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Old Westbury Gardens

Old Westbury Gardens

Step back in time and see Old Westbury Gardens as it was originally built and furnished
during the heyday of the roaring 20s and Industrial Revolution - click photos to enlarge
Westbury GardensJohn Phipps DeskThe Phips Drawing RoomPhipps Mansion - Bedroom with Chinese Chippendale chair to the rightOld Westbury Gardens Entrance hallPhipps Mansion - Firelace and Oil Painting
Old Westbury Gardens - Childrens Room RemadeOld Westbury GardensOld Westbury Gardens - TrainsFoyer at Old Westbury GardensOld Westbury Gardens at Christmas 2009Old Westbury Gardens at NightDoorwayto Old Westbury Gardens at Holiday TimeMary Phipps Santa Claus

Old Westbury Gardens

Location Old Westbury, LI, NY
Built Between 1903-1906
Style English Manorial. Charles II styled mansion resembled Battle Abbey estate of his wife Margarita of England
Architect George A. Crawley
Rooms 23
Grounds 200 Acres of formal gardens
Built For John Shaffer Phipps 1874-1958 heir to US Steel fortune
Sold To Maintained by the original family and ran as a private trust
Current Use Private foundation maintains OLD WESTBURY GARDENS and is open to the public for tours and events.
Events Welcomes visitors for guided tours, museum exhibits, classic car shows, outdoor concerts, horticultural demonstrations, Scottish Games, lectures on horticulture, art, history, design and architecture
Notes Old Westbury Gardens is one of the grandest of the GOLD COAST MANSIONS. With acres of formal gardens, and a grand receptional halls with beautiful craftsmanship, it is often the centerpiece of many publications on the topic. Old Westbury Gardens is beautifully maintained, true to it's time, and exceptionally hospitable.
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Old Westbury Gardens

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  71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY
 



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