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Carroll Gardens Abode modern kids

Carroll Gardens Abode

Photos by Hulya Kolabas & Catherine Tighe;

This project entailed the complete renovation of a two-family row house in Carroll Gardens. The renovation required re-connecting the ground floor to the upper floors and developing a new landscape design for the garden in the rear.

As natives of Brooklyn who loathed the darkness of traditional row houses, we were driven to infuse this space with abundant natural light and air by maintaining an open staircase. Only the front wall of the original building was retained because the existing structure would not have been able to support the additional floor that was planned.

In addition to the third floor, we added 10 feet to the back of the building and renovated the garden floor to include a rental unit that would offset a costly New York mortgage. Abundant doors and windows in the rear of the structure permit light to illuminate the home and afford views into the garden, which is located on the south side of the site and benefits from copious quantities of sunlight.

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tscherina wrote:
Where was the measuring stick purchased
   Comment   January 29, 2014
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There are similar growth chart measuring sticks on
April 10, 2014 at 4:11pm   
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rpeden wrote: - Where can wall map be purchased? Also , does it take a pro to install? Love it
   Comment   April 23, 2013
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The wall map is from Rand McNally and was applied to the wall like wallpaper.
April 24, 2013 at 6:19am     
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Love, love, love the alphabet art!
June 2, 2013 at 6:05pm   
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lemims wrote:
Where did you but the under the bed storage?
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The storage boxes under the bed are simple nylon zip top boxes that can be found at various online sources.
January 14, 2013 at 12:40pm   
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zvigiv wrote:
where is the map from please?
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The large scale world map is from Rand McNally and was applied to the wall much like wallpaper.
October 1, 2012 at 8:55am     
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emily_dugan wrote:
Love the bed! - Where can I find the bed??
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Where can I buy the bed?
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