Tuesday, August 14, 2007

In Memoriam: Brook Astor

Brooke Astor, the philanthropist and society doyenne, passed away yesterday at Holly Hill, her estate in Briarcliff Manor, New York. She was 105 years old. New York will not be the same without her.

To see a lovely feature on Mrs. Astor's "picking" garden at her home in Maine on House and Garden's website, please click here.

Photograph courtesy of the New York Times.


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