By Jayme Breschard Thomann This community was the home of farmers and baymen, boat builders and other residents.  There are several examples of summer homes, mostly built in the 1920s and later.  27 Astor Place is an excellent example of a traditional bungalow with wood clapboard siding, modest 1½ story height, eave front façade with […]

Building Address: P.O. Box 407, Bellport, NY, 11713 Section / Block / Lot:    Surveyor’s Name: Jayme Breschard Survey Date: July 7, 2004 Building Type: recreation Owner’s Name: Bellport Bay Yacht Club Building Name: Bellport Bay Yacht Clubhouse Date of Construction: ca. 1938 Architect:   Building Dimensions: 30’ x 28’ No. of Floors: 1 Decorative Features: full-width façade porch with an open rail, turned spindles, […]

Summer Bungalows Since the 1870s out of town residents have built summer homes along the south shore, in order to escape the oppressive heat and high population density of New York City. The most popular communities for summer homes were Freeport, Point Lookout, Long Beach, Babylon, Oak Beach, Fire Island, Bay Shore, Patchogue, Blue Point, […]