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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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The highest and best use of a three-family brownstone such as this one would be for owner occupancy of the ground-level unit, and renting the other units for additional income," said Wolfer.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
The Brownstones is a refreshing, lifestyle-based community featuring the city's natural trails and backdrop, coupled with the charm and convenience of urban-village living.
The Brownstones at Englewood South is located just off of Route 4 in Englewood at 73 Brownstone Way.
But brownstones constitute only a small market share so fluctuations are more dramatic.
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