A Couple Unearth Pencil-Drawn Plans for Their Dream Home in a Fallen Shed

A chance discovery sets in motion a reverent renovation of a quirky Long Island home.
Text by
Photos by

Chris Fisher and Blair Moritz were closing on a wonky, neglected weekend house in East Hampton, New York, in 2014 when they made their discovery. Amid the ruins of a recently demolished shed at the edge of the property, stashed between some windows piled on the ground, were the original, pencil-drawn overhead plans for the midcentury house. They were signed by Andrew Geller. "We were flying," says Chris.

Join Dwell+ to Continue

Subscribe to Dwell+ to get everything you already love about Dwell, plus exclusive home tours, video features, how-to guides, access to the Dwell archive, and more. You can cancel at any time.

Try Dwell+ for FREE

Already a Dwell+ subscriber? Sign In


Last Updated