Monday, August 31, 2009

When 'Broadhollow' Was For Sale

A brochure advertising 'Broadhollow', the Winthrop Williams Aldrich estate designed c. 1926 in Brookville. Click HERE for more on 'Broadhollow'. Aldrich was a former board chairman of Chase National Bank and Ambassador to the Court of St. James under President Eisenhower. His sister Abby Greene Aldrich was married to John Rockefeller Jr. and after his service as a diplomat he became more involved with Rockefeller family interests. His father Nelson W. Aldrich was a five term Senator from Rhode Island. Click HERE to see 'Broadhollow' on google earth and HERE on bing.

Brochure courtesy of SPLIA.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

One of the handsomest houses of the Long Island estate era! Thank you for sharing with us this detailed brochure.