Living Well in Westchester

Illuminate Your Experiences

We have been specifying Illuminating Experiences (IE) light fixtures for years. One of Fivecat Studio’s first projects was the interior renovation at Purdys Homestead. We spec’d IE fixtures for Charles and Maureen to give their historic restaurant the contemporary edge they were looking for. Today, the latest shipment from IE arrived at the studio. These beautiful [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 12 years ago

Millwood’s Old Put Station

Since my eldest son was old enough to speak (he’s almost 6 now), he and I have fantasized for what we could use Millwood’s Old Put stationhouse. Our fear was that if it got too much more rundown, it would need to be demolished. I always thought it would make a great studio for Fivecat, but [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 12 years ago

Halt Route 120 Bridge Reconstruc...

A reprint of the letter to NYS Department of Transportation Regional Director, Joan Dupont, PE sent from New Castle residents Chuck Napoli, Manny Areces, Jane Holmes and David Metz has been posted as a Letter to the Editor over at NewCastleNOW.org. From the letter: Although it appears the DOT believes the citizenry has been properly informed, the [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 12 years ago

A Bridge of Cards?

I met with Chuck Napoli yesterday. He’s a resident of the Town of New Castle, a registered architect and a member of the New Castle Landmarks Advisory Committee. Since the year 2000 (and for many years prior to that), Chuck has been an outspoken advocate for the citizens of New Castle, attending most every meeting [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 12 years ago

Relax!

I invited the staff at Fivecat Studio to contribute to the Living Well blog whenever they feel the inspiration. Project Architect, Bjorn Slate sent me this post earlier this afternoon: *** As the weather turns cooler and the days get shorter, it’s fun to imagine where we might run off to in [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 12 years ago
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