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Pembroke Mansion

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Name

Pembroke

Location Red Spring Lane, Glen Cove, NY
Built 1916
Style French neoclassical
Architect C.P.H. Gilbert
Rooms 82
Grounds 46 Acres
Built For Captain Joseph R. De Lemar
Cost  
Sold To 1920, Marcus Loew of Metro Goldwyn Mayer and Loew's Theaters
Current Use demolished late 1990's
Notes: Born in Holland, financier and western mining entrepreneur - Captain Joseph DeLemar. The Pembroke Mansion had a palm court, cave, 70 ft water tower with an elevator leading to a tea house, indoor tennis court, and stained glass windows designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany.

This 60,000 square foot Gold Coast Mansion included 12 bedrooms, 12 baths, a billiard room, den, dining room, mirrored breakfast room, long party rooms to entertain hundreds of guests. De Lamar enjoyed playing an intricate pipe organ at the base of his stairway. Large windows overlooked exquisite gardens, the private bathing casino and boat landing on the Long Island Sound.

There was also a bowling alley, squash courts, shooting ranges, a gymnasium, a private movie theater with murals from then popular silent movies such as "The Sheik."

Website(s)

 

 

Map  
Blogs Alice DeLamar's Father Capt. Joseph DeLemar
Remains

10-story belvedere water tower - is still standing in a luxury gated community called the Legend Yacht & Beach Club.