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When Less Is More (Lots More): Brooklyn Brownstones Go Condo, But They Don't Go Cheap

“Ideally located on a timeless and peaceful tree-lined street, this 1930s townhouse mansion offers a distinctive place to call home,” cooed the listing for 117 First Place, in Carroll Gardens, which debuted the first week of January. 1,820 more words

Focus on Fort Greene

IT’S NOT NEWS THAT BROOKLYN’S FORT GREENE NEIGHBORHOOD has some of the most elegant brownstones in the borough. And that Fort Greene Park, designed by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted, like Central and Prospect Parks, is no less a masterwork of 19th century landscape architecture. 244 more words


Reviving Old Masonry Buildings | GreenBuildingAdvisor.com

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“A New York City firm that specializes in materials for high-performance buildings has published an online book that explains how historic masonry buildings can be retrofitted using the products that the company sells. 31 more words

Brownstone Suffern NY

some buildings empty,
people homeless, no shelter —
seems a spiteful waste.


Moving Furniture

Under street lights
distorted in shallow pools
gathered in the crevices
of faded pavement
we walked together
side-by-side past brownstone homes
hardly aware of surrounding realities… 101 more words


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Rachel said going to events requires additional fundraising beyond the membership fees. JFA held a fundraising garage sale and worked with food truck The Pickled Carrot to gain revenue. 27 more words


Afternoon stroll in Jersey City

There are a lot of surprises on the streets of Jersey City………art exhibits at City Hall……with the Soldiers and Sailors Monument out front.

 Van Vorst Park… 95 more words