For many, gifts that have been passed down from mothers and fathers, and to them from their parents, are among their most precious possessions. Often, it’s a piece of jewelry or a well-crafted piece of furniture.
Those objects become something we identify with, and wearing grandma’s pearls or playing that old guitar becomes a way of keeping our past alive.
Architect Mark Hutker has made a career of creating custom homes that elicit that same response. His New England-based clients tend, more often than not, to become so attached to the homes his team designs that they can’t imagine selling, and so they pass them down to their children.
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