Our entrance into the robust Brooklyn area, specifically in brownstone
Brooklyn, is exactly where we want to be and is indicative of a sophisticated and rapid time of growth for Engel & Volkers here in the Americas and globally."
Choosing to expand into a historic building isn't common among retailers--especially when the building is generally considered a residential property--but Kahn and Solomon saw the brownstone
as a way to further integrate within the community.
Reminiscent of classic 19th century row houses of Chicago and New York, yet designed with native Texas materials and styling, The Brownstone
offers a unique alternative to traditional residential choices.
That change saw large multi-occupancy "brownstone
" houses, previously left to rack and ruin, seized by the authorities from private landlords, made fit for occupation and then sold to stakeholder landlords.
"We are using brownstones
to build affordability into infill areas ...
The installation of Rescue Archaeology, 2000-2004, has three major elements: a laboratory based on an existing archaeological lab in downtown Manhattan, a massive aluminum cabinet containing artifacts, and three fireplaces from the brownstones
. Atop the mantels, I've arranged a variety of ephemera, including archival photographs and matchbooks from the Dorset, as well as artifacts from the dig.
"It's amazing," exclaims King, 32, who formed his company in April 2002 and purchased his first brownstone
in a partnership deal for $500,000 in 2000.
In Chapter TV, "An/Other Way of Knowing Things," Alexander's discussion of Brown Girl, Brownstones
emphasizes the cultural and transformational dilemmas of Deighton Boyce (the father), including invisibility and identity issues within an American household and community.
The new single-family house for a couple with one daughter is flanked by one of these dingy monsters, and on its other side, it has one of the few remaining brownstones
, immensely perky, cheerful and decently scaled by comparison with the apartment blocks.
Originally tasked with selling Brownstones
and co-ops, she stayed late one night and decided to organize the office.
constitute only a small market share so fluctuations are more dramatic.
Adams calls Gordon Chambers's 1860s Italianate brownstone
"a modern masterpiece." Chambers hired interior designer Henry Mitchell to blend neoclassical furniture and treasures from trips around the world.