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brownstone

A row house built of reddish-brown sandstone; usually refers to one built in the nineteenth century, in a large city, with a narrow profile facing the street.

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Visitors are free to construct their custom, four-story Brownstone home from a wide array of possible configurations in living spaces, bedrooms and exterior features.
Unlike new development closings, which can often skew the accuracy of market reports because they occur months or years after contract signing, brownstones generally take only 45 and 60 days to close, Miller said, sometimes taking even less time than co-ops because there's no board involved.
In most of their books, most notably Brown Girl, Brownstones and Annie John, political conflicts between the motherland and mother country are exposed in the many conflicts between mothers and daughters.
The Brownstones is the initial phase of The Summit at Rivery Park, a 32-acre mixed-use development located off Rivery Boulevard, just minutes north of Austin on Interstate 35.
The owner of 777 Carroll Street, located on one of Park Slope's most coveted blocks, recently turned the restored landmark brownstone into three units, which sold for a total of $4,7 million.
Muid said that brownstones in the neighborhood generally range in price from a hair below $400 a square foot to nearly $700 a square foot for a top-notch, "move-in condition" house on one of Fort Greene's most desirable blocks, such as Washington Park or South Cumberland Street.
I still keep in touch with my homeboys, but as far as being out on the streets that's not me anymore,'' said Jauregui, who was part of the Brownstones for more than a decade and served prison time for assault with a deadly weapon during a confrontation with a rival gang.
Complete reconstruction of a damaged brownstone often means finding skilled craftsmen and rare materials, which can extend the rebuilding process.
The Brownstones at The Summit features 114 attached, single family, fee-simple residences priced from the $250s to the $550s with rooftop patios, individual elevators, pocket parks, adjacent to a 32-acre, mixed-use development overlooking a 60-acre park and the San Gabriel River.
More than forty years ago, the novelist debuted with her now classic Brown Girl, Brownstones (1959) and row, after more than forty years her work includes novels, short stories and literary essays.
Park Slope is still an upper-class bastion more than a century after it was laid out, narrow streets of 19th-century brownstones under canopies of old trees.
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