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Tour a Contemporary Home in Brookline

For all its abstract, sculptural looks, a Brookline, Massachusetts, house is skillfully attuned to its venerable neighborhood.

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A Home That Marries Modern and Traditional Styles

He’s all about modern; her, not so much. In designing a new Greenwich home, it all comes together beautifully.

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A Complete Home Renovation in Three Phases

The thirteen years that Ryan McDonnell has owned Needham-based Hawthorn Builders have been an education in an often complicated industry,…

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Midcentury-Modern Revived

The family of five had been searching for a house in Hingham for three years, looking for something unique, when a midcentury-modern ranch hit the market. “I fell in love with the property,” remembers the wife, “and I figured the house could be fixed.” As for selling her husband on the home,

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A Glamorous Carriage House on Boston’s North Shore

They weren’t really house-hunting. But when a retired couple from Boston’s North Shore took one look at this condominium in…

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An Elegant Georgian-Style Home in New Canaan, Connecticut

With its white clapboard and dark shutters, this Georgian-style house in the picture-perfect town of New Canaan is the quintessence of Yankee rectitude. But some pleasant surprises await inside, in an interior design that reflects the personalities and

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Beauty Mark

Don’t underestimate pretty. The word may have its detractors, but for Marisa Vara Arredondo, there couldn’t be a better description of her new Greenwich townhome—which also happens to be the place where she successfully launched her business: Phace Bioactive, a pH-balanced skin-

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A Bright, Light and Contemporary Home in Weston, Massachusetts

What does simplicity look like? It may be an odd question, but when you’re designing a new home, it’s one…

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Looking Lively in Brookline

Nothing brings a grand old house to life like the presence of children. So when a bustling family moved into…

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Tour a Revitalized Federal-Style Home in Wilton, Connecticut

Like a fine wine, some homes mature with age. After nearly two centuries, an in-town residence in Wilton has evolved into a thoroughly modern dwelling while retaining its historic

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Favorites from the 2017 Junior League of Boston Show House

William Flagg Homer’s gracious Italianate-French Second Empire villa, built in 1853, narrowly escaped an early demise. When a real estate developer bought it in 1927 with the intention of

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Mix and Match: A Classic Craftsman with a Modern Addition

What if we lived in a world of and instead of but? That’s the world in which Adolfo Perez, architect, and Nathalie Ducrest, designer, created this Brookline,

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A Classic Cape-Style Home Reimagined

John and his wife, Annmarie, had been searching for a new home for months. Having given up on finding a lot on which to build, John found himself in Boxford, Massachusetts, standing at the door of yet another colonial, yet

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A Fresh Look for a Colonial Revival

A new job at a Cambridge tech company sparked the D.C.-based couple’s house-hunting. Commuting wasn’t an option with a newborn and a toddler, so with his wife, Kate, and the kids still in Washington, Kevin

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A Historic Home in Brookline Gets a Fresh Look

The old house was down but not out. For starters, it was in very good company. It sat on a…

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