Conversion of a 140-year old, 3-family townhouse into a modern 2-family configuration, with a ground floor rental and an owners’ duplex above.

Project featured on the NYTimes – here’s the link to the article 

Circa 1940                                                                                                     2017 (before renovation)                                                          2018 (after renovation)

 

View of owner’s unit kitchen and dining area

 

Kitchen island and stairway to upper level                                            Walk-in closet                                                                                     Upper level shared bath

 

The kitchen cabinets at the owners’ unit are custom-made out of dark stained white-oak and birch plywood boxes.  Kitchen counters and backspash are engineered quartz. Hardwood floors are white oak finished with a natural water-based coating.

 

 

 

Master bath with Thassos marble tile at walls and floor                 The white oak hardwood planks extend behind the kitchen island                                                              View of the rental kitchen

 

Two steel windows give the master bedroom tons of daylight and views to the back of the block. Dark floral wallpaper behind the bed by Ellie Cashman Design , bed frame by West Elm.

 

Master Bedroom                                                                                      A window visually connects to the small bedroom                        …where the little spends a lot of her time

 

Hidden kitchen cabinet keeps counters un-cluttered                       New wood mantle                                                                              Detail of custom wood slatted screen

 

The slatted wood screen creates a speak-easy style entry to a small but full of character powder room, tucked under the stairway to the upper level.

 

 

Team Credits:
Architecture & Interiors: reBUILD Workshop LLC  – Themis Haralabides AIA, Ruben Hernandez-Correa, Gabriela Escalera-Joy
Mechanical: Calvin Tran
Lighting: Francis Milloy / FMLD
Photography: Themis Haralabides
Construction: reBUILD Workshop LLC, 2017-2018