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The Insider: Artful Live/Work in Williamsburg

GREAT, RAW, OPEN SPACE, hefty wood columns and white brick walls make up this quintessential urban loft, converted to a home for two by Ensemble Architects of Brooklyn. Read all about it in my weekly column, The Insider, on Brownstoner.com.

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The Insider: Farmhouse Feel in Fort Greene

  Today, my column on Brownstoner.com, the Brooklyn real-estate website, is another wreck transformed — this one by architect Elizabeth Roberts with uncommon smarts and taste. Above, the dining room in a new two-story addition, seamlessly integrated with the garden. … 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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The Insider: Apartment to Loft in Brooklyn Heights

THIS WEEK, THE INSIDER, my regular Thursday column on Brownstoner.com, shows a duplex apartment in Brooklyn Heights, made loft-like by the judicious removal of walls and dropped ceilings. Masterminded by Brooklyn-based designer Elizabeth Roberts, it employs two of my favorite … Continue reading

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The Insider: Radical Reno in Red Hook

THIS WEEK, “The Insider,” my Thursday interiors column for Brownstoner.com, visits out-of-the-way Red Hook, where a surprisingly open, bright, and modern interior hides behind a nondescript, vinyl-clad facade. Architectural designer Elizabeth Roberts transformed the space, a formerly unfinished, unheated basement, … Continue reading

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