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A Look at Lilliothea

10 . 29 . 21

I’ve just returned from Boston so I thought it was a good time to post this historic house outside the city in Manchester-by-the Sea that has recently been featured in Architectural Digest. Lilliothea which means “place with a view from a hill” was a Shingle-style house before architects Bigelow & Wadsworth wrapped the building within […]

I’ve mentioned many times how hard it’s been not being able to travel or even go to a museum for inspiration in New York since the pandemic began. We are so lucky that we were able to flatten the curve and now many of us are feeling more comfortable venturing father afield. Last weekend, I […]

If you’re looking for a quiet place to get away from it all this fall, I highly recommend The Inn at Kenmore Hall in the Berkshires region of Western Massachusetts.  I have been anxiously following the renovation of the main house and property since owner Frank Muytjens and his partner Scott Edward Cole started posting about […]

I knew that Bunny Mellon had designed the White House Rose Garden but I didn’t know how close she was to Jackie and President Kennedy. I’ve just finished the chapters that delve into this friendship in the book Bunny Mellon: Life of an American Style Legend. Bunny and Paul Mellon had a house in the […]

Greydon House

10 . 12 . 16

Roman and Williams designed Le Coucou, the most photographed restaurant on Instagram right now and I forgot that they designed Lafayette in my last post. They have also recently designed a new hotel on Nantucket island called Greydon House. The 20-room luxury hotel is located 17 Broad Street and was originally built in the 1850’s. They set about “preserving the history and […]