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The Insider: Exposed Beams Add Loft-Like Character to Townhouse Reno in Sunset Park
While renovating the owners' duplex in a three-story townhouse, architects Talia Braude and Philip Pankiewicz of South Slope-based Braude... Read More
The Insider: Crown Heights Homeowner Opts for Two Sleek Apartments in Lieu of Duplex
Brooklyn row houses are nothing if not versatile. Built a century or more ago, mostly as single-family residences, today's owners are rec... Read More
The Insider: Architects Mix Old and New in Bow-Fronted PLG Limestone in “Rough Shape”
This three-story, one-family limestone with its curved facade has come quite a ways from the "rough shape" it was in when a couple of Bro... Read More
The Insider: Architects Maximize Space and Light in Brooklyn Heights Attic Apartment
A passerby might not even notice the windows carved out of the hefty cornice at the top of the brownstone mansion near the Brooklyn Heigh... Read More
The Insider: Young Designer’s Dumbo Digs Showcase the Work of Local Artists
Expect to hear a lot more about Max Aboody, an emerging designer and interiors stylist whose own one-bedroom, 700-square-foot condo, whi... Read More
The Insider: Architects Combine Two Apartments to Make One Spacious Loft in Brooklyn Heights
A couple with two children, who had been short of space in a smallish two-bedroom apartment in the landmark Eagle Warehouse building in t... Read More
The Insider: Minimalist (But Not Minimal) Reno Redeems Run-Down Fort Greene Row House
Let's hope the owners of this four-story house, steps from the Brooklyn Academy of Music, got a very good deal when they bought it. The h... Read More
The Insider: Homeowner’s Love of Books Inspires Windsor Terrace Townhouse Makeover
The typical Brooklyn rowhouse requires interior structural columns to support the floors above. In modern renovations, when columns and w... Read More
The Insider: Salvaged Materials, Quirky Finds Star in Architect’s Own Greenwood Heights Digs
About five years ago, Eric Safyan was browsing the South Slope real-estate listings when he spotted one for an old frame house, two stori... Read More
The Insider: Open-Plan Williamsburg Loft Gets New Mezzanine, Bedrooms to Suit Growing Family
An open-plan loft may work just fine for a bachelor, or even a couple, but not so well once kids come along.
The owner of this 2,0... Read More