Collection by Luke Hopping

Highly Original Homes in NYC's Outer Boroughs


Manhattan may be New York City's creative nexus, but there's plenty of exciting architecture happening a little farther afield (and not just in Brooklyn, either). From prefabs to townhouses, these are seven remarkable residences in the city's four outer boroughs.

Floor-to-ceiling windows accentuate the home’s indoor-outdoor flow and connect the first-floor dining room to a patio.
“Do you really like your building?” the Brook’s director, Paul Pavon, was asked by an acquaintance, who compared the...
Dixon inspects a drawing in the couple’s shared office on the home’s top floor.
John Hsu's house is a concrete modernist box nestled amid “suburban eclectica,” as architect Drew Lang characterizes...
The first tenement codes were written in the mid-1800s, and this was one of the original buildings for worker housing,”...
New York City boasts only two Frank Lloyd Wright structures: the Guggenheim Museum, and this modest prefab on Staten...
The clients nixed a powder coating on the stair treads, fearing it would wear away, but approved it for custom, gray...
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