Friday, April 2, 2010
'Woodside', the James Abercrombie Burden estate designed by Delano & Aldrich c. 1916 in Muttontown. Burden was the president of Burden Iron Works and vice president of Eastern Steel. Burden was a grandson of Henry Burden, founder of Burden Iron Works which was the world's largest producer of nails and horseshoes. Click HERE to see the brochure from when 'Woodside' was for sale and HERE to see 'Woodside' on google earth. The 107 acre estate had been operating as the Woodcrest Country Club but they recently filed for bankruptcy and the place is set to be auctioned off on May 6th with a starting bid of $10 million.