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The Insider: Gloss and Glamour in Park Slope

My recently re-inaugurated column for Brownstoner.com, the behemoth Brooklyn real-estate website, looks at how up-and-coming designer Tamara Eaton freshens up an exceptional Victorian brownstone, on the purchase of which the new homeowners had already blown their budget, with little more … Continue reading

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The Insider: Updating a Brooklyn Heights Pre-War

WHAT IS, above. WHAT WAS, below. From a fusty 1920s apartment, with closed-off rooms, a tight galley kitchen, and dropped ceilings, to a bright and open 1,500 square feet, designed by¬†Elizabeth Roberts for the way people live today. That’s the … Continue reading

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Still Here

FOR THE RECORD, I’m still here. Bouncing back and forth between East Hampton and Brooklyn, and heading for a record low number of casaCARA posts this month. Reasons why: Work. I’m starting a second weekly column on Brownstoner.com, the behemoth … Continue reading

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The Insider: Fresh Take in Park Slope

THE 1886 TOWNHOUSE featured today on “The Insider,” my weekly interior design/renovation column on Brownstoner.com, is a gorgeously intact neo-Grec row house treated to a lively freshening up by designer Lyndsay Caleo of The Brooklyn Home Company. This one is … Continue reading

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The Insider: Super-Modern Addition in Brooklyn Heights

THAT GORGEOUS OPEN STAIRCASE belongs to a new extension on the back of a traditional brownstone, carried out by Brooklyn-based architects Platt Dana. It’s the subject of my Brownstoner column today. For the full details, including photos of the kitchen … Continue reading

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