A Harlem Brownstone's Vivid Transformation

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Photographer: Joshua McHugh
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In the living room of Elaine Griffin and Michael McGarry’s apartment in an 1890s Harlem brownstone, the Victorian oak mantel and tile fireplace surround are original, and the antique owl andirons were found at a Paris flea market; the Louis XVI–style sofa is dressed with pillows from Gracious Home and HomeGoods, the custom-made sofa by the window is upholstered in a velvet, and the small cocktail table is by .
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Louis XV–style chairs from a Paris flea market surround an table in the dining area; the walls are painted in Sergeant by .
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Artworks by (left) and Josef Albers in the living room; the chairs are Regency style.
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In Griffin’s office, the desk is by , and the bulletin board was custom made by the walls are painted in Prince.
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A Harlem Brownstone’s Vivid Transformation
Griffin and McGarry stand outside their brownstone.
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A Napoléon III chair in the living room is upholstered in Tony Duquette’s , and urns from HomeGoods are displayed on a console draped in a fabric by Ralph Lauren Home.
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In the master bedroom, a vintage Indian tapestry from hangs above a bed dressed in linens by Signoria and Matouk; the coverlet is an antique wedding sari, and the chest of drawers and mirror are vintage.
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A lamp by on an antique wicker trunk.
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McGarry’s study has a trestle-base desk and Lucite chair by , a butterfly collection found at a Paris flea market, and a vintage globe displayed on a set of Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Great Books of the Western World; the walls are painted in Soot.
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In the living room of interior designer Elaine Griffin and husband Michael McGarry’s apartment in a Harlem brownstone, a collection of prints, photographs, and etchings is displayed on the original Victorian oak mantel; the cocktail table is by , the rug is by , and the walls are painted in Sergeant by .
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A Harlem Brownstone’s Vivid Transformation
A 1925 lithograph of Josephine Baker by Paul Colin is displayed on a vintage Belgian folding table in the living room; the watercolor is by Hana Joo, and the lamp is vintage.
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In the dining area, Louis XV-style chairs from a Paris flea market surround an dining table; Warhol-style photocopies of a self-portrait by Sandro Botticelli are displayed above a Danish credenza by Hans Olsen.
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In the living room, a custom-made sofa upholstered in a velvet, a custom-made cocktail table by , a zebra-skin rug, and a Napoléon III chair upholstered in Tibetan Sun cotton; the mahogany shutters are original.
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