Wednesday, October 13, 2010
'Broadhollow', the Winthrop Williams Aldrich estate designed possibly by William Truman Aldrich c. 1926 in Brookville. Winthrop was the chairman of the board of Chase National Bank and Ambassador to the Court of St. James under President Eisenhower. He began his career as a lawyer specializing in the legal problems of banking and finance. Among his many other notable achievements, he was a commodore of the New York Yacht Club and his boat, 'Flying Cloud', won the Astor Cup in 1923. He was also an uncle to five Rockefeller brothers, John D. 3d, Nelson, Laurance, David and Winthrop. Click HERE to see the brochure from when 'Broadhollow' was for sale. Click HERE to see 'Broadhollow' on google earth.