The highly anticipated East Hampton House and Garden Tour rung in the East End holiday season in style Nov. 29. With more than 600 attendees, the tour enjoyed the biggest attendance in its 35 year history.
A kick-off cocktail party at the historic Maidstone Club well attended by history buffs, local dignitaries, architects, interior designers, home enthusiasts, and design aficionados.
“The House and Garden Tour is one of our most important fundraisers,” said Event Chairman Joseph Aversano, “and all proceeds will support the East Hampton Historical Society’s museums and programs.”
Distinguished guests included Media Sponsor HC&G’s Kendell Cronstrom, Alejandro Saralegui, and Pamela Eldridge, Alan Patricof, Architect Nick Martin, Interior Designers Barbara Ostrom, Scott Sanders and Marshall Watson, Photographer Susan Wood Richardson, Curt and Angel Schade, and East Hampton Historical Society Board of Trustees members, including President Michael Clifford, Vice President Mary Busch, Arthur (Tiger) Graham, James Blauvelt, and Dale Ellen Leff.
The tour showcaed some of the finest examples of architecture in the Hamptons. From Sea to Bay and South-of-the-Highway, this year’s tour comprised of five noteworthy homes and gardens offered a one-time-only glimpse inside some of East Hampton’s most storied residences.