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Photo Excerpt from Bricks & Brownstone

Featured below are some of the beautiful photos included in the third edition of Bricks & Brownstone: The New York Row House (Rizzoli, $85), known to its legion of fans as “The Brownstone Bible.”
page 312-313_UWS

30–34 West Seventy-Fourth Street. American basement Georgian Revival and Beaux-Arts houses (1902–4). Upper West Side/ Central Park West Historic District.

© Dylan Chandler

page 247_ParkSlope

880–888 Carroll Street, Park Slope, Brooklyn (1894). Park Slope Historic District.

© Dylan Chandler

page 294-295_Harlem

Brownstone Renaissance Revival at 2–9 Mount Morris Park West, Harlem (1890s). Architects and builders in the 1890s sometimes used brownstone with surprising verve and imagination, after the material had fallen into disrepute in the previous two decades. Mount Morris Park Historic District.

© Dylan Chandler

page 261_Bed Stuy

Rear parlor and mantel, Decatur Street, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

© Dylan Chandler

page 308

Colonial Revival/Neo-Federal house, 109 Willow Street, architect John Petit (1905), Brooklyn Heights. At the turn of the twentieth century, many architect-designed houses looked backward to the houses of the early nineteenth century for design inspiration. Brooklyn Heights Historic District.

© Dylan Chandler

page 185_Prospect Heights

Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Impressive double doors open into a vestibule, then into an entry hallway.

© Dylan Chandler