This seven-bed, 10-bath 1920s-style estate — recently repossessed by Patriot National Bank — was initially offered at just under $10 million. For parts of last winter, its doors were left unlocked and often open, and leaves blew in. This photo by Edgar Martins appears in today's New York Times.
In the event your holiday weekend has been spent sensibly watching fireworks, barbecuing, catching up on movies and generally relaxing, perhaps you missed the Sunday Times magazine, which commissioned Edgar Masters last fall to document the fruits of the housing boom. The photo above is just one of many, and I thought you might be intrigued, as was I, by the Times’ slide show.
No doubt coincidentally (no, I’m not being sarcastic), the Book Review today considers Continue reading