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Details of a beach shack makeover

Scenes from the condemned beach shack that became a dream house

Before: The front of the cottage
Thomas J. Story

Before: The front of the cottage

An 800-square-foot ramshackle structure was the starting point for the couple's four-year project. "The owner actually paid me to fix it up enough so that he was able to legally sell it to me," Joe Rivers Altieri says.  


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