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Historic homes aren’t the only ones that deserve recognition!
Linda Andros artfully mixes the formality of an English garden with organic New Age elements to create her own kind of Eden.
Kerry Hanson, a local designer with a busy practice who was trained by a master of interiors, combines elegance and ease in her family’s New Canaan home
Designer Kerry Hanson offers advice about updating interior spaces with a fresh new palette.
Season Tours, Spring Exhibitions, Performances, Conversations in Context
Two updated mid-century homes combine the best of the past and the present
Two mid-century classics are both stylish and relaxed
A creative couple builds a Provencal paradise in New Canaan
A Darien couple plunges into summer with a backyard paradise
A New Canaan couple redefines “empty nesters” by staying put in town and building bigger
Spring marks new beginnings—including the annual run-up to the most active time for the real estate market. Typically, that is. The last couple of years had us all hunkered down, watching and waiting for signs of growth. This year we sent out writer C.J. Hughes to explore the local residential landscape, to gather facts and figures, and to check in with industry pros for their opinions. We also asked writer Jenifer Jonson to trace the welcome revitalization in downtown Darien. Up, But with Qualifications by c. j. hughes A federal tax credit. Price cuts by sellers. A sense among buyers that the bottom of the market was past. These factors were instrumental in pulling up the area’s housing market in 2010, as it slowly but surely rebounds from the Great Recession. The real estate industry may not be out of the woods just yet; values have a way to go before they hit the lofty highs of 2005 and 2006, mortgage and real estate brokers say, and price jumps of 10 percent a year will probably not return again soon. Plus, “I talk to a lot of Realtors who say they are not busy, and have not been for some […]
The sleek, inspiring style of New Canaan’s Jens Risom spans decades
A New Canaan property is restored to a sophisticated grandeur.
opening the interiors to the sun reveals the charms of a storied 1916 mediterranean-style home in darien
Slow, steady, even as expectations lean hard on the spring market
Realtors speak out: It’s a tough market … but recovery will come. Today’s buzz word: patience.
This jewel on Five Mile Harbor Road was inspired by a lifetime by the sea
Ginger Kilbane’s vintage silver has traveled from the glory days of the grand hotels, ocean liners and luxury trains to Bergdorf’s and your table.
A Darien family of six undergoes a green audit to find new ways to reduce, reuse and recycle at home—without going to extremes.
Carolyn Ryzewicz, The world is getting greener and not just in places where you would expect it
Why are Women in Business events still so popular despite the fact that women working outside the home is no longer a novelty?
Take a trip behind the hedge and visit Teddy Berg’s spectacular garden.
New Canaan’s Lee Memorial Garden heralds the arrival of spring in vivid reds and passionate purples.
New Canaan resident Joy Herfel, president of Polo Ralph Lauren Menswear, successfully manages that delicate balance between work and family.
We catch up with Bear Naked founders Kelly Flatley and Brendan Synnott as they move on to new ventures.
Discover paradise in your own backyard with one of these chic pool houses.
New Canaan resident Bruce Capra saves an Edward Durell Stone modern masterpiece.
Annual real estate issue includes feature on rescuing the Pyramid House in New Canaan, designed in 1958 by architect Edward Durell Stone.
Our annual look at the local housing market. Just what happened in 2007?
Location is not all there is to selling a house. What it looks like inside and out is just as important.
Kim and Steve Bepler fell in love with Lurelle Guild’s former carriage house and returned this historic property to its former glory.
What does the future hold for New Canaan’s remaining modern masterworks?
The building boom continues to heat up in this town on the half shell.
Meet Darien’s Rick Dudley, CEO of Octagon Worldwide, and enter the amped-up business of sports.
Waterfront living is relaxed, friendly and only a five-minute drive from the train station.
Gardeners young and old find space to grow their dreams at Darien’s Cherry Lawn Community Garden.
The finishing touch to exterior décor takes the form of rock-lined cascades tumbling into flower-fringed ponds filled with koi.
Energy- and ecology-conscious homeowners are demanding a better “eco” house. Area architects and builders are answering their call.
According to our annual survey of local Realtors, the biggest trend is homeowners upgrading across town or just down the street.
Fresh flowers to new furniture: The Martin family goes away for forty-eight hours and returns to a completely decorated home.
New to town? It won’t be long before someone is knocking on your door. Realtors, greeters and newcomers clubs have picked up where Welcome Wagon left off.
It turns out that 2004 was a banner year for housing sales in all of our towns, with Rowayton as the rising star.
Pull up a chair with New Canaan furniture designer Jens Risom.
Gardening club members work hard to brighten up many spots around our towns, and they have a lot of fun doing it.