Collection by Emma Marsano

Modern American Brick Houses


Brick is a versatile material that’s made the transition from traditional building block to modern accent almost seamlessly. Sourced from the Dwell archives, click on through to see a few of our favorite brick-clad houses from Texas to Brooklyn.

Once a horse stable, this Chicago house first got a superficial makeover from Oprah (we wonder whether Stedman likes...
Sherman sits in front of his Prospect Heights home. The front door is made from etched Lexan bulletproof glass.
Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio renovated a house on Kansas City's historic Janssen Place.
Alter wanted to design an approachable, livable space that possessed unique character and addressed the residents’...