grand piazza overlooking the ocean. this is a view of the house built in 1902 for the Coolidge Family of Boston. Architect was Charles McKim of McKim Mead and White. Known locally as Marble Palace it was taken down in the fifties. The 66 acres are now The Coolidge Reservation owned by The Trustees of Reservations. Manchester Massachusetts.

August 24, 1847: Charles McKim, founder and co-partner of McKim, Mead & White, architects of the first Pennsylvania Station, the second Madison Square Garden and the Pierpont Morgan Library, among other buildings, is born.

Construction of Pennsylvania Station, New York. Photograph by August Patzig, ca. 1910. McKim, Mead and White Architectural Record Collection. New-York Historical Society # 69863