The Unexpected Preservationist // Bill Dean

Bill Dean owns two significant historic homes: the Robert Dodge House in Georgetown, and the Sebastian Spering Kresge home in Miami Beach. Both have undergone extensive- and expensive- renovations.

Historic Duck’s Nest is Handed Down to the Next Generation

Descendants of one of Palm Beach’s oldest families completed a real estate hand-off this week that included a $7 million deed transfer from one generation to the next. The transaction involved one of the oldest structures on the island, the deconsecrated church known as the Old Bethesda-by-the-Sea, which faces the lake at 306 Maddock Way. […]

Return to Glenmere // On Location in the Hudson Valley

Built in 1911 for Robert Goelet, a prominent member of New York society, Glenmere is a Carrere and Hastings-designed Italianate Villa situated at the top of a gently rolling hill overlooking Glenmere Lake. If turn of the century architecture emphasized the application of European ideals of balance, beauty and view, Glenmere exists as an understated embodiment […]