The view from the loft bedroom of Laura Plummer and Michael Nelson’s east side home. Photo by Kendall Reeves

 

BY TRACY ZOLLINGER TURNER
PHOTOGRAPHY BY KENDALL REEVES

If we have the privilege of choice, the environment in which we live is a reflection of who we are. The owners of the four homes featured here all share the characteristics of decisiveness, risk-taking, passionate vision, and a powerful sense of place.

Within the walls of these distinctive dwellings are two couples who abandoned brand-new custom-built structures in order to pursue and restore older, more stylized homes. There is a woman who grew up in a culture that fostered hospitable, welcoming domestic atmospheres who later found her inner Ralph Lauren-inspired groove. And finally, one daring Indiana University professional couple demolished a derelict house in order to build the madly modern, hardware-adorned loft home of their dreams. Bold moves all.

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