Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Inside Grey Gardens

I know Grey Gardens is all over blog land,
but I had to join in.

The dilapidated mansion was sold in 1979 after the death of Big Edie Beale.
Before setting out to renovate the house, the new owner took the time to document what was
left behind. The New York Times is showing this collection of photos to the public for the first time.
They are not just a look into a homes interior but into the minds of its former owners.


Kierstin Bridger said...

Oh I am so glad you posted this...I am so obsessed with the old and the new movie to come out. Great photos...I'll check out the NYT!

Linda at Lime in the Coconut! said...

Hoooooooo dawgie. What happened to the 'ole piano??

Courtney said...

It really is fascinating to see the photos, and I think it is fantastic the new owner took the time to document it before renovating.

Caitlin Ella said...

Where can I get a drift wood ladder like the one in the picture? I MUST have one!

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down and out chic said...

these spaces are disturbingly beautiful...