About the Author: Architect Matthew Schoenherr, AIA, has 25 years' experience in the residential design and the construction industries.He is principal in the firm Z: Architecture, which has completed more than 200 additions, renovations, and new homes.Other versions of this resource exist on the Web, but these are over a decade old, having many links that no longer work.This page has been been thoroughly revised by its originator, Prof. It was last updated July 2015 and will continue to be updated. Richard Gardiner, Director of History Education, Columbus State University The providers of the resources on this page encourage you to view and download these documents for personal use.'Cape Cod houses, regardless of their age, are wonderfully adaptable to change without losing their charm and livability.If youre looking for the many things you can do with a cape, Jane Gitlin offers invaluable ideas.Take the video tour for a preview of what the interior of an authentic ENEH Large Cape looks like.Take the 360° virtual tours here (Flash): 1 | 2 get directions Since 1974, Country Carpenters has been perfecting the art of New England style barns.
Now, Capes and their neighborhoods are enjoying a renaissance, as a new generation of homeowners discovers the joys of this straightforward style that combines a characteristic Yankee practicality with a timeless aesthetic.
-- Stanley Schuler, author of The Cape Cod House and Cape Cod and Saltbox Houses Introduction 1.
An American Archetype The Cape Makes a Comeback Updating a Classic Cape A Contemporary Twist on Tradition Moving toward the Light The Hallmarks of Cape Style Cape Renaissance Choosing a Strategy 2.
Early New England Homes (ENEH) post and beam homes are fashioned after 18th Century houses that are found throughout New England.
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