Inside Sports – Kitchen

KITCHEN | The former family room was converted into a spacious kitchen. Da Cruz left the fireplace but added a new marble surround. The homeowner is pleased with the layout […]

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Formal Follows Function – Outdoor Kitchen

The outdoor kitchen contains (from left) a trash bin, a grill above a storage cabinet, refrigerator drawers and an ice machine. The countertop is Crema Eda marble. The backdrop is […]

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Always in Season

A roaring fire invites family members to cozy up and watch a movie, often one by Walt Disney, a lifelong inspiration to homeowner and architect Dan D’Agostino.

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Formal Follows Function – Walkway

‘Green Velvet’ boxwoods edge the walkway of Turkish marble (Crema Eda is the marble’s official name; it’s also used near the pool). The blossoms of ‘Bobo’ hydrangeas and taller tree […]

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Formal Follows Function – Exterior

BACKYARD | Tufts of variegated liriope, (above) which has spikey purple blooms in late summer, form a textural and color contrast next to the ‘Winter Gem’ boxwoods. The hedge hugs […]

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Urban Aerie

A fire pit and cozy faux fur throw extend use of the rooftop porch into cooler weather.

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Formal Follows Function – Entertainment 1

ENTERTAINMENT ZONES | Play areas include a ground-level trampoline with safety features built underneath. In front of a slab-marble retaining wall capped with limestone is a chess area; players move […]

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Formal Follows Function – Pool

At the front of the 54-by-21-foot pool is a retractable cover and at the back are a sun shelf and an eight-person hot tub. A pergola with limestone columns provides […]

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