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A-frame Houses Stage a Massive Comeback for the Instagram Age

August 6, 2020

A-frame houses are a nostalgic slice of the modern era. Their unique design and living space challenges have captured the minds and hearts of many in recent years. This New York Post article reviews the challenges and rewards of one property located in Kerhonkson, NY. The Black A-Frame quickly gained fame on social media. Instagram is host to countless posts and hashtags dedicated to showcasing the charm of the A-frame, which could have accelerated the style’s surge in popularity. This A-frame renaissance, as author Amy Plitt defines it, has made them hot commodities on the market.

“A-frame houses stage a massive comeback for the Instagram age,” New York Post, June 25, 2020.

Jeremy Parker and Carlos Breton renovated an A-frame in the Hudson Valley. Photo by Chris Daniele.