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Jersey City's Hidden Gem: The Sociable Southside

Jersey City's Hidden Gem: The Sociable Southside

Jersey City's Southside neighborhoods are gaining recognition for their expansive parks, burgeoning local business scene, and a tight-knit community spirit that has been part of their DNA for decades.

At Home With the Barnes Family

At Home With the Barnes Family

A newly renovated Dixon Leasing townhouse provides sanctuary for longtime Bedford-Stuyvesant residents rebuilding the family home they lost to fire.

How to Design for Small Spaces: 5 Tips

How to Design for Small Spaces: 5 Tips

Chances are, if you live in the New York City metro area, you've struggled with living space challenges. Among any given day's real estate listings you can observe bedrooms barely big enough for beds and living rooms with less leg room than a coach airline seat.

Ask a dixon designer: How to (fur) baby proof your home

Ask a dixon designer: How to (fur) baby proof your home

While glossy design magazines are filled with pages of pristine homes with nary a toy box or paw print in sight, in real life, rambunctious kids and mischievous pets often populate our homes. That means that surfaces, from floor to ceiling, need to be durable as well as beautiful. Here are our best ....

Before & After: East 126th Street

Before & After: East 126th Street

With no shortage of hard work and imagination, Dixon Projects transformed a woefully neglected Italianate brownstone into a strikingly modern home with bright, expanded interiors and relaxing outdoor spaces.