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Tag: Sigmund Stern

Cornish Estate

Photo © 2016 David Bulit, Cornish Estate - Cold Springs, New York

Built by Sigmund Stern in the early 1910s, his estate near Cold Spring, New York included the mansion, a garage, swimming pool, gardens, and other outbuildings. Just a few years after its construction, and after the death of his wife, Stern sold the estate to newlyweds Edward and Selina Cornish. Though they referred to their