Tiny Garden Retreat on New York's Long Island

Tiny Garden Retreat on New York's Long Island

By Diana Budds
In New York’s Nassau County, a 125-square-foot garden retreat offers a haven from bustling contemporary life.

As an artist, Jerome A. Levin seeks to restore a sense of magic that modern life has lost. "We live in a world of simulations, of shadows, of media—not of reality," he says. When building a backyard playhouse for his three children, Levin took a similar approach. "I tried to create an intimate environment that appeals to the senses in a concrete way," he says.

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