Absolutely smitten by film maker James Ivory's Federalist-style home in Hudson Valley, as depicted in The NY Times. The home, which sits on 12 acres, was purchased in 1975 with Ivory's partner in tow and was the incubator for many of Ivory's films and thought making. As the article describes, Ivory is "not seduced by modernity" which is evidenced by the authentic nature of the civil war home. Within the home exists a bounty of stories, heirlooms & artful works that interplay with each other. To watch his house tour, visit here.