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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Block Party-Front Exterior

Though shingle-style homes usually have more massive shingled columns, architect Stephen Fenwick says, “we elected not to use them here in order to open up the deck areas.”

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Block Party-Ocean Front Exterior

The Longport house is clad in Atlantic white cedar shingles. The windows and doors — all topped with mullioned transoms for consistency — are plentiful to take advantage of the […]

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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-Exterior

The Longport home’s two street facades maintain a residential scale. Garden walls help to visually minimize the distance between the raised first floor and the sidewalk.

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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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Block Party-Deck

Architect Stephen Fenwick maximized the pool area with three tiers of balconies on the beach side of the Longport home. “It lives so well,” he says. “You can go from […]

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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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