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JLC • NEW ENGLAND EDITION • JULY 1995 JLC • NEW ENGLAND EDITION • JULY 1995 Alot of things must come together to make a beautiful house. These include proper placement on an attractive site, thoughtful design, good materials, skilled craftsmanship, and regular maintenance. Old houses make it look easy. Just walk through an older neighborhood: The houses may be modest (a few might even be rundown), but they look and feel right — more right than when you walk through a new subdivision. Why is that? Much of what makes a house look good has to do with exterior details. In recent years, however, attention to exterior details