Alyssa Giacobbe'S latest stories

Jamaica Plain No More

Equal parts old and new, a 19th-century Victorian came together quite simply.

High Style in the North End

A 1,500-square-foot urban retreat blends old-world décor with new-world luxury.

House of Stone

A modern masterpiece on Martha's Vineyard gets set in concrete.

Vintage Beauty

Quirky collectibles and fresh, modern design collide in a South End brownstone.

Selling God

In the modern age, Unitarian Universalism's constant soul-searching had become its biggest liability: It lacked a clear advertising angle.

Up in the Air

A South End family makes use of a sprawling Tremont Street townhouse—all six floors of it.

House of Curiosities

Two ex-urbanites bring their eclectic sense of style to a 19th-century Greek Revival in Newburyport.

Out of the Closet: Bottled Up

TJ Douglas’s home reflects a man with refined tastes—and a love of sneakers.

Black & Blue

Damien Echols spent 18 years on death row until the case against him was destroyed. Now he's attempting to rebuild his life.

Fresh Take

Alina Roytberg’s Brookline home is a study in contrasts.