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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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Down Memory Lane

THIS OLD-HOUSE FIXATION OF MINE is nothing new. I came to Manhattan at 17 to attend NYU and lasted one year in a dorm. Since then, I’ve never lived in a modern building, only 19th century relics — a series … Continue reading

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