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Rough Point is set at the eastern and southern corner of Newport, a site of jagged granite outcroppings.

A Monumental Project

The Newport Foundation restores the grand roof and stonework of Rough Point in Newport, Rhode Island.

The family areas of the house surround a serene swimming pool, as the footprint of the house steps away from South Ocean Blvd. to create a private garden enclosure. The tower, a design element found in many historic Palm Beach homes, is placed at the transition from the formal to the informal rooms.

Carving a Niche

Phillip James Dodd redefines Palm Beach architecture with a new Spanish Mediterranean home.

CH Italianate 1_17

Brownstone Bliss

The Brooklyn Studio restores a c. 1850 rowhouse while adapting it for modern living.

“Campus,” by Steve Rugo, principal, Rugo Raff Architects, Chicago.

The Whisky Watercolor Club

The Whisky Watercolor Club led five classical architects up and out of the pandemic.

period moulding, Zespa

English-Country Details with Zespa Industries

Zepsa Industries wins the Julia Morgan Award for craftsmanship for a new home in Northern California.

Buying Guide Spotlight


Crown Point Cabinetry

Custom fabricator of handcrafted, period-style cabinetry for kitchens, baths & other rooms: Arts & Crafts, Shaker, Victorian, Early American & contemporary styles; available nationwide.