Martha's Vineyard through Patrick's Eyes

A celebrity architect reflects on what makes the island meaningful to him.

A discussion of classic American vernacular wouldn’t be complete without mention of AIA Fellow Patrick Ahearn, whose timeless designs balance the romance of traditional architecture with the ideals of modernism. With a career spanning more than four decades, Ahearn is well known for elevating the Edgartown Village Historic District on Martha’s Vineyard into an exquisite seaside village enjoyed by both visitors and year-round residents. The Vineyard holds important meaning for Ahearn, who today shares what makes the island so special to him.

Featured in Yankee Magazine, March-April 2021 issue.

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