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Cottage Furniture in a Brooklyn Souk

IN MY QUEST for a storage solution for the boxes of files and photos presently stacked in the bedroom of my new Brooklyn apartment, I found FIND, a sprawling home-furnishings warehouse hiding in plain sight across from the Lowe’s parking … Continue reading

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Debut of the Albemarle Reno Blog

EVERY SO OFTEN, a truly splendiferous house comes to market, like this turreted 15-room, 5,200-square-foot mansion in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park South Historic District. The AIA Guide to New York City calls the 1905 building by architect John J. Petit “Shingle … Continue reading

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Material Objects in Jamesport

THE NORTH FORK HAS A BRAND NEW HOME FURNISHINGS STORE and it’s a winner. Material Objects in Jamesport opened Labor Day weekend in a converted 1870 farmhouse, plus a newly constructed barn, above, after several years in the making. The … Continue reading

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