United States of America, New York, Nassau County, Oyster Bay, Glen Head
Rynwood (Glen Head, N.Y.)
New York (State)
The gardens at Rynwood, originally designed by Ellen Shipman were replanted in 1982 by Innocenti & Webel for minimum care. Today the gardens feature 45 acres of vineyard, started in 1982, along with formal lawn terraces. A reflecting pool is approached by descending steps in Lutyens' style from the upper lawn terrace.
Persons associated with the garden include: Sir Samuel Agar Salvage (former owner, 1927-1946); Miss Margaret Emerson, widow of Alfred G. Vanderbilt, daughter of Isaac Emerson (former owner, 1946-1960), Frederick Wm. Irving Lundy (former owner, 1960-1977); Banfi Wine Corporation (owners, 1979-present); Roger Harrington Bullard (architect, 1927); Dr. Marcello Matteini and Mark Hampton (interior designers, 1980); Ellen Shipman (landscape architect, 1927); Innocenti & Webel (landscape architects, 1982); and Banfi Vintners (owners, 1979- ).
The folders include worksheets, garden plan, and copies of articles.
Garden featured in Architecture (June 1929), pp. 360-362