The Mansions of Long Island's Gold Coast

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Hastings House Publishers, Jan 1, 1979 - Architecture - 240 pages
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Photographs detailing architectural features and a text capturing bygone ways of life explore the lavish houses built by the Vanderbilts, Morgans, and others an Long Island's North Shore

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User Review  - stormville - LibraryThing

I love this book. Its chief emotion is an elegiac sadness for a bygone lifestyle and many bygone buildings - though some of the mansions still stand today (many repurposed). If you're looking for ... Read full review

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User Review  - starkravingmad - LibraryThing

Brief history of some of the mansions of Long Island's "Gold Coast". Numerous photos - many dating back to the '20s, '30, and '40s. Though the book is an interesting historical record, it is missing ... Read full review


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