Belle Haven

Editorial: Preserve, Preserve

You work hard, you make a lot of money, you buy a big old place in Greenwich, Connecticut, to call home. The land is lovely, four acres of lawn and meadow, but the house… oof, it’s ancient. You can see the knife marks they used to hew those beams. You can see nicks and gouges in the wide-plank floors. And the fireplace—it reminds you of a field trip you took to Old Sturbridge Village in the sixth grade. All it needs is a maiden in a hoop skirt stirring a pot of gruel. read more...