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July 16, 2013
Holding the title of New York's most populated borough and second highest ranking city in the United States, Brooklyn has made quite a name for itself. Here, we highlight five more great spaces from the 71 square miled city. Click here to preview our previous installment!
Up on the ninth floor, their sober Neo sofa and chaise from DWR and classic Florence Knoll credenza are contrasted by more exotic accessories like Patrick Townsend’s Orbit chandelier and an offbeat white vase from Creative Growth, an Oakland, California,

Creative Types

When graphic designers Jeanette and Mike Abbink left behind their loft in San Francisco, they didn’t know where they would land in the Big Apple. One renovation and one Welsh terrier later, they’re back on track in Brooklyn.

Photo by: Dean Kaufman

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OSB interior brooklyn loft

Hive Minded

A large OSB structure with skylights, a bathroom, enclosed baby’s room, and master sleeping alcove dominates Ryan and Showalter’s Brooklyn loft.

Photo by: Jesse Chehak

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Modern low-income housing in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Renaissance

Thanks to a group of young Brooklyn architects, an immigrant neighborhood untouched by gentrification gets low-income housing with high ideals.

Originally appeared in Brooklyn Renaissance
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living room Brooklyn family home

A House Grows in Brooklyn

While most people living in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn didn’t see much to love about an abandoned, weedy lot squeezed between two old town houses, one couple couldn’t help but see it as an opportunity to finally build their own home.

Photo by: Dean Kaufman

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Outdoor fenced dining porch area in Brooklyn, New York

In the Loop

Eco-mindedness is a matter-of-fact part of everyday life for this couple and the designer, Garrick Jones. “Sustainability comes from flexibility and planning for the long term,” Garrick says. “This is not a glammed-up loft.” 

Photo by: Kevin Cooley

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Up on the ninth floor, their sober Neo sofa and chaise from DWR and classic Florence Knoll credenza are contrasted by more exotic accessories like Patrick Townsend’s Orbit chandelier and an offbeat white vase from Creative Growth, an Oakland, California,

Creative Types

When graphic designers Jeanette and Mike Abbink left behind their loft in San Francisco, they didn’t know where they would land in the Big Apple. One renovation and one Welsh terrier later, they’re back on track in Brooklyn.

Photo by: Dean Kaufman

Photo by Dean Kaufman.

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