Village Of Laurel Hollow
History

25A 1800's
Photo of Route 25A looking west toward the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Carnegie Library on right.

History

Louis Comfort Tiffany - Laurelton Hall:

As stated in the various documents posted to our website, much of the northern part of the Village of Laurel Hollow is on land that was formerly Louis Comfort Tiffany's estate, Laurelton Hall.

Additional information can be found here, including links to The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, Florida.  The photos relating to Tiffany and Laurelton Hall are courtesy of the museum, and we thank them for letting us use them.

Links:
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art - On Exhibit
In 2011, the Morse Museum’s opened a wing in which to exhibit its collection of art and architectural objects from Louis Comfort Tiffany’s celebrated Long Island home, Laurelton Hall—the largest repository of these materials anywhere.
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art - Laurelton Hall
In 1902, Louis Comfort Tiffany began construction of a large house and country estate on 580 acres of land a few miles from Oyster Bay, Long Island. On the site of the once popular resort, Hotel Laurelton, Tiffany erected an 84-room house, built conservatories and stables, and laid out 60 acres of carefully planned gardens said to cost more than the mansion itself. Called Laurelton Hall, the grand estate was the most personal and extensive project of the artist’s career. The Morse Museum’s collection of Laurelton Hall objects, architectural elements, and ornaments is the largest single collection of surviving materials from Tiffany’s turn-of-the-century home and is now housed in a new 12,000 square-foot wing that opened in February 2011.
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