First, we hit Harrison, NY to tour an architectural gem known as the "Fortress of Solitude," inspired by the Superman comic book series (View video below). Next, we head to Grandview to visit a stone estate, the same home in the book Little Stone House (View video below). Later, history comes to life at a preserved castle-like manor on Long Island that has been restored with a few modern touches (View video below). Then, come with us to Schinasi Mansion, the only privately owned freestanding mansion in Manhattan (View video here). Finally, George comes to the rescue to fix up a deserving grandmother's bathroom (View video here).
On Last Weekend's Open House New York
Known as the Fortress of Solitude, this architectural masterpiece was based on the Superman comic books. The property sits on a stage-lighted acre adjacent to a fourteen acre nature preserve. Inside, the home boasts rare Volga Blue granite floors and countertops, two fireplaces nine skylights and a Snaidero kitchen, complete with a wood-burning pizza oven, among other amenities.
The home is listed at $1,990,000. For more information about this property, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800.551.1410(Published Sunday, Dec 26, 2010)
Updated at 4:44 PM EDT on Friday, Apr 27, 2012