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A Perspective on Two Railroad Apartments: The A Line, Episode 6 — Apartment Therapy Video

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 22, 2015 01:05 AM
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by Rebecca Blumhagen last modified Jul 21, 2015

Welcome to "The A Line"! In every episode of this new video series, we visit two homes that have an identical floorplan- and see how their inhabitants use the same space in different ways. "Railroad" apartments sprung to prominence as a solution to overcrowding during the great waves of immigration in the mid-nineteenth century. With a long, rectangular shape similar to that of a railroad car, many of these floor plans still exist in modern-day Brooklyn. READ MORE »






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