Larchmont is a village located in Westchester County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 6,485. As a village, it is located within the Town of Mamaroneck. It is located on the shore of the Long Island Sound. Before the advent of the automobile, Larchmont was a resort community serving wealthy New York City residents. A few of the grand hotels remain to this day, though they have been converted to other uses such as private residences. The world-renowned Larchmont Yacht Club still hosts an annual Race Week competition. It is adjacent to Manor Park, which was designed by well-known landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. Famous residents have included: Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees baseball legend; Ang Lee, director of "The Hulk" and "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon"; Marcus Camby, basketball player for the Denver Nuggets; Matt Dillon; Joan Rivers; playwright Edward Albee; director D.W. Griffith; novelist Jean Kerr and her husband, the Pulitzer Prize winning theater critic Walter Kerr.
Web Sites and Links
Larchmont GazetteLarchmont, New York in 1922, presented as a community web site, with news, pictures, cartoons, advertising, crimes, governmental activities.
Larchmont GazetteNews, classifieds, forums, community calendar and local guide.
Peekaboo Learning CenterLanguage and recreational day camps for children 6 to 16. French and Spanish language classes, workshops in arts and crafts, nutrition and culture, sports, games, music and drama. CIT program for campers 14 to 16 years old.