Monday, April 18, 2011

It's Gone

This is a follow-up to the post from last month regarding the mansion that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald's  description of Daisy Buchanan's home.

http://www.newsday.com/video/gatsby-home-1.2824842

The man who purchased the property let it fall into a state of disrepair so bad that it had to be razed. He said the days of cocktail parties overlooking the Sound are over and it is time to make way for five new houses.  He destroyed a Stanford White masterpiece to make way for  plastic McMansions fabricated with the very best Home Depot has on sale....

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