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What Is A Brownstone?

What Is A Brownstone?

The brownstone is a type of apartment or condominium that harks back to construction style that was popular in the early 19th century.

As the middle class grew in America, they wanted something more than the plain wood or brick facades often found in residential construction.

The brownstone offered a charming but affordable elegance that has lasted to the current times.

Brownstones are just one of the many styles of buildings found in downtown Scottsdale.

The area has experienced rapid growth and a variety of Scottsdale high rise condos are available.The Traditional BrownstoneThe authentic brownstone rowhouse was first found in the eastern parts of the United States, with some in Chicago and other areas.These homes were built as single-family, multi-floored residences, but they were later broken up into separate apartments, which then became popular as condominium homes.The rich, chocolate-brown stone is a type of sedimentary sandstone, found in a number of areas of the country, but most famously in Portland, Connecticut.

Quarries were found near avenues of water transportation, which made them cheap and convenient for building.

Also, the dark sandstone was easy to carve into elaborate designs, which made it a popular choice for builders.

However, the term "brownstone" was soon used to describe any multi-level rowhouse construction, whether or not it is made of the original brownstone material.Popularity of Brownstone CondominiumsSince their introduction in the 1800s, brownstones have hadvarying popularity.

The original brownstone material was soft and unsuitable for the rigorous winters in the Northeast.

The sandstone was subject to flaking and required considerable maintenance to preserve its appearance.Even with this drawback, brownstones have enjoyed a surge in popularity, as people recognize the value of historic construction and the graceful styles of bygone ages.Today, renovated brownstones in many parts of the country garner high prices in the real estate marketplace.

Brownstone-Style Homes in ScottsdaleScottsdale is one of the most rapidly growing areas in the country, with a wide range of homes, condominiums and apartments being constructed to fill the growing needs of the community.

Many new residents arrive from other areas of the United Statesand want to settle in residences that remind them of theirformer hometowns.

Recognizing this trend, builders have been constructing condominiums that are similar in styling to the old brownstones of the East and Midwest without the need for renovations.

These structures have none of the drawbacks of the old construction materials, yet provide the urban feel and sense of history of the traditional architecture style.

Urban Living in ScottsdaleScottsdale, Arizona is the perfect place to settle because it combines an urban feel with greater convenience for residents.

Downtown Scottsdale offers walkable pedestrian areas, retail shops, restaurants, art galleries and variety of nighttime entertainments.

Downtown Scottsdale offers walkable pedestrian areas, retail shops, restaurants, art galleries and variety of nighttime entertainments.

The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts provides a range of cultural activities throughout the year.

Scottsdales weather allows residents to congregate outdoors in a number of venues.For urban living at its best and activities for every taste, Scottsdales brownstones and high rise condos offer many advantages.Living in the heart of the city gives one access to variety of retail stores, restaurants and night time entertainments.If you are looking for a place to buy or rent in Scottsdale, Phoenix and Tempe area, We Know Urban Realty can be of great help.

If you are looking for a condo to buy in Scottsdale, We Know Urban Realty will help you find the perfect place. Their realtors are experts when it comes to urban living.

Visit the site to see what's available right now: www.weknowurban.com

Will Daly, BrokerWe Know Urban Realty, LLC834 E Claremont Street, No 3Phoenix, AZ 85014(480) 510-8755Email: Will@WeKnowUrban.com