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a reddish brown sandstone

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a row house built of brownstone

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The Brownstones at Englewood South is located just off of Route 4 in Englewood at 73 Brownstone Way.
John Casson, the Ortner Awards program administrator said, "The[winning] projects and activities demonstrate quite clearly that renovation and new construction can make a positive contribution to the appearance of Park Slope and other brownstone neighborhoods.
com)-- The Brownstone at The Summit, a modern mixed-use development situated in the heart of historic Georgetown, Texas, announces a new website, www.
But brownstones constitute only a small market share so fluctuations are more dramatic.
I became very interested in the slated demolition of the other nearby buildings: the massive Dorset Hotel and two brownstones on Fifty-third Street.
The roomy Brownstone Town Homes feature two bedrooms, plus a convertible room for office, library or media uses.
Adams calls Gordon Chambers's 1860s Italianate brownstone "a modern masterpiece.
In Fincher's ``Panic Room,'' Foster and her teen-age daughter seek refuge from a trio of robbers in a 30-year-old panic room built in on the upper floor of their spacious just-purchased New York brownstone.
In other cases, such as Silla's and Selina's in Marshall's Brown Girl, Brownstones, the spiritu al return is celebrated through the practices of the "old culture.
It is on a cross-street, which was presumably originally composed of nineteenth-century brownstones, but which is now mainly lined by those very grim brick apartment blocks that make uptown Manhattan so depressing for many Europeans.
Inspired by the elegant 19th century neighborhoods of Chicago and New York, The Brownstones feature a selection of native stone facings, distinctive rooftops, iron accents and decorative stoops, offering homes unlike anywhere else in Central Texas.
Owners of Brooklyn's famous brownstones are increasingly carving their homes into condominiums for resale, yielding a far higher profit than could be made from an individual deal, according to Alex Maroni, a top broker with Douglas Elliman in Brooklyn.
Two years ago, Time Out New York named a stretch of South Portland Avenue in Fort Greene the "best block" in New York, noting that its brownstones gave it a "Sesame Street" feel -- and that it's nestled in a neighborhood known for a "commingling of cultures" where "there's plenty to do.
Harlem brownstones and barber shops are fodder for exploration as Collier's collage illustrations create a truly wonderful sense of adventure through visual observation.
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