"I dream't I dwelt in marble halls" Devoted to the histories and current state of the great mansions of America's Gilded Age.
Saturday, February 20, 2010
Roslyn House, a typical mansion of the Great Gatsby era.
Aerial of Roslyn House at Old Westbury during the Great Gatsby era.
Built for Stanley Mortimer, Sr. in 1891 and later owned by Francis P. Garvin, this Tudor mansion was surrounded by some of the most unusal gardens of it's time as seen in the above aerial photograph from 1926. This house and estate was unfortunately demolished in the 1970's.
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