Tuesday, November 25, 2014
William C. Whitney as a wedding present to his son Harry Payne Whitney and his wife Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney by McKim, Mead & White c. 1902 in Old Westbury. After W.C. Whitney's death in 1904 the couple moved into his residence 'The Manse', also by McKim, Mead & White and gave 'Applegreen' to his sister Dorothy and her husband Willard D. Straight who hired Delano & Aldrich to design alterations c. 1912. Click HERE, HERE and HERE for more on 'Applegreen' which has been partially demolished. Click HERE to see the residence on bing.