'Martin Hall', the James E. Martin Sr. estate designed by Little & O'Connor c. 1900 in Great Neck. Martin was an executive at Standard Oil and had been retired for some time when he was killed on Christmas Eve, 1905 when the car he was in (which was racing his son out to Bayside for lunch with friends) hit a patch of soft road and flipped into a ditch, his head being crushed (he was also the brother of Bradley Martin, father of the B.M. who resided at 'Knole' in Old Westbury). Martin's wife, Florence C. Brokaw, was the sister of Clifford Brokaw who resided at 'The Elms' in Glen Cove. Following the death of James Martin, his widow Florence remarried Dr. Preston Pope Satterwhite in 1908. The two continued to reside in 'Martin Hall' and Satterwhite hired the Olmsted Brothers to landscape the grounds between 1915-18. Satterwhite remained in the house following the death of Florence in 1927 until a short circuit in the organ caused a large fire in 1932, burning the house to the ground. The estimated damage was $1,500,000. Click HERE to see what the area looks like today on bing.