Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1889/00/00 John William Mackay Father of the Groom Father and mother of the groom, John W Mackay and Marie Louise Hungerford Mackay, give a large Hempstead Harbor property as a wedding gift to Clarence and Katherine Duer Mackay.
1900/00/00 Stanford White Architect Designed in the French Baroque style with limestone walls and steep slate roof slopes, construction begins on the Mackay Mansion on Clarence Mackay's 600-acre Harbor Hill Estate.
1902/00/00 Clarence Hungerford Mackay Home Clarence and Katherine Mackay's mansion is completed. The $781,483 price does not include the architect's commission, art and furnishings, outbuildings or landscaping.
1903/03/22 Katherine Duer MacKay Mother Katherine Duer MacKay gives birth to Ellin Mackay at the famaly's $6 million estate in Roslyn, Long Island (razed, Harbor Hill).
1903/03/22 Ellin Mackay Berlin Born Katherine Duer MacKay gives birth to Ellin Mackay at the famaly's $6 million estate in Roslyn, Long Island (razed, Harbor Hill).
1924/00/00 Edward VIII Guest On his first visit to New York, The Mackay's host a grand party for the most eligible bachelor in the world, the Prince of Wales.
1924/00/00 Ellin Mackay Berlin Hostest As Ellin and the Prince of Wales dance, she tells him that the song the orchestra is playing was written by her friend. Ellin then asks the Prince to cover for her while she makes a telephone call.
1947/00/00 After falling into disrepair, Mackay's Harbor Hill mansion is razed. The Estate Gate Lodge remains surrounded by a residential neighborhood.


Mackay Estate Dairyman's Cottage
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Particulars for Mackay Estate Gate Lodge:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Other Description French Baroque Revival
Architectural Style Late 19th and 20th century revivals
Owner Private
Historic Use Secondary structure

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 14th March 1991

Registry Name: Mackay Estate Gate Lodge
Registry Address: Jct. of Harbor Hill and Roslyn Rds.
Registry Number: 91000240
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: McKim,Mead and White; White,Stanford
Architectural Style: Late 19th and 20th century revivals, Other
Attribute: French Baroque
Contributing Buildings: 1
Non-Contributing Structures: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Secondary structure
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-Function: Clubhouse

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