Current Projects

Recent Renovations

In the winter of 2017, ICDC completed interior renovation of one of our oldest affordable houses. Built in the early 1980’s, the home was one of the original three ICDC affordable houses. It was designed and built by islander Al Gordon.

The interior renovation was completed by Luther Smith, an islander builder. The home is now occupied by a family with two children who both attend our one room school house.

  • Before Hot Water Closet
  • After Hot Water Closet
  • Before Kitchen
  • After Kitchen
  • Before Living Room
  • After Living Room
  • After Floors
  • After Bathroom
  • After Bathroom



Houses Built 2013

ICDC completed construction of two houses now occupied by new island residents in the Spring of 2013. This project was funded by a public/private partnership with Maine State Housing Authority. As part of MSH Island Initiative, ICDC competed for and won a $355,000 grant to build forward-looking affordable year round rental homes on Isle au Haut. Matching funds were raised through donations from the Isle au Haut community and grants from the Wilcox Family Foundation, Camden Bank Foundation, People’s Bank Foundation, and the Isle au Haut Union Congregational Church. Isle au Haut resident architects Tim Archibald of Midwest Architecture Studio and Robin Tannenbaum of Kaplan and Thompson Architects donated environmentally sensitive designs. Construction began in August 2012 and were completed in Spring of 2013. Puzzlewood Builders of Little Deer Isle was the building contractor for both houses.



ICDC Completes Two Houses in One Year

Blueberry Hill at Coombs Mountain. 2013

Village House, 2013

The building started in June of 2012 and was completed with new families installed by July 2013.

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