The neighbourhood was thought remote, and the house was built in a ghastly greenish- yellow stone that the younger architects were beginning to employ as a protest against the brownstone
of which the uniform hue coated New York like a cold chocolate sauce; but the plumbing was perfect.
It was in the killing department that the packers had been left most in the lurch, and precisely here that they could least afford it; the smoking and canning and salting of meat might wait, and all the by-products might be wasted--but fresh meats must be had, or the restaurants and hotels and brownstone
houses would feel the pinch, and then "public opinion" would take a startling turn.
The property is situated in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood, known for its tree-lined residential streets and brownstones
, as well as a vibrant retail and entertainment scene.
Spanish Harlem, located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, is known for its turn-of-last-century brownstones
As asking prices for homes have crept up in neighboring Fort Greene, newcomers are looking to Clinton Hill, with its rows of brownstones
, as a close alternative, the Wall Street Journal reported.
A unique "Ride the Trail" feature offers site visitors a sneak peek of Georgetown's popular hike and bike trail, to which The Brownstones
offer quick, convenient access.
While there may be a limited supply of three-story brownstones
, he could select from a wide variety of exchange properties.
The Remington brownstones
, an enclave of 29 homes in the community of the Woodlands in Houston, feature classic walk-up stoops, bay windows, and parlors with high ceilings.
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
Ultimately, however, Dion widened his investigation to include the demolition of the neighboring Dorset Hotel and two brownstones
, structures the museum purchased in the '90s.
Designed for optimal natural lighting, the five residential and one mixed-use buildings feature a wide selection of customizable floor plans including multi-level Brownstones
, Loft-style units, traditional single-level Village Homes, and dramatic Tower Suites with rooftop terraces and sweeping vistas.
It has beautiful architecture and some of the best brownstones
anywhere in the city," says Knuckles.