The Plans: First Floor

The Carlisle project presents some big challenges for Boston architect Jeremiah Eck. "There's a lot of space, but it's in the wrong place," he says, noting that about half the square footage is in the 40-by-50-foot barn, which was never meant for human habitation. His design turns that barn into grand living and entertaining space, reserves the Greek Revival main house for private quarters, and ties it all together with a new, more contemporary ell that houses the kitchen.

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