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Urban Rock Gardening

FRUSTRATED BROOKLYN GARDENERS faced with expanses of concrete can get very creative on sidewalks and stoops, and in unpromising front yards. These individualistic assemblages, all in Prospect Heights, make use of — among other things — rocks, tree stumps, and … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Ironwork Etched in Snow

THE IRONWORK OF BROWNSTONE BROOKLYN is extraordinary in any season, but snow makes chunky cast-iron newel posts and scroll-like gates and railings stand out all the more graphically. Before the snow melts completely, I thought I’d share a few images … Continue reading

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