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Friday, September 30, 2016

Rebuilding the fence that the Bratts built

The fence was built by Ben and Gerlinde Bratt, who had lived on the large hillside property since 1967 before Williams and Pesenti purchased it. The fence was part of a whimsical world the Bratts had created on their hillside, complete with narrow paths and patios decorated with driftwood and countless other odds and ends. The paths and clearings were given names that appeared on plaques. A few weeks after purchasing the property, Williams and Pesenti were married in the backyard on Concord Street.

“They lived a very magical life,” Williams said of the Bratts. “The fence obviously was part of it.” Read more

Top photo by Jonathan Williams



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