Apartments and Townhouses

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Brooklyn Heights Overlook

Brooklyn Heights Overlook At the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in one of the oldest neighborhoods in Brooklyn, this 1920‘s apartment building overlooks all of lower Manhattan, New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty. The client, a couple with two young children, bought a three bedroom apartment with panoramic views that needed serious work. [...]

South Slope Clapboard

South Slope Clapboard This narrow Brooklyn row-house was built in the 1870’s in the Second Empire style but had lost most of its architectural character over time.  The original wood cornice and window trim and were removed, and the original siding covered with several layers of other materials.  The challenge was to restore the details [...]

Flatiron Loft

Flatiron Loft This project transformed warehouse space in a former garment manufacturing building in the Flatiron Neighborhood into a modern two bedroom, two bathroom apartment.  The project, located within the Ladies Mile Historic District, required Landmarks Preservation Commission approval and a Certificate of Occupancy change. The spacious kitchen includes IKEA cabinets with custom doors by [...]

Walker Street Penthouse

Walker Street Penthouse This 3,500 square foot apartment occupies the penthouse of a newly constructed building in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan. In order to keep the living space very open and uncluttered, all the needs for the kitchen pantry, a/v equipment, and home office were built into custom cabinetry on one side of the [...]

Park Slope Brownstone

Park Slope Brownstone This apartment, in a beautiful brick and brownstone building in the Park Slope Historic District, had a railroad-type room layout where the second bedroom could only be reached by passing through the bathroom. The new design created a small hallway to improve circulation, renovated the bathroom and created a walk-in closet for [...]

Prospect Place Romanesque

Prospect Place Romanesque This 1901 row house, with beautiful stone and brick details, had been divided into smaller apartments over time and was a residence for up to seven families in the 1960’s. The present owner bought it vacant and asked to reconfigure it to have four floor-through apartments. The renovation work preserved the beautiful [...]

Columbus Avenue High-rise

Columbus Avenue High-rise This project was a complete renovation of a 1,200 square foot apartment in a 26 story building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The apartment had a fully enclosed kitchen of 1960's vintage that was dark and small. We removed the walls and built a new kitchen that is open to the rest [...]

Windsor Terrace Prewar

Windsor Terrace Prewar Like many apartments in prewar buildings, this one was generously sized but the kitchen was small and isolated from the other rooms. The design opened a new archway from the living room into the kitchen and created a sunny breakfast area. The kitchen is completely new, with a better visual connection to [...]

Gramercy Park Prewar

Gramercy Park Prewar A thorough renovation updated this vintage two bedroom apartment in a 1920’s building overlooking Gramercy Park.  The existing kitchen, dining alcove and maid’s room were combined into a very large eat-in kitchen with Poggenpohl cabinets.  New rift sawn oak flooring was installed throughout and custom walnut cabinetry and travertine fireplace surround were [...]