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  “Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” ~ Henry James, as quoted by Edith Wharton   For Americans, the words “front porch” conjure a similar feeling of warmth, contentment, ease, nostalgia.

Former Rhinebeck & Connecticut train depot & New York Central caboose in Copake, NY In collaboration with an intrepid property owner and train enthusiast (follow @copakedepot), we are deep into planning for the rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of these two structures.