Bricks and Brownstone: The New York Row House


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Bricks and Brownstone: The New York Row House


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The classic book Bricks and Brownstone, the first and only book to examine in depth the architectural styles of the much-loved New York row house or “brownstone,” helped pave the way for a brownstone revival that transformed the very appearance of the city. This edition features new and updated text, and an abundance of all-new colour photography, and offers to an eager audience the long-awaited reissue of the landmark volume in renewed and brilliant new form.

Because this book so beautifully illustrates the unique decorative features of the different architectural styles – the doorway framing, the ironwork embellishments, the handsome mantels, and the sometimes elaborate ceiling ornamentation, among other elements – it is an invaluable resource for the thousands who have undertaken the restoration of a row house to its original appearance

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Dimensions 216 × 279 mm

C. Lockwood

Author Bio

Charles Lockwood authored seven books about American architecture and cities and wrote widely about architecture. He passed away in 2012.

Patrick W. Ciccone is vice president for historic development at Crow Hill Development. He also teaches at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.

Dylan Chandler is a photographer who was born and raised and resides in New York's Hell's Kitchen.



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