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Name: Peter Hassler: web producer by day, designer by night Location: Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New YorkSize: Whole house roughly 4,000 square feet, owner living area roughly 2,000 square feet Years lived in: 9 years What I love most about the East Coast is the really old architecture, especially brownstones! Peter lives in my dream home, with tall ceilings, original moulding, and stunning woodwork everywhere. His mix of old and new and how it plays off each other really works in his…

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Historic meets contemporary in the award-winning Brooklyn Heights Addition project. Marvin Ultimate windows and doors expanded the 14-foot-deep addition for increased natural light and design impact. | Marvin Architects Challenge Best Remodel/Addition. Architect: Ben Herzog, AIA.

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The ceiling of this Manhattan townhouse library by Peter Pennoyer Architects is based on hand drawings that were then modeled in 3D using design software. “This modeling allowed the craftsmen to form the vaults and moldings as a unified design element,” according a Pennoyer associate. “Our inspiration was James Wyatt’s Heveningham Hall in Suffolk — the interiors were designed by Wyatt circa 1781-84 — as a much more elaborate expression of the beauty of intersecting apsidal and vaulted…

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Photo credit: Gamut Photos There’s something very romantic about this brownstone at 374 Vanderbilt Avenue in Fort Greene. The interiors have been beautifully preserved and the home modernized, but not so much so that it’s lost its old-world charm. The five-bedroom Second Empire townhouse was built in 1899 and is part of the Fort Greene Historic District. It’s asking $3,995,000, and has ...

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Renovating an old home can be a tough process. These renovators originally wanted to transform their 1890 brownstone into a modern space but ultimately decided to honor the feel of the original space and preserve the plasterwork and molding throughout the home. Take a step into this three-part reno series.

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