Harbor Hill: Portrait of a House
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Harbor Hill: Portrait of a House

4.75 of 5 stars 4.75  ·  rating details  ·  4 ratings  ·  0 reviews

A "palace" ruled by a "queen," Harbor Hill in Roslyn, Long Island, was commissioned by the beautiful and imperious Katherine Duer Mackay, wife of one of the country's wealthiest men.

The mansion along with its magnificent furnishings, art, gardens, and the owners' striving, hubris, and ultimate failure are the dramatis personae of this saga. Stanford White, the architect,...more
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published March 17th 2008 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published February 1st 2008)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-7 of 7)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
The Machine Age in America: 1918-1941 The Colonial Revival House Edith Wharton at Home: Life at the Mount Mc Kim, Mead & White, Architects Victorian Resorts And Hotels: Essays From A Victorian Society Autumn Symposium

Share This Book