A home for a family of four; a gathering place for a large extended family.
As young parents, our clients left Manhattan for the tree-lined streets of the Brooklyn Heights Historic District. Looking to revive this landmarked Brownstone, historic trim and stair details were restored; a new two-story rear addition was erected as a contemporary intervention.
The rear addition features full height Hope’s steel windows that provide both daylight and vistas to the rear garden. Light fills the dining room through a new skylight centered above the table - a space for a family that celebrates large meals. A modern kitchen embeds itself into the center of the parlor level - featuring thick marble slabs and whitewashed oak cabinetry.
The cellar level floor was lowered, converting the once utility space into a wine cellar and workout room. The second level was adapted into a master suite featuring custom millwork, large rear terrace, and a refurbished vintage double-ended tub. A garden was designed and crafted around a large table - a secondary retreat.