Tag: Deepdale Mansion

  • Dec 24 2010

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2011!

    Happy holidays and a healthy and joyful 2011 !

  • Jan 15 2010

    Favorite Website: WikiMapia

    WikiMapia is an online map and satellite imaging resource that combines Google Maps with a wiki system, allowing users to add information, in the form of a note, to any location on Earth. Here are some links to locations related to the Long Island Motor Parkway and Vanderbilt Cup Races

  • Dec 11 2009

    The Fairchild Collection of the NY State Archives-North Hempstead

    The latest favorite website on VanderbiltCupRaces.com The Fairchild Aerial Survey Collection in the New York State Archives,forwarded by Bill Bellmer, provides hundreds of historic aerial photos of New York. Last Thursday's post highlighted several Motor Parkway aerial surveys in Queens. A few more Motor Parkway treasures can be

  • Oct 27 2009

    Willie K’s Guest Lodge in Lake Success

    Tim, thanks for the question. Like many Long Islanders, I remember that beautiful building but knew little of it history.Here is what I found out with the help of Dr. Jack Binder, the village historian of Lake Success.

  • Jun 10 2009

    Great Neck and Lake Success’ Role in the Vanderbilt Cup Races & the Motor Parkway

    The Great Neck Historical Society will be hosting a presentation tonight "Great Neck and Lake Success- Their Role in the Vanderbilt Cup Races and the Long Island Motor Parkway" at 7:30 PM in the Community Room at the Great Neck Library.

  • Dec 12 2008

    Was This Building The Prototype for the LIMP Toll Lodges?

    The first six toll lodges for the Long Island Motor Parkway were designed by the prominent architect John Russell Pope from 1908 to 1911. Prior to receiving this commssion from William K. Vanderbilt, Jr., Pope worked on various Long Island estates and properties including the gatehouse for Willie K's Deepdale estate. One

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