A gem of a brownstone, fairly dripping with detail, was “basically a time capsule” with the exception of an “ugly ’70s kitchen,” said Dumbo-based, Milan-trained Deborah Mariotti, who works as an architect in her native Italy and as an interior designer in the U.S.
A stretch of Lincoln Place between Nostrand and New York Avenues in Crown Heights took first prize in the 25th annual Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest this year.
Unlike fine dining, luxury retail isn’t doing so hot in brownstone Brooklyn. Barneys on Atlantic Avenue will close, the retailer announced earlier this week, and despite speculation a new owner could bring a change of plans, the store was shuttered Thursday.
The changing fashions of a century of Brooklyn living are on display in our picks for open houses.
This waterfront 19th century manse has a bit of something for history lovers and movie buffs alike. The Upper Nyack, N.Y. house was home to a former mayor, is filled with period charm and was found alluring enough to be featured in two movies.
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