Before & After: A Dark 1880s Row Home Gets an Airy Makeover

Before & After: A Dark 1880s Row Home Gets an Airy Makeover

By Lucy Wang
After suffering years of neglect, a historic row home breathes new life as a chic and modern residence renovated by Brentwood Builders.

Kate Hostetter of Brentwood Builders vividly remembers the first time she saw the 1880s brick row home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. "The home was dark and small and smelled like cat pee—not inspiring at all," she says with a laugh.

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