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Historic Houses Fall Victim to Modern Demands in Westport

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Historic Houses Fall Victim to Modern Demands in Westport

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Historic Houses Fall Victim to Modern Demands in Westport

Historic Houses Fall Victim to Modern Demands in Westport

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Houses are being torn down at a rate of more than one a week in Westport, Conn. The town has long been the home to old money and New England charm; but as the demand for housing grows, historic houses are being replaced with moderrn trophy homes.