Friday, January 29, 2010

The William Beard Residence

The residence of William Beard, designed by Howard Major c. 1918 in Glen Cove's Red Spring Colony. Beard's father, Col. William H. Beard, was one of the "wealthiest and best-known men in Brooklyn" according to his 1893 obituary. Click HERE to see the Beard residence on google earth.

Pictures from Architectural Record, 1918.


Anonymous said...

wow - what an ante-bellum beauty. those monster porches and columns - spectacular. looks like something out of "Gone with the Wind". probably no slave cabins in new york, though.

Anonymous said...

you'd be surprised (cabins)

Anonymous said...

I lived was a lovely place