house historic districts, and in helping homeowners and enthusiasts to identify and restore the historic features of their brownstones.
The book’s author, the late Charles Lockwood, designated his longtime collaborator, the preservationist
Patrick W. Ciccone, to complete a long-in-the-works revised edition of the book, set for publication by Rizzoli in 2014.
Bricks and Brownstone is the definitive history of the New York City row house, a “bible for buffs, architects and preservationists,” according to the
New Yorker. First published in 1972—when only a handful of New York’s brownstone neighborhoods had been landmarked—the book has been instrumental is charting a course for the preservation of the city’s row