Brooklyn, New York

Carroll Gardens Townhouse

Carroll Gardens Townhouse softens historic elements and opens space for tranquil modern living.

  • date

    Completed, 2016

  • Location

    Brooklyn, New York

  • project type


Project Info

This 4 story Italianate row house was was converted from a three family to a single-family house with original interior details carefully restored. The garden floor features an office and den, the parlor floor has a living room with custom window seat at the front and a kitchen and new steel balcony at the rear. The kitchen has custom painted cabinets and long narrow table. New steel windows with narrow subdivisions at the rear of the house complement the slender aesthetic of the balcony balustrade and cabinets.


The fine wood period stair has been restored and leads to the bedroom floors. The master bedroom overlooks the street, with a generous dressing room and bathroom suite at the rear. The bathroom features custom steel and wood partitions, providing a warm complement to marble slab and tile. The top floor features two children bedrooms flanking the stair hall and bathroom. The bathroom is finished with white ceramic subway tiles and cast-iron fixtures.

Project Team

Drew Lang • Principal
RJD Engineering • MEP Engineer
LIA Engineering • Structural Engineer
Creo Projects LLC • General Contractor
Rodney D. Gibble • Consulting Engineers
William Vitacco Associates • Expeditor
Levitan Consultants • M.E.P.
Ty Cole • Photographer
Meagan Camp • Stylist


Construction commenced with traditional craftsmen working alongside general contractors. Bringing to restoration the timeless beauty of the Italianate details in the row home while establishing new design elements, opening the space with custom steel windows and balustrade.