Rental Revamp: An Architect Couple Reimagine a Dated Queens Apartment for Just $5K

Rental Revamp: An Architect Couple Reimagine a Dated Queens Apartment for Just $5K

By Jessica Dailey
Using found materials and DIY know-how, Jordan Meerdink and Shalini Amin create a polished home that emphasizes their African roots.

The apartment that architect couple Jordan Meerdink and Shalini Amin rent in Ridgewood, Queens, had a lot going for it—picture molding running across the walls, transom windows above the doors, a tin ceiling in the kitchen. 

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