Tuesday, November 10, 2009

When 'Birchwood' Was For Sale

A brochure advertising 'Birchwood', the Anson Wood Burchard estate designed by Howard Greenley c. 1906 in Lattingtown. Burchard was vice-chairman and president of General Electric Co. and chairman of the board of International General Electric Co. Alfred Hopkins designed the estate's farm group and Ellen Shipman was responsible for the landscaping. The estate was later owned by Floyd Leslie Carlisle who had William Lawrence Bottomley design alterations in the 1930's. Click HERE to see 'Birchwood' on google earth.

Brochure courtesy of SPLIA.

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