Before & After: A Humdrum Home in Brooklyn Receives a Stylish Revamp

A generic Brooklyn brownstone is transformed into a bright and spacious home—idyllic for entertaining kids and adults alike.

When Mike and Laura Farah found out they were expecting their second child, they knew it was time to purchase a larger home. Having lived in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Carroll Gardens for about a decade, they weren't ready to say goodbye to the familiar, so after viewing multiple properties, they ended up buying a 4,167-square-foot brownstone right across the road from their old home.

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