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148 Hicks Street: Front Room For $3.50 A Week (In 1902)

Earlier this month, we shared CWB Architects’ photos of its interior reno at 146 Hicks Street, after 2011′s Hurricane Irene hurled a mature elm from Mansion House into the two adjoining townhomes at 146 & 148 Hicks Street. Now it’s time to give a little love to the equally lovely wood clapboard residence at 148 […]

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Unjustified Arborcide, or Mercy Killing?

On Tuesday, I saw a large pile of logs piled next to the curb in front of 146 and 148 Hicks Street. I later received an e-mail from a reader who lives in a nearby building, saying that a healthy tree behind 148 Hicks was being taken down for no apparent reason. The reader described […]

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Iconic 1826 Hicks Street Homes Reveal Fresh Facades

The two adjoining wood clapboard multi-level town-homes at 146 and 148 Hicks Street—whose exteriors were seriously damaged when the Mansion House tree fell during last August’s Hurricane Irene—have both been undergoing intensive renovations since, with all new planking installed and replacement windows, many of which were broken by the felled American elm. This weekend, the […]

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