Thursday, April 1, 2010
'Wrexleigh', the John Anson Garver estate designed by Stephenson & Wheeler c. 1913 in Oyster Bay Cove with landscaping by the Olmsted Brothers. Garver was the senior partner in the law firm of Shearman & Sterling and had acted as general counsel for the Consolidated Gas Company. He was also a trustee and director of numerous other companies including the National City Bank of New York and the New York Trust Company. Today the home is the Harmony Heights School for Girls. Click HERE to see what 'Wrexleigh' looks like today and HERE to see 'Wrexleigh' on google earth.