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Walking with Gatsby: Long Island's Fabulous Gold Coast Estates: Photo Gallery (with links)

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

Vanderbuilt Mansion, Centerport, NY

William K. Vanderbilt II built his home known as "Eagle's Nest" on 43 acres on 
Northport Bay. It is now a museum that includes a plantarium and a collection of marine exhibits. Link to video in center column > .

Chelsea Mansion - Muttontown Preserve, Muttontown, NY

Chelsea Mansion was built in 1924 by Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin Moore after traveling the world on a year long honeymoon.
They incorporated influences from France, England and China while designing their home. It is the only mansion in the U.S. known to have a moat.  Chelsea Mansion was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.  See video in center column > .

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One of the numerous Pratt Estates, Glen Cove, NY

Manor House served as the summer White House for President Herbert Hoover.

  For more information on Manor House:  Old Long Island

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