Sunday, March 8, 2009
'Home Acres' was built for George Whitney Sr. by Delano & Aldrich c. 1915 in Old Westbury. Whitney built the house on the estate of his father-in-law Robert Bacon (whose estate was named 'Old Acres'). Whitney was chairman of the board of J.P. Morgan and Co. as well as a founder and partner in the firm of Markoe, Morgan & Whitney. Click HERE to see 'Home Acres' on google earth.