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1920s Sarasota

                          I’M JUST BACK from Florida’s Gulf Coast, where I attended Sarasota Mod, a conferenceĀ aimed at educating the public (and hopefully saving) the city’s stock of innovative post-WWII … Continue reading

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’40s Cottages in Pine Neck

TODAY MY SISTER AND I wandered the streets of Pine Neck, a bayfront community about three miles west of Sag Harbor, on the north shore of Long Island’s South Fork. It should by rights be called Oak Neck for the … Continue reading

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Scouting Sag Harbor

One of many on Madison Street LANDED A NEW ASSIGNMENT from Coastal Living magazine to write about Sag Harbor, mighty 19th century whaling port turned arty shopping village. To me, the town’s outstanding feature is its abundance of historic mid-19th … Continue reading

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Cottages of Dayton Lane

TRY AS I MIGHT, and living in the Hamptons as I do, I just can’t seem to aspire to a sprawling house on some acreage, with a swimming pool, behind a hedge. It’s the little cottages I invariably relate to, … Continue reading

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Fire Island Forever

Just to clarify, in response to a confused e-mail: I refer to several different Fire Island communities in the post below, but all photos were taken this week in Ocean Beach. IN THE ANNALS of my personal real estate regrets, … Continue reading

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Twin Cottages Near Bay 449K

TWO FOR THE PRICE OF…TWO! I’m not saying these identical twin cuties — unwinterized 1BR cottages in the Maidstone Park area of Springs (East Hampton), N.Y. — are a steal or anything. The asking price for both, newly reduced, is … Continue reading

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Coslick’s Cottages

SO HERE I AM, trying to renovate just one cottage, and along comes an e-mail from Jane Coslick, who has bought, fixed up, decorated, sold, and/or rented some three dozen of them! She’s well-known as a cottage preservationist on Tybee … Continue reading

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