Garage, Garage Conversion Room Type, and Living Room Room Type When Libby May and Eoghan Mahony purchased a 1950s post-and-beam house in Los Angeles’ Santa Monica Canyon, they envisioned someday transforming the garage and adjoining workshop into livable space, with an office for each of them and a family room they could share with their sons, Wes, 14, and Duncan, 10.  Photo 11 of 11 in 10 Surprising Garage Transformations from The Garage That's as Fun as the Living Room