This Eclectic Beach Bungalow on Fire Island Was Saved After Sandy

This Eclectic Beach Bungalow on Fire Island Was Saved After Sandy

By Arlene Hirst
Two of the worst hurricanes in New York history bookend the saga of a Saltaire cottage.

Michael Silber spent twenty years on Fire Island in three communities, living in many houses before he found the one that was right for him. The house that put an end to his search was a 1939 bungalow in the village of Saltaire, just 50 yards from the beach. 

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