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

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

Coe Hall, Oyster Bay, NY

Coe Hall, a 65 room Tudor Revival style mansion, was built for William Robertson Coe between 1918 -1921 on over 400 acres.  Today the property is known as the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park. Planted with imported specimen trees, plants, and flowers, it is a magnificant display of landscaping and architecture, including greenhouses and formal gardens.  For more information, see link in center column > .




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Coe Hall / Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park


Click here:  The Planting Fields Arboretum

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