Architectural Digest - May 1999

Biography of a Country House
Author Gerald Clarke’s Shingled Refuge on the Eastern End of Long Island

page 232
“A house so connected to the outdoors cannot, of course, be separated from its surroundings. When I bought the land, it was a beautiful but blank slate, covered with nothing but coarse grass and weeds, the only trees being those around the pond. With the help of an excellent local landscaper, Elizabeth A. Lear, I slowly proceeded to fill in that empty expanse.”