Beauty on the Upper East Side

A rare clapboard house in the East 90s. Wood-frame structures were banned by the city in the 1830s because they had a penchant for going up in flames. A dozen or so survive downtown, but many more still stand in Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, and Brooklyn Heights.


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One Response to “Beauty on the Upper East Side”

  1. petey Says:

    there is also a clapboard house on 85th street just east of 1st.

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