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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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Labor of Love

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A father designs an accessible, energy-efficient home for his quadriplegic daughter. By Sara Anne Donnelly Photographed by Jared Kuzia ander around Portland’s Oakdale neighborhood, and we bet you’ll notice 363 House. A silver-and-tangerine pop among staid Victorian homes, it has corrugated galvalume steel siding where its neighbors’ have cedar clapboards, crisp right angles instead of […]

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Holy House!

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A late–19th-century neighborhood chapel is transformed into an airy, eclectic home. Photographed by Cait Bourgault he pretty chapel caught Francelle Carapetyan’s eye when she and husband Peter Bixby were scouting an antique Cape in Falmouth, so she wandered downhill for a closer look. Peering through one of the 8-foot-high Gothic windows, the retired French teacher […]

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Forward to the Past

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A Perry couple is putting antique houses back together — starting with their own. Photographs by Joyce Jackson and Michael D. Wilson hile many people are tearing down walls in their antique homes in pursuit of trendy open floor plans, Joyce Jackson and Patrick Mealey are putting them back up. The husband–wife team specializes in […]

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Gale designed the gardens with the help of Back Meadow Farm, of Damariscotta, and it was her idea to use the dormer off Charlie’s office as a bunk room, furnished with beds from an unfinished furniture outlet.

The Sailors’ Nest

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They spent years getting to know their land as campers, so when it came time to build, they knew exactly what they wanted.

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