The South Shore of Long Island, especially in the Oakdale vicinity, has a rich architectural heritage. Some of the greatest American Architects, Artists and Landscape Architects left their mark here:

Architects

H. Edward Ficken



Ernest Flagg



Charles Coolidge Haight



Hart and Shape



Alfred Hopkins

Accessory Buildings: Bourne Estate - Indian Neck Hall



Richard Morris Hunt

Vanderbilt Estate - Idle Hour The First Mansion



Richard Howland Hunt

Vanderbilt Estate - Idle Hour The Second Mansion



Warren and Wetmore

Vanderbilt Estate - Idle Hour The Second Mansion



Lord and Burnham



Isaac H Green





Louis Comfort Tiffany



Sylvain Salieres

Vanderbilt Estate - Idle Hour The Second Mansion, Urn



Builders

William Bason

Vanderbilt Estate - Idle Hour The Second Mansion

Landscape Architects

Beatrice Jones Farrand

Animal Cemetery: Cutting Estate - Westbrook



Martha Brooks Brown Hutcheson



Charles Wellford Leavitt and Sons



Frederick Law Olmsted



Olmsted Brothers

Research sources for this page:

MacKay, Robert B., Anthony K. Baker, and Carol A. Traynor. Long Island Country Houses and Their Architects, 1860-1940. New York: Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities in association with W.W. Norton & Co, 1997.

Spinzia, Raymond E., and Judith A. Spinzia. Long Island’s Prominent South Shore Families: Their Estates and Their Country Homes in the Towns of Babylon and Islip. College Station, TX: Virtual Bookworm, 2007.



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Last Modified on May 16, 2012, at 09:49 AM by dh


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