Before & After: A Park Avenue Prewar Apartment Gets a Multihued Makeover

Before & After: A Park Avenue Prewar Apartment Gets a Multihued Makeover

By Jen Woo
An old flat in a Carnegie Hill co-op building gets a vibrant update that maintains its prewar bones.

Take one look at the home of Laura and Jason Schwalbe, and you’d never guess that it was once a drab apartment with limited natural light. The space did have herringbone wood floors, a fireplace, and French doors—the bones for the flat of their dreams—it just needed a designer’s touch.

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