Ken and Maggie Davis were told it was impossible for them to live anywhere except in an institution. But 40 years ago today, they moved into the home they designed themselves. It marked the beginning of the Independent Living Movement.
Maison Dieu is all that remains of a 13th century monastery complex. We can only guess what it looked like for most of that period. Photographs show us that it was still changing with the times, even in the last century.