Wednesday, August 25, 2010


A spread on 'Munnysunk', the Frank Bailey estate enlarged by Severance & Schumm c. 1912 in Locust Valley. Bailey was president of the Title Guarantee & Trust Company and was a developer in Brooklyn, credited with the development of Brownsville, Bensonhurst, Borough Park and Long Beach. Click HERE for more on 'Munnysunk'.

Pictures from Country Life in America, 1916.


The Ancient said...

Gotta love the name.

magnus said...

And it's open to the public as Bailey Arboretum. Well worth a visit if you're in the 'hood.

Anonymous said...

said with ubiquitous lockjaw accent, "munnysunk, dear, munnysunk"