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    The New York architects William Brockschmidt and Richard Dragisic found their second home, Casa Grotta, in the southern Sicilian town of Modica.











    Casa Grotta - The New York Times > Great Homes and Destinations > Slide Show > Slide 9 of 10

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    Wonderfull place, you've got to love those sturdy Mediterranean houses that you don't need to decorate, just one bed and the bedroom looks perfect, the stone floors couldn't look better - According to the NYT the grotta part below the house used to be a church and a cemetery, so it's quite insulting that those people saw it fit to install their half bath there

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    It says tomb, not cemetary. At any rate,life goes on. I am glad they were able to salvage this place and enjoy it.
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    ^^Tomb or cemetary, it's the same purpose, if you feel the need to transform it to install a toilet I call it savage, not salvage...Some places inspire lofty feelings but some people have to be pedestrian about everything

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    Stunning.

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    It would be an excellent place to throw a party!

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    That evening view of the city - woah. Lovely!

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    I know, pretty huh? I grew up in Sicily for a good chunk of my childhood and this picture makes me miss it.
    It was so nice to stare at the hillside villages all lit up at night.

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    Absolutely beautiful. I wish I could live in a home like that!

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