Rescued & Restored: Tom Landy

January 2015

by Katy Kelleher l Photography by Nicole Wolf

Growing up in a bid old home in small-town Maine, Tom Landry always knew he wanted to build his own business. Now, he has two

 Tom Landry, owner and founder of CornerStone Building and Restoration, stands inside a current project in Portland’s East End neighborhood. “We’re going to try and retain, restore, and honor as much of the house as we can,” he says of this project. “If it doesn’t need to be replaced, don’t replace it.” 

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Weaving Past & Present

PROFILES - December 2014
By Debra Spark l Photography by Jonathan Laurence

Maine light inspires an internationally acclaimed architect's design for a contemporary art museum in Rockland


A view of the projected main exhibition gallery for the new CMCA (below) with a polished concrete floor and open steel structure. Natural daylight will filter through the clerestory windows. 

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Maine Man On The Mountain

PROFILE - November 2014
By Penelope Anne Schwartz l Photography by Sarah Beard Buckley

Sunday River's Dana A. Bullen II loves the state he's in 

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PROFILE - October 2014 
By Katherine Gaudet | Photography by Sarah Beard Buckley

Heather Thompson builds homes — and a company — to last on the Maine Coast


Craig Wright: Full Service

PROFILE - September 2014 
By Katherine Gaudet | Photography Sarah Beard Buckley

Craig Wright started out mowing lawns; now his company will take on anything

Craig Wright, owner of Coastal Inc., wields a spade.

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The Capozzas: Family Values

PROFILE - August 2014 
By Katherine Gaudet | Photography Sarah Beard Buckley

A 40-year-old Portland business looks to the future

Retail manager Steve Bortles, a company veteran of 13 years, helps customers in the company showroom. Capozza Tile has built its business through careful attention to the people it works with. “We’re a business, but without having positive relationships with all the employees, our family, our vendor partners, customers—without putting our relationships first, we wouldn’t succeed. It’s an important part of what we do. We don’t want to lose the family aspect of the business,” says commercial division manager Joe Capozza.

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Andy Herbine: Down to Earth

PROFILE - July 2014 
By Katherine Gaudet | Photography Sarah Beard Buckley

Andy Herbine of Caleb Johnson Architects & Builders brings a builder’s practical savvy to architects’ imaginings

Andy Herbine sits on a wood and steel stairway in a Kennebunk house recently completed by Caleb Johnson Architects and Builders. The treads and rails were milled from an antique timber-frame farmhouse that had been dismantled on the site. The home's design mixes industrial metals with rustic wood and salvaged midcentury fixtures.

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