International Volvo Photo Locations Part 523
Westbury House is located in the Old Westbury Gardens on Old Westbury Road in Old Westbury on Long Island, NY, USA.
Old Westbury Gardens, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the former home of John S. Phipps, his wife, Margarita Grace Phipps and their four children.
Completed in 1906 by the English designer, George A. Crawley, the magnificent Charles II-style mansion is nestled amid 200 acres of formal gardens, landscaped grounds, woodlands, ponds and lakes.
Westbury House is furnished with fine English antiques and decorative arts from the more than fifty years of the family’s residence.
Today, Old Westbury Gardens welcomes visitors of all ages for guided tours of Westbury House, in-depth tours of the formal gardens, school visits, children’s programs and events, family programs, museum exhibitions, classic car shows, indoor and outdoor classical and pop concerts, lectures, book signings, horticultural demonstrations and workshops, Scottish Games, botanical arts and gardening classes, and Master Gardener and Educator-led talks and tours of topics relating to horticulture, art, history, design and architecture.
Old Westbury Gardens with its magnificent wrought-iron gates, formal English Gardens, picturesque Beech and Linden Allees and Charles II-style mansion provides scenic locations for commercial still photography, as well as television and motion picture production. The Gardens’s landscaped grounds and Westbury House’s elegant rooms have hosted fashion shoots, television commercials celebrity interviews and movie productions including “North by Northwest,” “Love Story,” “Age of Innocence” and “Wolf.”
Their 19th Century residence Orchard Hill House, the gardens and rest of the location will not be affected and are available for still and motion photography projects.