Sunset Park Row House

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This run-down two-family house was converted into a comfortable home for a couple and their three small children. The basement was converted to an office / guest apartment. The existing rear yard addition was transformed into a bright play area for the children. The first floor was opened up into one floor-through living / dining / kitchen area. The second floor houses the bedrooms and bathrooms. A few intricate details were preserved throughout, most notably the classic staircase with ornamental balusters, and a stained glass skylight above the staircase. Otherwise, the design vocabulary is quite modern, and includes gray fiber-cement board cladding at the front and rear facades, oak windows, doors and floors, a streamlined kitchen and bright bathrooms.

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Modern home with Outdoor, Front Yard, and Vertical Fences, Wall. The front facade clad in fiber-cement board. Photo  of Sunset Park Row HouseView Photos

The front facade clad in fiber-cement board.

Modern home with Outdoor and Front Yard. The main entry with custom awning. Photo 2 of Sunset Park Row HouseView Photos

The main entry with custom awning.

Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Hardscapes, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, and Vertical Fences, Wall. The rear facade. Photo 3 of Sunset Park Row HouseView Photos

The rear facade.

Modern home with Outdoor, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, Vertical Fences, Wall, and Back Yard. Rear facade detail. Photo 4 of Sunset Park Row HouseView Photos

Rear facade detail.

Modern home with Staircase, Wood Railing, and Wood Tread. Stairs from parlor floor to second floor, with original railing. Photo 5 of Sunset Park Row HouseView Photos

Stairs from parlor floor to second floor, with original railing.

Modern home with Kitchen, Engineered Quartz Counter, White Cabinet, Light Hardwood Floor, Ceramic Tile Backsplashe, Ceiling Lighting, Refrigerator, Recessed Lighting, Range, Pendant Lighting, Microwave, and Dishwasher. The kitchen. Photo 6 of Sunset Park Row HouseView Photos

The kitchen.

Modern home with Kitchen, Engineered Quartz Counter, White Cabinet, Ceramic Tile Backsplashe, Pendant Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, Accent Lighting, Ceiling Lighting, Microwave, Range, and Dishwasher. Another view of the kitchen. Photo 7 of Sunset Park Row HouseView Photos

Another view of the kitchen.

Modern home with Windows, Metal, and Skylight Window Type. A restored stained glass skylight above the main staircase. Photo 8 of Sunset Park Row HouseView Photos

A restored stained glass skylight above the main staircase.

Modern home with Bedroom, Bookcase, Chair, Bed, Light Hardwood Floor, and Ceiling Lighting. The master bedroom. Photo 9 of Sunset Park Row HouseView Photos

The master bedroom.

Modern home with Bath Room, Vessel Sink, Ceramic Tile Floor, Ceramic Tile Wall, and Alcove Tub. One of the three bathrooms. Photo 10 of Sunset Park Row HouseView Photos

One of the three bathrooms.

Modern home with Staircase, Wood Tread, Metal Railing, Metal Tread, and Wood Railing. Exit from basement apartment to backyard.  Photo 11 of Sunset Park Row HouseView Photos

Exit from basement apartment to backyard.

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  • Bostudio Architecture
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Overview

Location
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Full Baths
  • 3
  • Partial Baths
  • 1
  • Style
  • Modern