Tag Archives: AMSTERDAM

Nancy’s New Kitchen

WHEN I PHOTOGRAPHED my friend Nancy’s house in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, for a Brownstone Voyeur post last spring, I scrupulously avoided the kitchen. At the time, it was badly in need of a re-do, not befitting the rest of her … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Fairy Tale

Ever wonder what it’s like to live under the steep, sloping eaves of a 17th century house in the heart of Amsterdam?  It’s a lot of stairs, let me tell you.  But once you’re up there, you’re in a storybook.  … Continue reading

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The rise & fall & rise & fall of Amsterdam real estate

YESTERDAY’S Amsterdam post on casaCARA got me thinking about an article, “This Very, Very Old House,” that ran in The New York Times magazine in March 2006, analyzing boom/bust cycles in Amsterdam real estate over four centuries. When the piece … Continue reading

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Dutch Treat

View of 17th century facades and rooftops from a top floor apartment in Amsterdam’s Begijnhof.  More to follow!

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