Tag Archives: 1880s

Prospect Heights Then & Now

Mansard roof with dormer windows, Prospect Place. You can see them in the row of brownstones on the left in the second vintage photo, below. IF I COULD HOP into a time machine and go back to Brooklyn in 1914, … Continue reading

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Shelter Island ‘Folk’ Victorians 495/595K

SHELTER ISLAND IS AN IDYLLIC PLACE, tucked between the North and South Forks of Long Island and accessible only by ferry. In its northwest corner is an almost perfectly preserved community of 1870s cottages with steeply pitched roofs and distinctive … Continue reading

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1880s Farmhouse in Springs 695K

I WENT TO LOOK AT THIS 1880s farmhouse on Old Stone Highway to satisfy myself I didn’t want it. It’s just the kind of place I originally thought I wanted when I was house-hunting in the winter of 2008-9. So, … Continue reading

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