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Walking with Gatsby: Long Island's Fabulous Gold Coast Estates: Articles

Resources discussing the fabulous estates that led to Long Island's north shore, from Great Neck to Huntington, being dubbed the Gold Coast.

Often in Movies

Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury, NY, a former Phipps Estate and now an inarguable treasure open to the public. The mansion and grounds have served as backdrops in many Hollywood films. Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959) saw Cary Grant's Roger Thornhill held captive here (exterior shots only; the interior was recreated on a Hollywood set). You can also spot this mansion in:  Love Story (1970), Age of Innocence (1993), Wolf (1994), American Gangster (2007), and many more films.

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Chrysler Estate aka/Forker House & Wiley Hall

The Chrysler Estate was originally built for Henri Bendel in 1916. The estate was subsequently acquired by Walter Chrysler in 1923, and finally by the U.S. government. Today it is part of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

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