Front of House

Vincent Meyer Madaus and Sebastian Bernardy look at the semi-public space between the sidewalk and the front door — and how residents satisfy their needs and fancies when space is scarce.

At Face Value

For our Typecast series, Rob Stephenson combs the city for the quirks, flourishes, and changing facades that make each row house unique.

Live/Work Balance

For our Typecast series, photographer Amani Willett heads to Brooklyn in search of row house businesses, where home and work nestle close and share space.

The Row House on Rising Waters

For our Typecast series, Henry Grabar visits Canarsie, where long rows of attached brick houses defy traditional flood-proofing elevation. Could rising flood insurance premiums pose a greater immediate threat to homeowners than rising sea levels?

The Magnate-Messiah of the Upper West Side

This week on Typecast, Allison Henry tells the tale of Clarence True, a 19th century architect-developer who believed he alone could save the row house from mundanity.

The Row House Plays Itself

For our Typecast series, we look at the row house as costume, backdrop, and even a character in its own right in popular culture.

The Tudor Plain

For our Typecast series, Thomas J. Campanella traces the development of Brooklyn's vast southern plain, a landscape of storybook neo-Tudor row houses thanks to Depression-era builders like Fred Trump.

How Many Row Houses Are There in New York City?

In the latest installment of our Typecast series, Neil Freeman counts and maps New York's row houses — all 217,000 of them.