The way the story is told in the book “Breaking Ground: Henry B. Hoover, New England Modern Architect,” the architect pondered how to design a house that took advantage of a rocky outcropping with views of Boston while preserving the formation. The solution, he and colleague Walter Lee Hill concluded, was to fashion two rectangular houses connected by a 37-foot-long hallway with floor-to-ceiling windows to seamlessly connect the structures and inhabitants with nature…..

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