Michelle Cohen is a writer who has taken on the initiative of turning a 150-year old home located on Capital Hill into a modernized masterpiece. The home has three kitchens and four bathrooms, so the project was certainly not a small matter to adjust to. Not only did the interior have to be completely renovated in terms of new wall decals, ambient lighting, and “modern-igloo” styles, but the structural needs of the home such as plumbing and electrical fixtures also needed to be addressed.
- Today’s renovation diary follows writer Michelle Cohen who is 6 sqft as she takes on the challenging task of transforming a Brooklyn townhouse into a modern sensitive home.
- The Italianate row house contains two family and it is found in the Clinton Hill Historic District. It’s construction was around the mid-1860s.
- The house has received various upgrades as the years have gone by and it has given the occupiers the daunting task of thinking the next renovation step.
“She previously shared plans for the 150-year-old building and the first big steps she and her husband, a public health lawyer and antique lighting dealer, have taken to make their dream home a reality, including two years of hunting, planning the renovation, and assembling the professionals needed to make it happen (and how the homeowners made the best of all the waiting time).”