This Vignette-Rich Cottage on Long Island Is Full of Rare and Vintage Furniture

This Vignette-Rich Cottage on Long Island Is Full of Rare and Vintage Furniture

By Arlene Hirst
Greenport Residence in New York reflects a couple’s far-reaching tastes.

Francine Monaco liked spending weekends on Long Island’s North Fork so much that, in 2001, she decided to buy her own place there. Francine, an architect at D’Aquino Monaco in Manhattan, chose Greenport—then a sleepy fishing village, now a burgeoning resort town—because she wanted a place she could get to without a car. Good train service and walkable small-town streets made that possible.

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