The third stop on the Brooklyn home tour is a building with a history of transformations. Originally a single-family home, the structure was converted into a four-family dwelling. Though original details remained—such as fireplace, flooring, and moldings—a "fire-escape" like staircase had been installed. Architect Joseph Tanney reassembled the divided structure back into a single-family home and replaced the skylight in a dramatic way.
Rich colors and wonderful furnishings (the owner is a mid-century modern furniture dealer) are found within the Cobble Hill brownstone.