Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs

Run-Down Row House in Boston Becomes a Quiet Urban Escape with Two Green Roofs

By Justin Ellis / Photos by Christopher Churchill
A young architect transforms a small row house into a deceptively roomy family home.

Lyle Bradley was in the market for a project and a home, and East Boston was happy to provide both. It was 2005, and Bradley, fresh out of architecture school, found himself standing inside an old row house in a working-class neighborhood across the harbor from downtown Boston. 

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