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Modernism on LI, lost and found

An entryway reflects light from both sides in

An entryway reflects light from both sides in the Lloyd Harbor home of Blake Hanson, designed in the 1950s by famed Modernist architect Marcel Breuer. (Aug. 23, 2012) Photo Credit: Ed Betz

The soon-to-be-released "Long Island Modernism: 1930-1980" details structures on Long Island, ranging from dazzling, glass-enclosed residences to institutional wonders that look like whimsical fortresses. Here are some examples:

The home of Blake and Lenore Hanson in
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

The home of Blake and Lenore Hanson in Lloyd Harbor is an example of a Modernism, designed by Marcel Breuer in the 1950s. (Aug. 23, 2012).

Blake Hanson stands in a room in his
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Blake Hanson stands in a room in his home that exemplifies Modernist design -- natural materials and large windows. The house was designed by Marcel Breuer in the 1950s. (Aug. 23, 2012)

Blake Hanson's Lloyd Harbor house was designed by
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Blake Hanson's Lloyd Harbor house was designed by Marcel Breuer in the 1950s for his parents and now houses three generations of his family. (Aug. 23, 2012)

Natural materials are a hallmark of Modernism. This
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Natural materials are a hallmark of Modernism. This is the home of Blake Hanson in Lloyd Harbor, designed by architect Marcel Breuer in the 1950s. (Aug. 23, 2012)

The home of Blake Hanson in Lloyd Harbor
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

The home of Blake Hanson in Lloyd Harbor is an example of Modernism. It was designed by Marcel Breuer in the 1950s. (Aug. 23, 2012)

Blake Hanson's Lloyd Harbor home, which was designed
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Blake Hanson's Lloyd Harbor home, which was designed by architect Marcel Breuer in the 1950s, is an example of Modernism. (Aug. 23, 2012)

An entryway reflects light from both sides in
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

An entryway reflects light from both sides in the Lloyd Harbor home of Blake Hanson, designed in the 1950s by famed Modernist architect Marcel Breuer. (Aug. 23, 2012)

The home of Blake Hanson in Lloyd Harbor
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

The home of Blake Hanson in Lloyd Harbor was designed by Marcel Breuer in the 1950s. It is an example of Modernism. (Aug. 23, 2012)

During the 1950s, architect Hermann Herrey designed the
Photo Credit: Ben Schnall

During the 1950s, architect Hermann Herrey designed the Alma Morgenthau House in Locust Valley. An example of Modernism, it was recently demolished, but is featured in the new book, "Long Island Modernism: 1930-1980" by Caroline Rob Zaleski.

This house was designed by architect Marcel Breuer
Photo Credit: Ezra Stoller

This house was designed by architect Marcel Breuer and built in 1945 in Lawrence. It is known as the Bert and Phyllis Geller House.

The Abeles House in Roslyn was designed by
Photo Credit: Caroline Rob Zaleski

The Abeles House in Roslyn was designed by George Nelson. Anne Abeles, who commissioned the home, sold the property last year. It is among the Long Island homes featured in the new book "Long Island Modernism: 1930-1980" by Caroline Rob Zaleski.

This Modernist design in East Hampton is known
Photo Credit: Ezra Stoller

This Modernist design in East Hampton is known as the Renny and Ellin Salzman House. It is featured in the new book, "Long Island Modernism: 1930-1980" by Caroline Rob Zaleski.

Edward Durell Stone built this Old Westbury house
Photo Credit: Ezra Stoller

Edward Durell Stone built this Old Westbury house for A. Conger Goodyear, a former general and a conservative businessman. The house is an example of the Modernist design on Long Island.

A new book by Caroline Rob Zaleski focuses
Photo Credit: Ezra Stoller

A new book by Caroline Rob Zaleski focuses on "Long Island Modernism: 1930-1980" (Norton, W. W. & Co., $80).

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