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    Look at photographs and paintings of early 20th-century gardens on the East End and what do you see: roses, first and foremost. Climbing roses, frothy with blooms overflowing pergolas, arbors, walls, and fences. At the very...
      It may come as a surprise that a Dutch colonial house built in 1920 would epitomize an Italian minimalist style. But, after modest renovations, that is just how one would describe a Bridgehampton house today.  ...
   When one thinks of garden and landscape photography, it is often of color-saturated vistas and floral abundance. But when Leslie Rose Close gave a talk on Sunday afternoon about the history of garden photography, it was some time...
   A diorama of Montauk’s original fishing village is the first thing visitors see when they walk through the door of the East Hampton Town Marine Museum on Bluff Road, Amagansett. There’s a reason. Nothing represents the...
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Conrad and Josie Goerl’s showpiece overlooking Northwest Harbor has been transformed into model of green energy and design -- with an infusion of color from the hot palette of Ms. Goerl’s native Brazil.

   It’s a wonderful time of year on the East End. A quintessential day can include a winter beach walk and an afternoon before a blazing fire.            For the most part, the love of...

Andrew Geller, a quixotic American architect and designer, died Christmas Day, 2011. He was a good friend and inspiration to many.     I couldn’t believe my eyes when I first saw his houses on the beaches of Long Island,...
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What child wouldn’t want to have a 1,200-square-foot playhouse? And then, as a grown-up, actually live in it? That is what Molly Ginna did.       The house, a former church at the corner of Division and Latham...
Hans Vandebovenkamp, who has fulfilled more than 100 commissions for his massive sculptures and had more than 50 one-man shows in different parts of the world, has executed perhaps his largest — living — sculpture to date in Sagaponack...
    It may have been a hay barn at one time, but Tracy and David Gavant and their daughters call it the “happy house.” The Amagansett building, just off Main Street, dates to the early 19th century, but with expansion...

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