• A period cast iron clock made in Brooklyn rests on one of a pair of custom designed mahogany cresent side table. The walls are upholstered stripe and the regency dining chairs are comfortable and light.

    Brooklyn Heights Townhouse

    This home on the Brooklyn Heights promenade has beautiful views of New York Harbor and the Manhattan skyline.

    I looked to the early work of Stanford White to guide my way through design and construction while installing every contemporary amenity.

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    Brooklyn Heights Townhouse

    A paneled center hall has matching arched openings. To the left is the living room with the view of New York harbor and on the right this dining room where the harbor remains in view.


    Brooklyn Heights Townhouse

    The walls are upholstered in bold stripped fabric over the french polished mahogany wainscote.

    The cabinet holds an existing fireplace opening, converted to gas, as well as book shelves and embossed leather cabinet doors.

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    Brooklyn Heights Townhouse

    French mercury mirrored pocket doors and fan
    light over door conceal the kitchen beyond. The doors slide away to a custom copper and brass range hood centered on the dinning where the dinner guests and host are in view. The doors slide closed when dinners are served.

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    Brooklyn Heights Townhouse

    Custom designed cabinets and furniture are refined and add depth and beauty to the overall impression of the home ...the work of talented craftsman.

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    Brooklyn Heights Townhouse

    A dramatic new center stair connects the entry hall with the bedroom floor above. A nine foot diameter with beautifully turned out handrail and cork screw balusters.

    There is a coat closet and powder room behind doors concealed in the paneling tucked underneath the stair rise.

    The left handrail terminates gracefully on the pilaster supporting the arched opening to the living room.

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    Brooklyn Heights Townhouse

    The Living Rooms yellow and blue palate enhances the day light and sky blue quality of the view.

    The walls are hung with prints of 19th century scenes of New York harbor in gilt frames and blue matting.

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    Brooklyn Heights Townhouse

    Large scale blue and white check upholstery brings a fresh look to a pair of wing chairs. The bottle brush trim is a fun nod to earlier american upholstery of upper class merchant homes of the period.

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    Brooklyn Heights Townhouse

    The library off the living room is framed by a similar arch opening. The window treatments in both rooms are hung with beautiful Ikat fabric lined in small blue and white checks.

    A lattice trim border finishes the drapery beautifully and frames the view to the harbor below.


    Brooklyn Heights Townhouse

    The details of a project when beautifully conceived are the most sensuous and rewarding results of a long process. It requires teams of like minded talented artisans to bring an end result to its full expression.

    Here the dark mahogany handrail compliments the cork screw balusters.

    An antique moroccan lamp has the soft subtle ambience to light the paneled entry hall.

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    Brooklyn Heights Townhouse

    This kitchen is built out in divided light glass doors. The cabinets are hand brushed which adds to their beauty.