'Mayfair', the Elihu Root estate designed by Carrere & Hastings c. 1896 in Southampton. Root, an attorney and prominent politician, served in various political functions including Secretary of War (1899-1904), Secretary of State (1905-1909) and U.S. Senator from New York (1909-1915). He was also an author and trustee at major NYC institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the New York Public Library. Click HERE to see 'Mayfair' on google earth and HERE on bing.