Block Party-Bedroom Balcony

The owners asked that every bedroom in this Longport home have its own private balcony. “It was a primary design consideration,” architect Stephen Fenwick says. A railing consisting of newel […]

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Sea Girt Sway-Exterior

The traditional seashore colonial-style home in Sea Girt, New Jersey, is designed to look timeless in exterior design and detailing, architect Paul Grabowski says. It has such features as Dutch […]

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Block Party-Pool

To make room for the infinity-edged pool, architect Stephen Fenwick recessed a portion of the Longport house.

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Block Party-Porch

A sofa and rocker on a street-side porch at this Longport home encourage lingering on lazy summer days.

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Block Party-Dining

A shady spot on the expansive veranda is ideal for beachside dining at this Longport home.

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Bridging the Divide-Exterior

The addition, which encompasses a new garage with a master bedroom suite above, “is proportionate to the existing home but the architectural vocabulary is modern,” architect Brian Messana says. A […]

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Alfresco Fairytale-Pergola

The hand-tinted pergola was preweathered to look as if it were original to the home. The terrace features container displays of annuals and tropical plants.

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Eclectic Edge-Front Exterior

Built in 1902, the Dutch Colonial Revival-style home—located in Montclair’s historic Marlboro Park area—is full of ornate period details such as Ionic columns, dormer windows and graceful symmetry.

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Shingle-Minded-Exterior Front

This classic shore home — swathed in cedar shingles — features an expansive front porch and a variety of architectural elements that add interest.

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