- The Hartford Baptist Church and Cemetery and Elisha Straight House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
- His Fifth Avenue mansion in New York City, the Willard D . Straight House, features a lead-lined room to protect against a chemical, biological, or dirty bomb attack.
- The rain that falls down the side of the Straight house, the spaces between Rose's sputtered manner of speaking, Alvin's walk, Freddie Francis'handsome photography and co-writer / editor Mary Sweeney's fade-outs so gorgeously protracted that shots have to be peeled off each other.
- When they returned, the couple bought the Willard D . Straight House at 94th Street and Fifth Avenue from steel magnate, Bayville, on Pine Island, New York near Oyster Bay, Long Island ( renaming it " Oak Point " ), and an additional home " Blythedunes ", designed by Maurice Fatio, at 513 North County Blvd ., in Palm Beach, Florida.