Examples from literature
- A big brownstone building confronted them.
- I wouldn't trade that old building for all the brownstone between here and New York harbour, he declared.
- It is a room in which all the arts of the undertaker have seemingly been called upon to bring out the full possibilities of the average New York brownstone "front-parlour."
- It was after half past four when, having walked up five flights of stairs, he let himself into his modest flat on the top floor of an old-fashioned brownstone house.
- On the east side of the block were four brownstone houses, wide, tall, and roomy.