Breskin Development: Expertise Comes Threefold

Breskin Development has been building, designing, and transforming homes in the Hamptons since 2009. A trio of expertise — Max Breskin, Michelle Breskin, and Rob Walford — is all part of what makes the magic happen. In 2017, the team tackled a restorative project in Sag Harbor for the Morpurgo House, showcasing their talents in bridging the gap between the old and the new ...

Restoration at Morpurgo House Begins

By Christine Sampson | As an interior phase of restoration work begins parallel to the exterior renovations, the progress at 6 Union Street in Sag Harbor, known as the “Morpurgo house,” is turning into a history lesson on its own accord. In a third-floor bathroom, workers came upon a detail befitting the village’s own origins: A four-foot-long pencil drawing of a whale boat whose crew fights the waves to spear a whale, whose tail breaches the surface of the water just off the ship’s bow ...

Sweet Flip For Sag Harbor’s Morpurgo Manse

In the year or so since developers bought the rickety old Morpurgo house in Sag Harbor at auction for $1.325 million, it has been stabilized, and plans have been approved for nearly 6,000 square feet of living space. Last month they sold the house, at 6 Union Street, for a little over $2.5 million.

Sag Harbor's Morpurgo House Finally Has a Bright Future

The village of Sag Harbor is filled with interesting houses in a variety of architectural styles dating back several hundred years: from simple colonials to Greek Revivals to Italianate flourishes. Well-loved, almost all are spruce and in good shape. Except for one, an old house on Union Street with possibly the most extraordinary history of all ...

Haute Spot

Believe it or not, smart homes have been around since the late 1800s. The technology has changed drastically, of course, but finding new and better ways to implement energy-efficiency in the home has been an important consumer driver since the invention of the water heater in 1889. It didn’t take long after that for other labor-saving devices, such as the washing machine, refrigerator and clothes dryer, to come to market. Within a few decades, those machines moved from being modern marvels to standard fare in the American home ...

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