Tag: Lodges


  • Sep 27 2012

    John Russell Pope’s Last Motor Parkway Commission in Garden City

    William K. Vanderbilt Jr's favorite architect for the Motor Parkway was John Russell Pope, who designed the first six toll lodges and the Petit Trianon Inn. Pope's last Motor Parkway commission was to design a Garden City office building in 1912 to be built adjacent to the Garden City Lodge.

  • Nov 11 2010

    From the Ron Ridolph Collection- Then & Now: Motor Parkway Lodges

    When Ron Ridolph walked the Long Island Motor Parkway in the 1970s and 1980s he documented four toll lodges that were still standing...or was it five? Here are my "Then" photos as compared to Ron's "Now" photos circa 1970 to 1981.

  • Aug 02 2010

    Archives: Long Island Motor Parkway Toll Lodges

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  • Dec 26 2009

    Then & Now: The Great Neck Lodge in Lake Success

    The Great Neck Lodge, located off Lakeville Road in Lake Success, was one of the six toll lodges designed by John Russell Pope. As shown in this photo looking east, Lake Success was the western terminus of the Motor Parkway in 1911. Note the barricade blocking access to the Lakeville Road

  • Jun 30 2009

    Then & Now: The Massapequa Lodge

    Continuing our "Then and Now" series, this photo captured Old 16, the eventual winner of the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race, climbing the Long Island Motor Prarkway bridge over Massapequa-Hicksville Road. To the right is the Massapqua Lodge, one of the three John Russell Pope-designed toll lodges opened in 1908.