Homes & Design Photo Credit: John Sherlock

Throwback Thursday: Island Retreats from July 1983

Island lovers of the 80s share their visions of paradise

Summer vacations are all about getting away, and what’s a better escape than an island? In July 1983, writer Carolann Rule profiled a handful of homeowners from the Strait of Georgia whose homes still inspire dreams of year-round island residency.

32 years apart. On the left is a meditative coastal moment from July 1983, and on the right is a much different ocean vista from July/August 2015.

Click the picture below to start the slideshow and travel back in time.

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If these homes made you nostalgic for more design gold from the 1980s, check out past throwbacks here and here.


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