The Lost Boys of Montauk by Amanda Fairbanks follows the lives of four commercial fishermen who lost their lives in a storm off Montauk, New York in 1984. A fascinating read delving into the lives of commercial fishermen who risk their lives in one of the most hazardous professions.
Chapter 15 Selling a Dream explores the housing options for moving out of ‘the city’ to the suburbs on Long Island. This is not Levittown which was constructed 1947 to 1951. In the 1960’s you could shop at Macy’s ninth floor to purchase a Leisurama home in Montauk’s Culloden Shores subdivision. The New York World’s Fair of 1964
displayed this ranch home with all the modern appliances, sofa beds and drop-leaf tables. These homes when purchased came fully furnished. Think back 60 years to all the new and innovative products that you could have added to your affordable second home!