Forever Changes

A couple reconfigure a dilapidated Brooklyn brownstone and prepare it for the 21st century.

Mornings in the Snyder-Burns household are brighter than most. The master bedroom and bathroom share an open plan, with the shower tucked inside a glass cube with a skylight above. Unusually for a narrow building of this vintage, the space is so bathed in sunlight that resident Lauren Snyder says it’s like showering outdoors, despite being in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. "It’s probably not for everyone, but it works for us," she says.  

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Sam Eichblatt
Sam Eichblatt is a freelance journalist specializing in design, architecture, and culture.


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