Tuesday, June 16, 2009
If you are thinking about a wedding at Rosecliff .... Here is a great story from New York Social Diary
Here is a great story on the history of Rosecliff called,
The Adventures of Tessie
Film buffs are familiar with the house as that of Gatsby’s in the Robert Redford-Mia Farrow film version of Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby.” Called Rosecliff, it was designed and built between 1899 and 1902 by Stanford White of McKim, Mead & White for Hermann and Tessie Oelrichs. The beginnings were humble in the classic sense; what could be described as dirt poor. Theresa Alice Fair, known as Tessie, was born in Virginia City, Nevada, daughter of Theresa Rooney, an innkeeper’s daughter and James Graham Fair, a prospector who had emigrated from Belfast, Ireland at the age of twelve.
To Read the article here
To rent Rosecliff for you wedding
Posted by Nancy Swiezy at Tuesday, June 16, 2009