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Sep-15-2007, 03:12 PM
Can anyone recommend some particular blocks in the upper west side to find interesting looking brownstones? I am looking for interesting stairs to use for the subject of an upcoming competition.
Sep-15-2007, 03:29 PM
Harlem, is nice
So is Brooklyn Heights.
Pretty much any of the #'d streets on the upper west side, too, sure :thumb
Sep-15-2007, 03:42 PM
Park Slope Brooklyn, my parents have a brownstone their. Also in Harlem you will find Brownstones
Sep-15-2007, 03:58 PM
Hey there Bronx:
I seem to recall nice strings of highbay brownstones in the west 70s particularly between Amsterdam and Broadway.
Good luck :thumb
Sep-15-2007, 10:46 PM
Hmm Upper West... Broadway and St. Nick from Columbia U down to 110th...
You can't avoid em in Harlem though. 150th on down to Central Park, St. Nick, Fred Douglas, Lenox, 5th, Madison, Park Ave...
Sep-18-2007, 09:31 AM
Not in Manhattan, but if you pop over to Jersey City on the PATH (6 minutes from the WTC to Grove st.) They have some nice brownstones with stoops. I sit on mine most every night while the weather is good.
Let me engage in a bit of home town boosterism.
W also have a great city hall:
Excellent parades just about every saturday this time of year:
Views of manhattan are fantastic from the waterfront (this is about 10 minutes walk from Grove St.)
And we have the finest powerhouse in the New York area:
It's closer to midtown than Harlem is. You should check it out.
Sep-18-2007, 06:12 PM
Thanks for the info guys!
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