The Great Gatsby remake opened yesterday to mixed reviews, but one thing
everyone agrees upon… it’s quite the spectacle… a visual feast for the eyes
that appropriately captures the over-the-top decadence and extravagance that
was the Gilded Age.
by the legendary Addison Mizner in 1919.
Gurnee Munn, was sold in 1960 by his daughter Fernanda Wanamaker Munn, to her
half-brother, Arturo de Heeren and his wife, Aimee. The glamorous Aimee de Heeren
died in 2006 at 103 years of age. An exotic beauty, Aimee de Heeren was a fixture
on the international social scene and a regular on the best-dressed lists.
“quite possibly the most romantic period oceanfront mansion available in Palm
Beach today,” and “one of the last Great Houses of Palm Beach,” is a majestic
and picturesque 13,000+ square foot villa that sprawls over 1.5 acres,
featuring 150 feet of idyllic direct private beachfront. Exquisitely preserved
in museum condition, the mansion features 12 bedrooms, 12 full and 3 partial
bathrooms, elevator, guest house, pool, beach cabana, tennis court, and three
just see Daisy and Gatsby wintering at Louwana? Interestingly, Louwana’s next
door neighbor is the Trump monstrosity, sold in 2008 for $95M, yeck. Click here for a peek inside the de Heeren’s Manhattan pad, which was every bit as
luxurious as Louwana…. They also had homes in Paris and Biarritz. What a life!