But you may be wondering: What about Jay Gatsby's home? Does that exist in some form? Well, of course not. Gatsby's a fictional character. And if you're wondering about the mansions in the movies, you're out of luck. The 1974 film shot its mansion scenes in Rhode Island and England. And the 2013 film shot in Sydney. Both of those places are certainly not Long Island.
However, scholars have taken care to uncover what Long Island estate may have served the most influence toward F. Scott's description of Gatsby's lavish home. So ladies and gentlemen, may I present to you:
Most of these images came from OldLongIsland.com. If you're at all interested in the old Gold Coast, or just want to learn something after watching yet another Baz Luhrmann sparklefest, check it out.