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

Monday, April 18, 2011

Demolition of Lands End

Click HERE to see dramatic photos of the destruction of , "Lands End" the once magnificent mansion thought to be the inspiration for Daisy Buchanan's in F. Scott Fitzgerald's, " The Great Gatsby". The 100 year old Gold Coast landmark, which had  an asking price of $50,000,000 and was bought for less than half of that, became  a ruin in only a few short years.

Click HERE to read more about other Long Island mansions, thought to be inspirations for the Gatsby Mansions.

Click HERE to read about Herbert Bayard Swope.

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