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LEGACY HOMES

HEMPSTE AD HO USE AT CASTLE GOU LD SANDS P OINT, NY from Newsday.com (Ken Spencer) & oldlongisland.com

THEN

NOW

A GIF T FOR HIS WIFE

SOLD AF TER SCANDAL

As a gift to his wife, actress Katherine Clemmons, Howard Gould planned an estate on a seaside tract on New York’s Long Island to rival the countryside manors of Britain and Ireland.

After an ugly divorce in 1909 prior to the completion of the main house, Gould moved to Europe eight years later, selling the christened “Hempstead House” to David Guggenheim.

ENDNOTES 1

Legacy here may be understood as something of great value to be handed down from one generation to another, or passed on to other

parties for preservation and continued use. 2

Adam DeSanctis, “Vacation Home Sales Retreat, Investment Sales Leap in 2015” (Realtor.com, April 6, 2016).

3

Data obtained from the Northwest Multiple Listings Service (NWMLS), 20 June 2016.

4

Phil Nobile, “Forbes' 2015 most expensive ZIP codes on Long Island,” Newsday.com, 16 March 2016.

5

Data obtained from the NWMLS, 21 June 2016.

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