Before: Hidden behind the weeds in the Northeast Kingdom region of Vermont, the
1850 house (above) featured a steep roof, pilasters, pediments, and moldings in the
Greek Revival style. After: One hundred miles away and two-years later, the house
stands fully restored (below) near the shores of Lake Champlain. Note arched barn door
was converted to entryway.
by EDWARD BEHR
Just think, if we moved this
antique house to an upscale
town, and tastefully restored
it, boy could we make a
bundle. . .
In August, 1982, I was looking for a
new building project and I called up a
builder friend, Ralph. I wanted him to
join forces with me on my bright