For a Brooklyn Heights Townhouse, a Divine Reinvention

The Greek Revival house, once home to the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, needed more than just a simple renovation to function in the 21st century.

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Homes for Sale in the Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn

This week’s properties are in Fieldston, Chelsea and Brooklyn Heights.

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An Old Brooklyn Story Gets Fresh Reporting

Steeped in archival research, a multimedia project about a puzzling street plan allows readers to scroll through the 19th century and find the present day.

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In a Pandemic, Even Minimalists Need Space

For a family of five, 500 square feet was enough until the coronavirus hit. Now they’ve upsized to an 800-square-foot two-bedroom.

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Brooklyn, Before It Was a Global Brand: Walk Its History

A few hundred years in the borough, from the brownstones to the shipyards. Our critic chats with a fourth-generation Brooklynite and historian.

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Brooklyn Bridge, Star of the City: Here’s a Tour

Our critic explores the bridge and the neighborhoods on either side with the architects Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi.

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