Monday, July 12, 2010
The E.J. Rickert Residence
The residence of Edward J. Rickert designed by Charles P.H. Gilbert c. 1908 in Kensington in Great Neck. Rickert was president of the Rickert-Finlay Realty Company which was responsible for the development of such planned communities as Douglas Manor, Little Neck and Broadway-Flushing in Queens as well as Kensington in Great Neck. E.J. Rickert's partner Charles E. Finlay also had a home in Kensington named 'Kenwood'. Rickert's home no longer stands, having been demolished c. 1960.