WHAT: Conversion of a limestone row house into condos with new penthouse addition.
CHALLENGE: Maximizing FAR under zoning; balancing the new and the old.
STRATEGY: Two duplexes enlarge the building without adding visual weight; The more
intact Parlor Floor unit is restored with old details while the others are modern.
CONTRACTOR: AG All Contracting Corp
PHOTOGRAPHY: Ben Rahn, A-Frame Studio
The clean and simple interior acts as backdrop to the ornate facades across the street.
The penthouse stairs bring light into the center of the floor below.
Because the penthouse is set back, the original facade remains undisturbed.
Both for the kitchen….
….and the bathroom, neutral palettes were used to please unknown potential buyers of this spec project.