The 2015 East Hampton House & Garden Tour
A kick-off cocktail party on the eve of Friday, November 27, welcomed in the 2015 East Hampton House & Garden Tour. The annual event, now in its 31st year, rang in the East End holiday season in style. The cocktail was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elie Hirschfeld, “Where Lily Pond Lane Meets Georgica Beach” — a stunning summer house overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The Opening Night Cocktail Party, attended by over 250 guests, was a fund-raising event for the East Hampton Historical Society. KDHamptons shares our favorite spaces and homes from the tour in this exclusive new photo diary below.
Among the guests were: Barbara Borsack and Mary Busch, Rosanne and Richard Barons (Director of the East Hampton Historical Society), Joseph Aversano (Event Chairman) and Robert Caruso, Debbie and Henry Druker, Tom Samet, The Extended Family of Designer Barbara Ostrom, Mardie Gorman, Kelli Delany and Dr. Mark Kot, Richard Fong, Nicolas Dumont, Hugh King and Loretta Orion, Doreen and Scott Bowen, Tristana and Mari Waltz, Ron Shuma and Michael Sarkozi, Jill and Jack Lasersohn with Jill’s sister Kelly Loniewski, Katy and Arthur Graham, Cheryl and Ken Collum, Leah and Alain Lebec, Peter Wilson and Scott Sanders, Marshall Watson, Lynn Stefanelli and Glenn Leitch, Alan Mitchell, Susan and Kenneth Austin, John Haubrich.
The cocktail was followed by the East Hampton House & Garden Tour, held on Saturday afternoon, November 28. Despite light showers, this annual holiday event attracted over 450 guests. The theme of the tour, “A Peek at History: Behind the Hedgerows” showcased some of the finest examples of historical and modern architecture in the Hamptons.
- Photos by Kelli Delaney