Tag Archives: pre-Civil War

Covetable Carriage Houses

MY POST THE OTHER DAY about a mews alley in Cobble Hill re-opened my eyes to the 19th century carriage houses that still exist in Brooklyn — not in great abundance, which makes those that remain all the more special. … Continue reading

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BROWNSTONE VOYEUR: Flying Colors in Fort Greene

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BROWNSTONE VOYEUR is a joint project of casaCARA and Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn, taking you behind the facades of those intriguing houses to see what’s inside. Look for it every Thursday on both sites! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DK HOLLAND’S house … Continue reading

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The Historic National Road Less Taken

In August of 2006, a friend and I met up in Chicago and decided to drive back to New York along the old two-lane highways.  We thought we’d avoid the nerve-jangling traffic of the interstate, and maybe score a few … Continue reading

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