Moving a Paul Rudolph House

“It seemed destined for the wrecking ball, like so many other midcentury buildings by the architect Paul Rudolph.

“It wasn’t that the owners didn’t appreciate the sleek, rectangular house; they simply wanted a larger vacation home for the site, on a scenic bluff in Watch Hill, R.I.

“Thanks to two New York designers, however, that 1956 clapboard Rudolph dwelling has been spared the fate of its demolished siblings. This week a crew is dislodging the house from its foundations in preparation for its move to Catskill, N.Y.”

To Preserve a House, a Plan to Move It ROBIN POGREBIN New York Times May 23, 2007

Posted by: Tanya

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