Thursday, April 28, 2011
The Robert E. Strawbridge Jr. Residence
The Robert E. Strawbridge Jr. residence designed by William Lawrence Bottomley c. 1935 in Old Westbury. Strawbridge was a partner in the investment firm of Reynolds, Fish & Company, was a prominent polo player in the '20s and '30s (rated at 9 goals) and served as chairman of the United States Polo Association for two decades. He married Florence J. Loew, granddaughter of George F. Baker and daughter of William Goadby Loew who lived next door at 'Loewmoor'. The residence is currently for sale for $5,750,000, click HERE to see the listing from Automatic Real Estate via the NYT. Click HERE to see the Strawbridge residence on google earth and HERE on bing.