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Old House Animals

By Dan Cooper

You may not realize it, but a veritable Disneyland lurks within the walls of your old house: every critter imaginable is running amok in your framing, and they’re most grateful for your hospitality.


The Houses Taught Me

By Dan Cooper

“There are mullions, and then there are muntins; a mullion is a post that connects multiple window units, and muntin is the small piece that separates two or more panes of glass on a single window sash.”


Q & A: The Triple-Decker: New England Icon

By Mark Sullivan

What people still recognize as a virtue of these now iconic Triple Decker buildings is their affordability. While they were definitely built in clusters, they were not necessarily the first choice in subdivisions.

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