It Took a Whole Family to Build This House

It Took a Whole Family to Build This House

By Arlene Hirst / Photos by Matthew Williams
In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.

For those who return year after year to upstate New York’s Adirondack region, the mountains are filled with memories. The area is well-known for the Great Camps built for wealthy titans of the Gilded Age—sprawling compounds owned by Rockefellers and Vanderbilts and scattered along the many lakes.

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