Some of the objects were virtuoso performances in their respective mediums, special pieces Tiffany created to show his greatest capability. The Four Seasons window, for example, which Tiffany cut into four panels for the Laurelton Hall living room, won a gold medal at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1900 and inspired the French government to award Tiffany the Chevalier of the Legion of Honor.
Burrwood Walter Jennings estate, demolished 1995. High on a hill at the end of Jennings Rd. in Cold Spring Harbor, are the remains of the Walter Jennings estate "Burrwood", named after Aaron Burr. The estate was privately owned for a time, then became a school for the blind, reverted back to private ownership, and finally sold to a developer and demolished in 1995. The gate house and a few smaller structures remain Long Island's Gold Coast-Ruins