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January 2022

Versatile living spaces

The formal entrance opens into a hall with slate flooring, which transitions to wood in the great room. At one end of the great hall is an open staircase that rises to the second level, and on the opposite side are tall windows that…

“Nowhere else to go”

“In what fire did you lose your house? Dana translated. "All," Lupe replied in Spanish, laughing. The laughter died out quickly. They were thinking of fires. They were thinking about life. Lupe returned to a pot of potatoes.…

Kathryn Scanlan on Louise Nevelson

In 1945, after the death of her parents, Louise Nevelson (1899-1988) used money from her family's estate to purchase a four-story brownstone at 323 East Thirtieth Street in Manhattan. She repaired it with the help of a friend…