Before and After ~ Cook Residence c. 1885 Long Branch NJ

Charles T. Cook residence, Long Branch, NJ: McKim, Mead & White, architects, 1885 In the 1880s, social life around Long Branch, NJ, shifted from hotels to newly-built private homes on Ocean Avenue. Cook, president of Tiffany and Co., had this residence finished in 1885 at a cost of $33,000. Cook and Tiffany were the best […]

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Find the Changes

The H. Victor Newcomb residence of Elberon (Long Branch), NJ; McKim, Mead & White, architects, 1880. In its time it was considered a stunning example of the emerging American shingle style and sat comfortably between an expansive lawn and the ocean. This summer palace was built for about $33,000 and, although several changes were made […]

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