Ever since I moved to Bedford Stuyvesant in 1983, I’ve wondered about this little group of houses. When were they built? Who were they built for?
Have you ever wondered who designed that fascinating structure you walk by every day? We've rounded up profiles of architects who contributed to the 19th and 20th century look of Brooklyn, from rows of brownstones to iconic institutional structures.
Along with the Nets, fixies, Patrick Stewart, and hydroponic kale, Brooklyn has fireplaces. Amazing fireplaces. The kind of mantels that could inspire a move — if you don’t live here already. Here are 15 we can’t stop dreaming about.