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AN EXCELLENT USE OF SPACE

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The front of the renovated home owned by Anick Truong and Mathieu Courtat looks similar to the other row houses on their block near the Atwater Market, but it’s a whole other story inside and out back.

CITY STYLE

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CITY STYLE Westmount backyard is transformed from English country garden to urban retreat BY PHILLIPA RISPIN PHOTOGRAPHY: DREW HADLEY STYLING: JEAN MONET When one…

BACKYARD BLISS

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This suave and contemporary backyard was a mundane patch of grass and concrete just one summer ago. “It was really a mess,” says Vic Bertrand bluntly. Bertrand, the president of full-service landscaping company Northstone, describes the area’s 2,000 square feet as an unappealing concrete patio and “just grass, weeds, shrubs.”

DREAM STATE

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Fragments of dreams. Elusive memories of long-past events. A vaguely recalled face. The work of Montreal painter Irena Chrul spies into the crevices in our subconscious minds, forcing us to look at what’s stored in there.