Homes

James Fenderson House

James Fenderson House

Historic Highlight

Saco jeweler James Fenderson, who selected his Modern Home #124 from the Sears, Roebuck and Co. mail-order catalog and assembled it on Main Street.

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Kittery Point Home

Living Large in 900 Square Feet

House Tour

Trisha Tobey has been in love with her home on Kittery Point since she was a kid. Not the house itself — that’s relatively new — but the lot, where once sat a rental belonging to her grandparents.

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Hartley Lord House

Hartley Lord House

Historic Highlight

A drive along Kennebunk’s Summer Street reveals some of southern Maine’s most architecturally significant high-style homes. But only when the leaves disappear do passerby get a clear view of the breathtaking 1885 Hartley Lord House.

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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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A. A. Garcelon House

A. A. Garcelon House

Historic Highlight

In 1823, the construction of a bridge across the Androscoggin River linking Maine’s “LA” (a.k.a. the twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn) spurred nearly a century of residential growth on the Auburn side. With the influx from its larger, industrial neighbor, Auburn — established as a log driver’s camp in the late 19th century — […]

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Front of Hyde School building in winter

Hyde School

Historic Highlight

Situated on a tree-dotted hill overlooking rolling green space, Bath’s Hyde School appears, at first glance, like your typical picturesque private boarding school. But take a closer look.

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All About the View

All About the View

House Tour

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

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Wallingford Hall in Kennebunk

Wallingford Hall

Historic Highlight

On York Street in Kennebunk stands as a shining example of Federal-style architecture — and an early precursor to today’s millennial pink trend.

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Living Longer

Living Longer

House Tour

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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Sebago Lake Cabins

The Art of the Family Compound

Sponsored Content: Wright-Ryan Homes

Why bunk under one roof when you and your crew can divide among cozy, self-contained cabins? This foursome on Sebago Lake provides powerful inspiration. Photographed by Trent Bell Among the sweetest aspects of overnight camp are the sleeping arrangements: those cozy, wooded cabins filled with friends. The simplicity of the shelters puts the focus on […]

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