Tag Archives: Fort Greene

The Outsider: Outdoor Living Room in Fort Greene

HIGH STYLE, LOW MAINTENANCE. Twin bluestone patios — one for living, one for dining. That’s what you’ll see today on The Outsider, my Sunday garden column for Brownstoner, designed by James Stephenson of The Artist Garden. Go here to read … Continue reading

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The Outsider: Attic ‘Cabin’ in Fort Greene

NORWEGIAN ARCHITECT Ole Sondresen‘s take on a Brooklyn brownstone is the subject of my column today on Brownstoner.com. There’s an unpretentious IKEA-based kitchen, above, and a showstopping wood-wrapped attic loft, below. To see and read more about it, click right … Continue reading

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The Insider: Pretty Parlor Floor in Fort Greene

SOMETHING GIRLY this way comes on today’s Insider, my weekly design/renovation column on Brownstoner, Brooklyn’s indispensable real-estate website. It’s a parlor floor conversion by the Brooklyn Home Company, a one stop shop for development of forlorn townhouses, followed by artful … Continue reading

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Fort Greene Then & Now

ARE YOU ON THE EMAIL LIST of the Brooklyn Historical Society? It’s worth it for theirĀ  “Photo of the Week,” a gem from their archives that never fails to get my attention. This morning came the ca. 1897 shot above, … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Brownstone Bargains

A FEW WEEKS AGO, I got a fascinating flyer in the mail from the Corcoran Group. The center spread showed a collection of brownstone facades representing 3- and 4-family building sales in Brooklyn for the second quarter of 2010 (presumably … Continue reading

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