MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Annie Schlechter

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    An Upper East Side Apartment Full of Rock-and-Roll MemoriesMusic journalist Lisa Robinson has lived in this rental, where she’s kept an archive of her interview tapes, for 45 years.
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    An Elegantly DIY Williamsburg Apartment With a Vreeland-Red WallTaylor Angino and Kiko Sih’s place is always evolving.
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    A Brooklyn Family’s Pet-Friendly, Kid-Filled Self-Made Comfort ZoneAda Davila and Agustin Hurtado transformed part of a 19th-century brewery in East Williamsburg into a bright and lively home.
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    An 1880 Artist’s Cottage in the Rockaways That Feels Like a ShipPatrick Clark has spent the last 22 years bringing the house back to life, preserving it for its next century.
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    Office Life, Inside and OutPaper co-founder Kim Hastreiter renovated a studio in her building to be her new office. But for now, meet her in Washington Square Park.
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    Tour a Seaside Castle in the RockawaysCecilia Dean and David Selig’s beach retreat is more than a weekend surf lodge; it’s also a space for the burgeoning local arts community.
  7. space of the week
    An Interior Designer’s ‘Chic and Disorderly’ Dream Home“There is a general opinion that maximalism is about clutter, but everything in this apartment has its spot, and every object engages the eye.”
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    How to Retire on Both Coasts at OnceA visit to the Manhattan and Beverly Hills homes of Mark Lee, Broadway producer and former Barneys CEO.
  9. fall design
    A Soho Loft That Still Feels Like a Soho LoftOther than adding a kitchen and a bathroom, the artist Dorothea Rockburne hasn’t done much to the place since she moved in more than forty years ago.
  10. space of the week
    In This Curator’s Apartment, Every Item Has a Life of Its OwnInside Pierre Apraxine’s West Village two-bedroom, filled with his eclectic and erudite collection of books, art, furniture, and artifacts.
  11. fall design
    A Park Avenue Apartment Where an Influential Decorator Left His MarkFrom the oxblood paint to the Gracie custom wallpaper, Mark Hampton’s presence is still alive and well.
  12. space of the week
    A Leafy Backyard Compound in BrooklynBehind the nondescript walls of a onetime shoe factory is a lush and peaceful garden shared by three families.
  13. fall design
    A Harlem Prewar Apartment Stripped to Its Original StateThe only thing that’s changed since 1971 in Lana Turner’s home is the number of hats (600), gloves (365), shoes (312), and books (too many to count).
  14. art & design
    A School Turned Loft With an Egyptian Wing and a Grecian Guest RoomArtist Izhar Patkin turned the ground floor of an abandoned East Village public school into an apartment with giant murals and themed rooms.
  15. space of the week
    An Updated Brooklyn Rowhouse That Preserves the Wildness Out BackThe elegantly lush backyard is very much the centerpiece of this Cobble Hill home.