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 the 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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