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Agricultural Reserve Sprouts Tiny House

Even though New York State says new houses have to measure at least 800 square feet and existing ones being renovated must be at least 600 square feet, Matias Whitmore and his companion, Nikki Seelbach, have one that comes in at only 575 square feet.

May 23, 2019
A House Tour Spanning Four Centuries

The Southampton History Museum’s house tour this year will open the doors to eight houses that illustrate Southampton’s architectural history from the 17th century to the present.

May 23, 2019
Max Philip Dobler, Man of Steel

Sheet metal runs in Max Philip Dobler’s blood. His grandfather, who immigrated here from Germany in 1925, was a sheet metal worker, and among his father’s projects was a copper roof for the Montauk Lighthouse.

May 23, 2019
The gut renovation of the Montauk Lighthouse keeper’s quarters has revealed 100-plus-year-old construction details like this that some on the historical society’s lighthouse committee are loath to cover up. A Peek Into the Lighthouse Keeper’s Quarters

As the Montauk Historical Society looks ahead to two big projects at the Montauk Lighthouse — the $24 million rebuilding of the revetment protecting it from the ocean’s ravages and a tower renovation that could start as early as next year — a more modest renovation underway now is offering a glimpse of parts of one lighthouse structure not seen for nearly a century.

Dec 27, 2018