'Great Gatsby' Mansion on Long Island Demolished
The house was built in 1902 and was inhabited for a while by journalist Herbert Bayard Swope, an early Pulitzer Prize winner and editor of the New York World. Guests in that era included the Fitzgeralds, as well as Groucho Marx, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and Dorothy Parker, according to Forbes.
After the jump, watch the dramatic demolition footage from CNN.
AOL Real Estate featured the fabled estate and its neighbors a few times, in "'Great Gatsby' Mansion in Its Original Grandeur" and "Long Island Mansion for Sale: Live Like Gatsby."
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