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Architect Harrie T. Lindeberg’s Long Island homes featured in new book

The recently published “Harrie T. Lindeberg and the American Country House” (The Monacelli Press, $60) includes photos by Jonathan Wallen of many of the 30 Lindeberg-designed homes still standing on Long Island, along with some from about 125 houses across the country. Here are some, plus photos from two Lindeberg houses now for sale on Long Island.

West Gate Lodge

Cover of the recently published book © Harrie
Photo Credit: Monacelli/Jonathan Wallen

The book's cover features a peacock at the entrance of Lindeberg's own Locust Valley house, which is known as West Gate Lodge.

Harrie T. Lindeberg (1880 to 1959)

Portrait of Harrie T. Lindeberg, 1943 (oil on
Photo Credit: www.bridgemanimages.com/Gordon Stevenson

A 1943 portrait of Lindeberg by Gordon Stevenson. Lindeberg was the son of Swedish immigrants from New Jersey. He joined McKim, Mead & White in 1901 and left in 1906 to start his own firm.

Co-author Peter Pennoyer

Peter Pennoyer FAIA is an award-winning architect and
Photo Credit: Jay Ackerman

Pennoyer is an architect and principal of Peter Pennoyer Architects in New York City.

Co-author Anne Walker

Anne Walker is an architectural historian and author
Photo Credit: City Headshots/Martin Bentsen

Walker is an architectural historian in New York City.

Barberrys (Nelson Doubleday Estate)

Historic photo showing Harrie T. Lindeberg designed Barberrys
Photo Credit: Monacelli/Jonathan Wallen

This Mill Neck house was completed in 1919. It is pictured a few years later.

Barberrys (Nelson Doubleday Estate)

Photo showing Harrie T. Lindeberg designed Barberrys House.
Photo Credit: Monacelli/Jonathan Wallen

Lindeberg returned to Barberrys in 1946 to add large windows to the living and dining rooms, according to "Harrie T. Lindeberg and the American Country House."

Barberrys (Nelson Doubleday Estate)

Photo showing Harrie T. Lindeberg designed Barberrys House.
Photo Credit: Monacelli/Jonathan Wallen

Nelson Doubleday turned to Olmsted Brothers for landscaping design, according to "Harrie T. Lindeberg and the American Country House." 

Church House

Harrie T. Lindeberg designed Church House. (Pgs 200-201),
Photo Credit: Monacelli/Jonathan Wallen

This 1930 house in Mill Neck was one of a pair of "Church Houses'' designed by Lindeberg for two brothers who married sisters, according to  "Harrie T. Lindeberg and the American Country House." 

Church House

Harrie T. Lindeberg designed Church House. (Pgs 200-201),
Photo Credit: Monacelli/Jonathan Wallen

The living room of the house built for Charles Thomas Church, an heir to the Arm & Hammer Baking Soda fortune. (The interior was recently decorated by Markham Roberts.)

Lattingtown: $2.65 million

Combining country charm and manor living in Lattingtown,
Photo Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

Designed in 1919, this Lindeberg house is on 2 1/2 acres.

Combining country charm and manor living in Lattingtown,
Photo Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

The main house has seven fireplaces. (There’s also a cottage on the property with two bedrooms and two baths.)

Combining country charm and manor living in Lattingtown,
Photo Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty/Kevin J. Wohlers

The six-bedroom, four-bath, two-half-bath home has a landscaped backyard with a heated gunite pool.

Combining country charm and manor living in Lattingtown,
Photo Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

The $2.65 million Lattingtown listing is with Daniel Gale’s Christina Porter (516-835-5512).

Locust Valley, $3.55 million

Set on 4.9 acres, this 8-bedroom, 6-bath, 4-half
Photo Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty/Russell Pratt

This eight-bedroom, six-bath, four-half-bath Lindeberg house was built in 1930.

Set on 4.9 acres, this 8-bedroom, 6-bath, 4-half
Photo Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty/Russell Pratt

The detailed rooms are generously sized, as is typical of Lindeberg’s style.

 

 

Set on 4.9 acres, this 8-bedroom, 6-bath, 4-half
Photo Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty/Russell Pratt

There are cast plaster ceilings, wood moldings and exotic wood floors throughout, as well as a gunite pool outside.

Set on 4.9 acres, this 8-bedroom, 6-bath, 4-half
Photo Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty/Russell Pratt

Set on 4.9 acres, the Locust Valley house borders the North Shore Wildlife Sanctuary. It was updated in 2008 and is listed with Robert Hulse (917-742-1373) and Bryan McMillen (917-544-6566) of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty.

 

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