Wednesday, March 27, 2013

'The Chimneys' Farm Group

The Alfred Hopkins designed farm group to 'The Chimneys', the Howard Brokaw estate in Muttontown.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'The Chimneys'.  Photo from American Architect & Architecture, 1920.


The Down East Dilettante said...

Le Hameau. Let them eat cake, I'm going out to the dairy and pretend I'm a farmer.

lil' gay boy said...

Funny you should mention Le Hameau;

The Down East Dilettante said...

I was thinking of Marie Antoinette's 'Le Hameau', where she played at being a shepardess while France roiled around her, of course----the comparison comes to mind every time I look at one of these elaborate stock broker farmlets, but nice video nevertheless. I'd live there.