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The Paper House, Pigeon Cove, c. 1980-2006

In 1922, Elis F. Stenman, a mechanical engineer from Cambridge, and his wife Esther bought land in the Pigeon Cove section of Rockport to build a summer house. Fascinated by a trend to use newspaper for insulation and construction, they … Continue reading

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Mr. and Mrs. Elis Stenman Inside Their Paper House, circa 1932

In 1922, Elis F. Stenman, a mechanical engineer living in Cambridge, and his wife Esther bought land in the Pigeon Cove section of Rockport to build a summer house. They had been fascinated by a trend to use newspaper for … Continue reading

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