Tag Archives: rya rugs

Creekfront Modern in Springs, Negotiable

I HAVE IT ON GOOD, IF THIRD-HAND, AUTHORITY — from the friend of a friend of a friend — that the 1970s modernist gem, above, on Hog Creek in Springs, N.Y. is highly, highly negotiable. I think the place is … Continue reading

Posted in HAMPTONS, LONG ISLAND, PROPERTIES FOR SALE, REAL ESTATE/INVESTING | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Wackadoodle Hamptons Houses, One Year Later

THIS IS AN UPDATE OF A POST that appeared almost exactly one year ago. Both houses are still on the market. Both have been reduced. Won’t somebody please buy them? NO ONE COULD ACCUSE THESE HOUSES of being cookie-cutter. While … Continue reading

Posted in ARCHITECTURE, HAMPTONS, LONG ISLAND, PROPERTIES FOR SALE, REAL ESTATE/INVESTING | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wackadoodle Hamptons Architecture

NO ONE COULD ACCUSE THESE HOUSES of being cookie-cutter. While cruising the East Hampton listings in the $600-800,000 range, these two, er, unusual houses came up. They’re not entirely out of context. The Hamptons have long been known for outrageous … Continue reading

Posted in ARCHITECTURE, HAMPTONS, HISTORIC PRESERVATION, LONG ISLAND, PROPERTIES FOR SALE, REAL ESTATE/INVESTING | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Brooklyn Thrift Shop Challenge

I’m dating myself by saying this, but I remember when you could find really great stuff* in thrift shops: Bakelite radios. Art Deco vases for a quarter. Eames chairs for $15. Rya rugs. Higgins glass. Chrome cocktail sets. 1940s barkcloth. … Continue reading

Posted in BROOKLYN | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments