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BOOK REVIEW: Restoring a House in the City

OLD TOWNHOUSES usually come with big ‘buts,’ points out Ingrid Abramovitch in the intro to her new book, Restoring a House in the City: A Comprehensive Owner’s Guide to Renovating Town Houses, Brownstones and Row Houses With Great Style (Artisan). … Continue reading

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Sore Thumb in Boerum Hill

Yesterday’s post on Brownstoner that the new condos called Green on Dean (357 Dean, right) have gone on the market drew a few supportive comments about the building and its architectural context. As an old-house person, I find it a … Continue reading

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