Dedicated to the preservation of Long Island's 'gold coast' estates and other things old.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
'The Folly', the George Bullock estate designed by Renwick, Aspinwall & Owen c. 1899 on Centre Island. This was the second house Bullock had named 'The Folly', the first one (designed by Stickney & Austin c. 1892) burned in 1899. Bullock was chairman of the board of Erie Railways Co. and president of International Burners Corporation. He served as mayor of the Village of Centre Island from 1930 until his death in 1932. The residence was demolished in the mid 1950s. Click HERE for more on 'The Folly'.