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Upstate Learning Curve

Upstate Learning Curve

Bobby Bui and Gary Hemphill embrace a Mid-Century Modern in Woodstock.


Kitchen Confidence: Anna Stockwell's Reinvisioned Hurley Home

In the redesign of her c.1840 Colonial in Hurley, recipe tester, chef, and food writer Anna Stockwell makes the open kitchen her command center.


Pastime Vintage: An Artist Restores a Quirky Cottage in Cortland Manor

Greg Daigle sees beauty in bygone things and lovingly restores what he finds into objets d’arte.


Cantine's Island and the Hudson Valley’s CoHousing Movement

An Experiment in Community Consensus
This month we visit the Cantine's Island, a flourishing intentional community in Saugerties that is one part lifestyle, one part old-fashioned neighborhood, as a departure point for exploring the broader Hudson Valley cohousing movement.


Impermanent Architecture

A Hand-Built Woodstock Home 50 Years On
In the 1970s, artist Yehuda Ben-Yehuda hand-built an 1,800-square-foot house on the Little Beaverkill on five acres Woodstock that his daughter, Noa Jones, now calls home.


Pandemic Charm Quilt

Fashion Designer Arlena Armstrong and Producer Matt Petock Embrace Life Upstate
Arlena Armstrong and Matt Petock transformed an overly colorful contemporary cabin in Accord into a stylish refuge.


The Greek Revival Farmhouse of Joseph Gosler and Sheila Wolper

Evoking Eden: A Writer and an Artist Revisit the Past in Ancramdale
Author Joseph Gosler and artist Sheila Wolper have retired to their weekend home, a Greek Revivl-style farmhouse on 12 bucolic acres in Ancramdale.


Collage of the Present Moment

An Artist and a Woodworker Reimagine a Saugerties Ranch Home
Artist Marcie Paper and woodworker Sean Paige reimagine a brick ranch in Saugerties built on the grounds of the former Bonesteel Sanitarium.


Rooted in Rosendale

Two Artists Harvest Creative Fruits from their Farm in Rosendale
Part of an earlier wave of urban expatriation, Giselle Potter and Kieran Kinsella moved to their Rosendale farm in 1998. The illustrator and woodworker have turned the former dairy farm into a base for creative pursuits and domestic life.


Hello, Hinterland

Designer Jennifer Salvemini's Shokan Mid-Century Rambler Becomes a Community Hub
In the summer of 2020—with Covid-19 walloping New York, the region on lockdown, and the presidential election looming large—Jennifer Salvemini opened an ice cream business.


The Good Shepherds

Alessandro Voglino and Brent Zimmerman Get Back to Their Pastoral Roots
On the 400-acre Lime Kiln Farm in West Coxsackie, Alessandro Voglino and Brent Zimmerman get back to their pastoral roots while working to preserve one of the most storied properties in Greene County, a parcel dating back to 1790. Lime Kiln Farm is on the Register of National Historic Places.


Rehabbing the Past, Owning the Future

A Master Craftsman Restores a Historic Colonial in Poughkeepsie
Master woodworker Tyreik Jackson brought his renovation skills—and his family—up from New York City to a historic but dated Colonial in Poughkeepsie.


Storybook Ending: A Craft Maven Finally Comes Home to a Stone Cottage in Woodstock

Storybook, Linda Facci and Gene Gironda’s home, sits on three acres at the heart of the former Maverick Art Colony in Woodstock.


Giverny in the Catskills

Photographer Anne Hall renovates a historic 1783 Huguenot farmhouse tucked between the Schoharie Creek and a ridge of the Rusk Mountain Wild Forest in Greene County.


Nesting, By Chance and Design

Amber Winick's Aleatory Design Approach
Writer and design historian Amber Winick rolls the dice at her house in Croton- on-Hudson, leaning into whims of chance to curate an ever-changing home environment.


Home Is Where The Art Is

Anat Shiftan and Jamie Bennett Renovate a 1960s Cape to Suit their Art Practices
Artists Anat Shiftan and Jamie Bennett's studio spaces have ranged from office spaces to standalone backyard studios, so when the opportunity arose to transform a dated midcentury cottage into their new live in studio space, they didn't hesitate.



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