An Iron Foundry Is Recast as an Idyllic Country Retreat

An Iron Foundry Is Recast as an Idyllic Country Retreat

By Sam Lubell
A Brooklyn couple fall for a former industrial building and turn it into an eclectic country house.

When Claire Benoist and Derek Kilner discovered the Clover Hill Foundry in the summer of 2017, they had no intention of buying a country home. The couple were already overwhelmed with planning their wedding and buying their first apartment, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. But they couldn’t resist.

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