A Timeworn Brownstone in Brooklyn Becomes a Growing Family’s Sanctuary

A Timeworn Brownstone in Brooklyn Becomes a Growing Family’s Sanctuary

By Alia Akkam
After a top-to-bottom renovation and a two-story extension, garden views now fill this 19th-century home in Fort Greene.

Eager to start a family, a New York couple living in Tribeca spent quite a bit of time scouring Brooklyn’s culturally diverse Fort Greene neighborhood for a spacious new home. Close to the area’s namesake park and Brooklyn Academy of Music, the four-story townhouse they eventually found was not only a dream for them, but also for TBD Architecture + Design Studio. 

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