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The Brownstone Architect Trades Townhouse-Carriage House Combo for $3.08 M.

The architect Michael Ingui, of the downtown Manhattan firm Baxt Ingui, has made his name largely on the luxurious townhouse renovations that have proliferated in recent years throughout brownstone Brooklyn. He and his partner, Benjamin Baxt, have installed floating staircases and walls of glass, flat screen hookups and brightness giving skylights in 19th century homes in Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Park Slope, building a reputation among migrants from Manhattan with $1 million renovation budgets that has resulted in a lately thriving Manhattan-based business. (Hey, they’ve got brownstones there, too.)

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