Tag Archives: George Gershwin

Beating Against the Current: Lands End, Gatsby’s Mansion, Is Set To Be Demolished

(Above, the Lands End estate. NYTCREDIT: Joshua Bright for The New York Times) “There was croquet on the 13 acres of lawn, illumined by car headlights and parties at all hours for what Swope’s wife, Margaret, described as “an absolutely … Continue reading

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Glamour vs. Elegance

You’ve made my life so glamorous, You can’t blame me for feeling amorous, ‘S wonderful ! ‘S marvelous ! That you should care for me ! (“S’Wonderful” George Gershwin) This is always a tricky one. As my friend The Architect … Continue reading

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