Woodlawn 2.0

We are happy to be participating in the Woodlawn Museum’s “Woodlawn 2.0”, which is an opportunity to reimagine the Black House in Ellsworth as a private residence for a contemporary Mr. and Mrs. Black. This design exercise is based on the (false) premise that Woodlawn Museum puts the Black House up for sale.

The Black House is arguably Ellsworth’s most famous residential building. ¬†Easily spotted at the top of the climb out of the downtown area on the Surry Road, the house was built in the mid-1800s by a wealthy Englishman who made his money in lumber. We will be presenting our thoughts on September 25th, along with Elliot & Elliot and Design Group Collaborative. What are we thinking about? Well, that’s a bit of a trade secret right now. I will be updating this blog post during the next few weeks. Suffice it to say Maine Home & Design will be covering the September 25 conference.

Here’s the link to Woodlawn’s article on their web site

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Principal at Sealander Architects, Ellsworth Maine. Revit guru. Married with 3 children. Avid gardener. Lived in San Francisco for nine years. Master in Architecture from Columbia University Bachelor of arts in religious studies, Wesleyan University. Graduated Staples High School, Westport CT. Hope to spend some time in Hokkaido before all is said and done.