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Grey Gardens, HERE.
Oh yeah, Grey Gardens. Some great stuff that.
There was a little article in the Home section of the Washington Post 4/16 by Sally Quinn about buying Grey Gardens but no pictures.I seem to recall that there was a shelter magazine articles with pictures of the re-done GG some years back. I wonder if anyone could find them again.
The New York Times had more pictures. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/16/garden/16greygardens.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=grey%20gardens&st=cse
I'll be taking my mint iced tea in the thatched cottage. Care to join me?
So beautiful and dreamy but it took 20 years to get there...
What I remember is that Sally Quinn had a backhoe helicoptered into the wall garden. Love the idea. I had to use a wheelbarrow and everything in the backyard is on a slope. I mentioned helicoptering in help and my husband thought the heat had taken over my brain. Why does Sally Quinn get to have a helicopter and I don't?
All the Buzz is killing me!!! I wish I could get HBO in the UK!!!
home before dark: I'm with you! I wanna helicopter to bring in a backhoe too!!! I LIVE in my yard, but my gardens will never look even a fraction as great as those.... cuz I don't have the budget and I do it all myself!!! WHAAAAAAAHHHH.
ooh, decorno thanks for posting this. i'm completely obsessed with grey gardens- just fascinates me. must be the dna crazy in me. the pics are wonderful.
Damn. Much as I love patina and and quirks and imperfection and dry-rotted silk curtains ("My grandmother paid good money for those") and a few crumbs and cobwebs of Miss Havisham's cake strewn about, that place was a freakin', reekin' tinderbox/litterbox of a mess. By and large, frame houses just don't make the same sort of romantic ruins as masonry houses do.It does clean up remarkably, almost unrecognizably well, but I can't help but think that on damp days it still smells of cat piss (and rose water.)The new gardens are beautiful, though.&&&&&&&The exterior restored: http://www.aceshowbiz.com/still/00002189/grey_gardens04.html
Incredible. Thanks so much for the hook-up to the before pictures. I had never seen the real place before. Incredible.
And I thought that I needed to clean up my house... unbelievable!!! How anyone could live like the two Bouviers exceeds even the most outrageous fairy tale. But the house is gorgeous now and the gardens, a paradise.Thanks for leading me "here."
"Why does Sally Quinn get to have a helicopter and I don't?"Because she sucks Ben Bradlee's dick.
I'm dying to see the inside..
you have to go back and see all the photos mrs. quinn had done of the house. what an interesting pot of crazy that was...touching and sad.
Me want to go there right now. So beautiful!
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The softness of the garden makes it so romantic and inviting.
Oh, that's so fabulous!!I am in love with the movie and now the old movie (well, documentary) and all the photos. I will definitely file these, thanks.
Ugh, it pains me to think of social-climbing Sally Quinn in there.
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