From the Forum: Would You Add Architectural Details to a Plain Brownstone?

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    A reader is considering purchasing a brownstone with no significant exterior detail and is wondering about adding ornamentation. Like the neighboring brownstone, the building doesn’t have a cornice, lintel or sill details and the owner suspects that it may not originally have had much adornment. Would it be odd to add decorative details to the house?

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