Tag Archives: Carroll Gardens

The Insider: Rethinking a Carroll Gardens Brownstone for the 21st C.

    I DIG THE AUDACITY of Tamara Eaton‘s interior design for this no-compromises reno in Carroll Gardens: a five-story overhaul of a decrepit brownstone by Brooklyn’s CWB Architects, complete with elevator, new roof deck, and lots more (the homeowner’s … Continue reading

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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: Small & Stylish in Carroll Gardens

IT’S THE END OF AN ERA: my last Thursday design column for the Brooklyn real-estate website Brownstoner,The Insider, went up this morning. I saved one of my favorites for last: the 600-square-foot apartment of my friend Robert Farrell, an interior … Continue reading

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The Outsider: Private Woodland in Carroll Gardens

INTERIOR DESIGNER Robert Farrell re-made his Brooklyn backyard with dense plantings of small trees and shade-tolerant perennials. It’s the subject of my column today on Brownstoner.com. Read all about it by clicking this link.

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The Insider: Green Agenda in Carroll Gardens

THIS c.1900 BROOKLYN ROW HOUSE is about as green as you can get without being LEED-certified. The DUMBO architecture firm Delson or Sherman took on the job of converting the three-unit house, which had had the same owner for 50 … Continue reading

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The Insider: Newlywed’s Nest in Carroll Gardens

TODAY, “THE INSIDER” — my weekly column for the Brooklyn real estate website Brownstoner.com — visits a sweet rental apartment decorated by Lauren Stern, a young interior designer who lives there with her husband of one year, Ori Schwartz. It’s … Continue reading

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Debut of “The Insider” on Brownstoner.com

LAST THURSDAY, the first post in my new series “The Insider,” exploring how we Brooklynites furnish and decorate our homes, went up on┬áthe powerhouse real-estate site, Brownstoner.com. Every Thursday at 11:30AM, I’ll be putting up a new entry, covering the … Continue reading

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