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a reddish brown sandstone

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a row house built of brownstone

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Brennan has spent the last decade overseeing the expansion of his eponymous brokerage Brennan Real Estate, which will now do business as Engel & Volkers Brownstone Brooklyn with, initially, three shop locations: Engel & Volkers Brooklyn Dumbo, Engel & Volkers Brooklyn Prospect Heights and Engel & Volkers Brooklyn Cobble Hill.
"Our customers are DIYers and contractors, and we fill a specific need, as they're doing more to their brownstones and looking at them more as valuable pieces of property," Kahn says.
They, along with the brick townhomes and brownstones, are big draws to prospective homeowners, the Journal said.
Georgetown, TX, March 13, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The Brownstone at The Summit, a modern mixed-use development situated in the heart of historic Georgetown, Texas, announces a new website, www.texasbrownstones.com.
But now the Brownstone Project aims to forge the links a little further and, just as the idea revolutionised some of the Big Apple's most challenging neighbourhoods, there are hopes it will do the same with Liverpool's.
Just north of Indianapolis, 80 federal-style brownstones built by Ryland Homes anchor the town center of the Village of West Clay, a traditional development.
In her latest book, Don't Play in the Sun: One Woman's Journey Through the Color Complex (Doubleday, April 2004), she describes growing up "in a black middle-class neighborhood of three-story, stately Victorian brownstones. Her mother worked as a domestic and owned several boarding houses.
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.
Almost all of Harlem's new property owners who have smugly settled into their new brownstone homes or completed residential renovations would say, "We were lucky.
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." The girls' Saturday morning kitchen talks, Caribbean cooking, and the West Indian Association meetings afford the Boyces their return, weekly.
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.
Gross-Ginsburg said it was around this time that "suburban flight" began occurring and the Upper West Side saw its Brownstones becoming rooming houses for low-income tenants.
Brownstones were the one bright spot in Prudential Douglas Elliman's dismal fourth-quarter Brooklyn market report.
The architectural historian has transformed the space with antique mirrors, a Chinese carpet, artfully stacked books, a low-hanging chandelier, imported textiles, Bayard Rustin's walking sticks and stone fragments from other old brownstones in Harlem.
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