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The Philip Defreest House
North Greenbush, New York

This 1720s frame house was severely damaged by fire in 1979. architecture+ designed the renovation and restoration of its use as the headquarters for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Technology Park. Restoration included salvaging handmade bricks, burned fireplaces and trim, and recreation of heavy timber structural elements to match original timbers.

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