Before & After: A Couple Fix Up an Heirloom Cottage in the Town Where They First Met

The refreshed, third-generation beach house embraces its place between the dunes and wetlands of Neskowin, Oregon.
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Neskowin, a small village on the Oregon coast about 100 miles southwest of Portland, offers a magical mixture of natural wonders: a dune-covered beach to the west, and the protected Neskowin Creek watershed to the east.

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Brian Libby
Dwell Contributor
Brian Libby is a Portland-based architecture writer who has contributed to Dwell since 2004. He has also written for The New York Times, Architect, CityLab, Salon, Metropolis, Architectural Record and The Oregonian, among others.