Collection by Kelsey Keith

Top-to-Bottom Brownstone Renovations


A classic New York or Brooklyn brownstone may not be the obvious Dwell-style dwelling—at least not until an enterprising architect has opened it up for a modern renovation. Here are six great examples of the brownstone's new wave.

The dining area is bright and airy, thanks to the skylight-topped hole cut in the center of the structure.
When architects Hayes and James Slade of Slade Architecture renovated a three-story brownstone in Brooklyn, they took...
The exposed steel beams delineate access areas from the rooms.
Julie Torres Moskovitz, who designed New York’s first certified Passive House, recently finished her first book, The...
A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...

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