adaptive reuse of lighthouse
Photo: Dan Borris
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Living in a Lighthouse

The Morgan Point Lighthouse has stood on Connecticut’s Fishers Island Sound since 1868. An advertisement in a 1995 Wall Street Journal led its current owner to the empty, neglected structure. Nearly $1 million was spent on its reconstruction, which included a new lantern and various nautical details designed by the architect—a former Coast Guard engineering officer.
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