Author: Lauren Payne

Showing Off

April 16, 2009

Everybody loves visiting a show house. It’s an amazing opportunity to enter a grand home and see the latest in decorating ideas from top designers.

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Home Of The Brave

April 13, 2009

A Jersey town honors its wounded Iraq veteran with a place that’s truly his own.

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Nick Petruzzelli never fancied himself a real estate developer. He has always been a builder.

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Michael Graves’s designs are known worldwide, from the Swan and Dolphin Resort in Walt Disney World to the Alessi tea kettle with the whimsical bird spout—a project that propelled Graves to design stardom some twenty years ago.

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Sister Sister

March 18, 2009

Who says you can’t go home again? These sisters live side by side under one roof, right where they grew up.

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On The Waterfront

February 11, 2009

Living on Lake Hoptacong means a lot of things to a lot of people. Here, a slice of lake life.

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Labor Of Love

January 15, 2009

A New Jersey architectural team painstakingly restores—over a twenty-year period—a classic Frank Lloyd Wright gem of a house.

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Industrial Strength

December 8, 2008

Despite the real estate slump—or perhaps because of it—factory-to-residential conversions are on the rise statewide.

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Homelike for the Holidays

November 12, 2008

nothing brings warmth to the holidays like a B&B decked out for the season. Here is a look at two of New Jersey Monthly's favorite holiday B&B hot spots.

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Style Makers

September 18, 2008

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