"I dream't I dwelt in marble halls"
Devoted to the histories and current state of the great mansions of America's Gilded Age.

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Lands End Mansion at Sands Point, NY facing demolition

The Bayard Swope mansion beyond the Hoffstott mansion.

Click HERE for a video of the Lands End estate and click HERE to read today's story in Newsday about the forthcoming demolition of one of the Gold Coast's most famous mansions, " Lands End". The colonial revival mansion of publishing giant Bayard Swope, which architecturally could have been the home of Daisy & Tom Buchanan in F. Scott Fitzgerald's, " The Great Gatsby"

Click HERE to read about some other mansions believed to have been the inspirations for the houses depicted in the Great Gatsby.

Click HERE to read about and see the real estate brochure for Lands End showing the house and interiors in beautiful condition  when it was for sale on OLD LONG ISLAND.


The Down East Dilettante said...

Unfortunately, the video link is only available to Newsday subscribers :-(

Gary Lawrance said...

Oh too bad, does give a good look at the exterior. I will look for another. Thank you

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