Friday, May 29, 2009

'Harbor House'

'Harbor House', built for Alonzo Potter by Peabody, Wilson & Brown in Smithtown c. 1914. The home was later sold to Gerald Dahl and unfortunately razed c. 1979.


Anonymous said...

This is a beautiful house, Do you have more pictures of it?

An Aesthete's Lament said...

An investment banker, the client was a son of the Episcopal Bishop of New York, Henry Codman Potter, and a grandson of the Episcopal Bishop of Pennsylvania, Alonzo Potter. In 1904 he wed Elsie Nicholas, a daughter of Henry Ingersoll Nicholas, founder of a banking and brokerage house. Their son, Henry Codman Potter, became a Hollywood film director most famous for the movies "The Farmer's Daughter" and "Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House."