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Pre Fab Home

Way Fab Prefabs

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In their quest for affordable, energy-efficient homes, some Mainers are thinking outside the site-built box.

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Great Pond cabin

Modern Cabin, Deep Roots

As kids, Matti and Chris summered on opposite shores of Belgrade’s Great Pond, in camps that had been in their families for generations. Today, Matti’s brother owns their family’s place. So the couple made a list of the cabin qualities they cherish to create a modern retreat that embodies their fondest memories.

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Artful Enclave

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This couple’s love of art and literature creates a warm and welcoming abode in Northport, Maine.

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Artist’s Retreat

My Space

Encaustic painter Dietlind Vander Schaaf never had a dining room before moving into her Portland Colonial four years ago. Now, she relishes having a space dedicated to dinner parties, Rummikub matches, and showcasing items by local makers.

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All About the View

All About the View

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Modern yet cozy, a western Maine retreat takes full advantage of its hill-top perch.

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Living Longer

Living Longer

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Architect Eric Reinholdt updates an ancient house style for a difficult building lot and a tight budget. By Virginia M. Wright Photographed by Meredith Perdue The longhouse is embedded in architect Eric Reinholdt’s aesthetic. As a boy growing up in Cooperstown, New York, he learned about the Iroquois’ communal dwellings from his father, a museum […]

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Home at Last

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After several itinerant decades, a couple puts down roots in historic Paris Hill. Photographed by Rachel Sieben We put in what we wanted,” Deb says. “We didn’t think about resale. And that’s why we really enjoyed doing this house.” For John and Deb Gillis, settling down was a long time coming. John’s job with a […]

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Home Is Where Their Art Is

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Downsizers carve out space for themselves — and their collection — in 1,200 square feet. By Sarah Stebbins Photographed by Molly Haley Charles Morrison likes to say that he and his wife, Catherine, used to have a house for their art and now they have a house for themselves with some art in it. Their […]

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Modern Family

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Owners of an Eisenhower-era ranch discover what’s old is cool again. Photographed by Jared Kuzia n the 1960s, guests could enter Bill and Kate Corrigall’s Portland home through a basement door, grab a drink at a white-and-gold mosaic-tiled bar, and proceed to a carpeted dance floor furnished with a built-in wooden bench. Wall speakers pumped […]

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Hearth & Soul

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Amy and Alden Philbrick strip, polish, and perfect one of Cape Elizabeth’s oldest homes. Photographed by Brian Vanden Brink he Cape Elizabeth home in which Amy and Alden Philbrick reside much of the year couldn’t have fallen into more loving hands. Designed in 1910 by celebrated Maine architect John Calvin Stevens, the Shingle-style house is […]

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