Wilson was the chairman of the western division of the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co., better known as A&P. He died in 1929 and the house is usually referred to as the Mrs. C. Porter Wilson estate.
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The Chimneys Estate is currently owned by the family of the late Sol Goldman (September 2, 1917 – October 18, 1987), who was an American real estate developer. Together with his partner, Alex DiLorenzo, Goldman became the biggest non-institutional real estate investor in New York City in the 1980s, ultimately owning a portfolio of nearly 1900 commercial and residential properties.
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