Tag Archives: shutters

Philadelphia: Fitler Square

BACK FROM TWO BUSY DAYS in Philadelphia and a fair amount of wandering in neighborhoods previously admired only from behind the windshield of my car. I wanted to go back to Fitler Square, a few blocks southwest of elegant Rittenhouse … Continue reading

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Sweet Shutters

East Hampton, N.Y. I LOVE SHUTTERS — louvered, paneled, pickets, cut-outs — though I’ve never really lived in a house that has them. My present cottage on Long Island is not gonna be the one. Shutters don’t make sense with … Continue reading

Posted in BROOKLYN, HAMPTONS, HUDSON VALLEY, LONG ISLAND, MANHATTAN, OLD-HOUSE MAKEOVERS, PHILADELPHIA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments