The Gifford, Wittstein, Miller, & Bromley house. Est. 1963-1981

The Gifford, Wittstein, Miller, & Bromley house Est. 1963-1981. 519 Porgie Walk.   Architect Horace Gifford's (right) second house design for Robert Miller (left) and his partner Edwin Wittstein (not pictured) began as a sketch in the sand.                    Unlike his other...

Pines People- Scott Bromley

Pines People- Scott Bromley   In 1964, when architect Scott Bromley first visited the Pines, he was, in his own words, "just a green kid from Canada." He'd recently graduated from McGill University in Montreal, and he arrived in New York just as Fire Island's legendary gay enclave was experiencing...

The TV house 1965.

The TV house 1965. 142 Ocean Walk. Building the TV House. Owners were Robert Miller (above) an art director & Edwin Wittstein a set designer, most notably for the Fantasticks. The original set designer, costumer, prop master, and lighting designer was Ed Wittstein , who performed all four jobs for a...

FIPHPS Coming Out Party 2016.

September 10, 2016                                                                                                                                                                        Photo's by Koitz. Held at the historic home of Karin Adir.         Bobby Bonanno FIPHPS President:   Have you ever been passionate about something? I hope so.  Six years ago I became passionate about the history of the Pines. I like many of...