Now that the news of the sad fate of Land's End, the Long Island estate said to be the inspiration for the setting of Daisy Buchanan's parties in F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, has shocked and awed preservationists, lovers of literature, and haters of high-end development communities near and far, today the Daily Mail releases some new photos of the neglected property. Built in 1902, the house and its grounds cost owner David Brodsky $4,500 per day to maintain—and it was that hefty $30M price tag that apparently detracted potential buyers. Have a look above.
· Farewell to a golden age: Crumbling $30million 'Great Gatsby' mansion faces demolition... because no one will buy it [Daily Mail]
· Gatsby House to Become True "Valley of the Ashes" Development [Curbed National]