Urban Island Village Compound

Inventing History

A new federal colonial home creates its own convincing chronology

Patrick Ahearn is as much a storyteller as an architect. When designing a vacation home on Martha’s Vineyard for he and his family, he turned to the past for inspiration, then took a leap of imagination. The result is a home rich with history – albeit entirely made up.

Urban Island Village Compound was featured in Beautiful Homes, Spring 2009 issue.