer, in 1917 for $125,000.  The home was later owned by Walter P. Chrysler who gave it to his son.  It has since been demolished.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Henry A. James Residence

The Henry A. James residence in East Hampton.  James, an attorney, was one of the earliest summer residents of East Hampton.  He died at the home at the age of 75 in 1929.  In 1935 the residence was purchased by Juan Trippe who undertook extensive renovations.  Click HERE to see it as it looks today on bing.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

On the Grounds of 'Gracefield'

On the grounds of 'Gracefield', the William Russell Grace estate designed by James O'Connor c. 1909 in Great Neck.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Gracefield'.

Monday, August 18, 2014

On the Grounds of 'Idlewilde'

On the grounds of 'Idlewilde', the Adolph Henry Alker estate in Great Neck.  Click HERE for more on 'Idlewilde' which has since been demolished.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

'Forker House'

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

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Ogden L. Mills Estate

The Ogden L. Mills estate designed by John Russell Pope c. 1915 in Woodbury.  Click HERE and HERE for more on the Mills estate which has since been demolished.  Photo from American Architect, 1927.

Monday, August 11, 2014

The V.G.F. Vanderbilt Estate

The Virginia Graham Fair Vanderbilt estate designed by John Russell Pope c. 1911 in Brookville.  Click HERE and HERE for more on the estate which has since been demolished.  Photo from American Architect, 1927.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

'Beacon Towers'

'Beacon Towers', originally the Mrs. O.H.P. Belmont estate designed by Richard Howland Hunt c. 1917 in Sands Point and pictured here in 1931 under subsequent owner William Randolph Hearst.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Beacon Towers'.  Photo from the Museum of the City of New York.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The Meadowbrook Fox Hunt 1899

Somewhere in the middle of a fox hunt with the Meadowbrook Hunt Club in 1899.  Photo from the Museum of the City of New York.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

'Jericho Farm'

'Jericho Farm', the Middleton S. Burrill estate designed by John Russell Pope c. 1906 in Jericho.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Jericho Farm'.  Photo from American Architect, 1927.

Monday, August 4, 2014

'Wheatly'

'Wheatly', the E.D. Morgan III estate designed by McKim, Mead & White between 1890-1900 in Old Westbury pictured in 1891 shortly after the main house was completed.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Wheatly'.  Photo from the Museum of the City of New York.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

'Old Acres'

'Old Acres', the Robert Bacon Sr. estate designed by John Russell Pope c. 1907 in Old Westbury.  Click HERE for more on 'Old Acres' which has since been demolished.  Photo from American Architect, 1927.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

'Veraton' Interiors

Some interiors to 'Veraton', the Paul D. Cravath estate designed by Babb, Cook & Willard c. 1905 in Lattingtown.  Click HERE for more on 'Veraton' which is no longer extant.





Photos from the Museum of the City of New York.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Jones Beach 1938

 Some scenes from Jones Beach taken in 1938.  Click HERE for more on Jones Beach.  Photos from the Museum of the City of New York.


Monday, July 28, 2014

'Hempstead House'

 'Hempstead House' originally built for Howard Gould by Richard Howland Hunt c. 1909 and later owned by Daniel Guggenheim.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Hempstead House'.








Photos from the Museum of the City of New York.

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.