A Modern New York Salt Box: Drawing on Colonial and Shaker Homes

A singer and a Broadway producer build a cutting-edge nontoxic home with Colonial and Shaker inspiration.

Michele, whose father is an antique dealer, grew up loving the classic New England painted blanket chest that now sits in the living area. Above hangs a 19th-century folk-art Hudson River Valley landscape painting that the couple appreciates because of its childlike whimsy.