Montauk developer, Carl Fisher.
Carl Fisher lived a riches to rags story which included big plans for Montauk to be transformed into the Miami Beach of the North.
A confluence of events, including the financial rigors of the Great Depression, ended these plans and extinguished Fisher's vast fortune.
Views of Montauk Manor.
Hailing from modest heartland Indiana, self-made multi-millionaire entrepreneur Carl Fisher had big plans to turn Montauk into a world class resort, that which would rival his first creation, Miami Beach.