1st Dibs Reviews Timeless

Preppy New England Architecture Gets a Modern Update

Honoring the island’s historic vernacular while celebrating how people want to live (and play) there today, Boston-based Patrick Ahearn has masterminded the design, restoration and renovation of more than 200 homes and other buildings on Martha’s Vineyard.

If you’ve ever spent time in Edgartown, Massachusetts — the exclusive Martha’s Vineyard enclave known for its 18th- and 19th-century Federal and Greek Revival architecture — you’ve likely seen the work of Patrick Ahearn. But you probably had no idea that he, or any other present-day architect, had a role in shaping what you viewed there. And as far as Ahearn is concerned, that’s exactly the point.

Timeless was featured on 1st Dibs Introspective Magazine, January 22, 2018.

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