"More than just a coffee-table book, the 21 houses... serve up all the juicy details…including how long each renovation took, the year the house was purchased and the neighborhood in which it is located."
"Lavish…The book shows off restored gems from 10 cities, including…town houses belonging to Julianne Moore, Robert Duffy, and Chilean ?designer Maria Cornejo."
"From squeaky floors to coal-burning fireplaces, Ingrid Abramovitch's primer shows how to reconcile old urban dwellings' quirks with contemporary tastes through architects and designers' tips and nearly 400 color photos."?
"This book is worth it for all of the ideas, resources, and wisdom-not to mention great decorating ideas."
"The 21 houses in the book…show what is possible, what is realistic and how much can be done, even on a budget."
"An enticing portfolio of urban houses."