This third-floor walkup duplex at 459 12th Street in the South Slope has what you want in a loft: towering ceilings, cavernous spaces and giant windows. If you’re down on exposed brick, though, this isn’t the place for you — it’s dominated by a massive wall of it. (more…)
Halloween is fast approaching, and with it come all sorts of scary scenarios, like a horde of tiny Minions banging at your door shrieking “trick or treat!” when all you have to offer them is a glass of merlot. Or Ricky’s is sold out of every single hot cop/fireman/doctor/superhero costume in your size. Or worst of all, the water stain on your ceiling that may or may not be evidence of a poltergeist reminds you still haven’t gotten around to getting apartment insurance.
A South Williamsburg landmark turned gallery will open its door this week for inaugural exhibit “Some Place Like Home.” The Rumney Guggenheim Gallery will further expand the offerings of the stunningly restored former Williamsburgh Savings Bank at 175 Broadway, which has become a popular event space. (more…)
A Brownstoner reader wants to open up his new Bed Stuy brownstone by removing some of its internal walls.
Moving into a brownstone in Bed-Stuy. Old owners built lots of internal, non-structural walls that we would like to remove. Any way to estimate the cost of breaking down these walls and opening up the plan?
Have you removed walls in your home? How much did it cost? Help our reader out over in the original post.