Dwell's Brooklyn Home Tour 2015

Dwell’s Brooklyn Home Tour 2015

Brooklyn Home Tour 2015

The great spring weather is finally upon us. Time to take longer walks. Maybe this will be one of them. Dwell put together a diverse selection of modern renovation projects for this year’s home tour in Brooklyn.  We’ll be featuring each of the homes on this site soon.  In the meantime, take a look at the details below and secure your ticket before space runs out. -RJ

An excerpt from a post that originally appeared on dwellondesign.com

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Join us on this self-guided tour through Brooklyn’s abodes on Saturday, May 9. This is your chance to step inside the city’s most modern private homes, from a multifamily building in Bushwick, to a townhouse renovation in Williamsburg, to a Park Slope row house redesign. Set your own pace, stop by one of Dwell’s favorite Williamsburg eateries, Tørst, and simply enjoy an exciting day of modern design. Located in New York’s most beloved borough, the progressive dwellings will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Attendees can pick up tickets and home tour maps at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint: 72 Noble Street, Brooklyn, NY — starting at 9:30 a.m. on May 9. Ticket pick-up is ONLY available the morning of the tour.

Home tour tickets are: $125, and can be purchased HERE. Those who purchase a Brooklyn Home Tour ticket will receive a complimentary ticket to Meet the Architects Night on Thursday, May 7.

Dwell will send an email to all who have registered for the tour, the week of the event. This is a self-guided tour; once tickets are picked up at the Expo Center, ticketholders will view each of the (5) homes independently.

Date and Time: May 7, 2015 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Location: FREEHOLD, 45 South 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY

Meet the Architects is a chance to hear from the brilliant minds behind the innovative homes featured on the Brooklyn Home Tours. The designers and architects present and discuss methods of design, renovation, and preservation taking place on the storied streets of Brooklyn.


Residences Fe

©Michael Vahrenwald-Brooklyn-Carved Duplex03_upper_living_room_looking_in_CarvedDuplex_SPACECUTTER

Carved Duplex Carved Duplex is a rooftop addition to a brick townhouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn that slowly unfolds layers of lightness, from a black bedroom on the lower level to the all-white living room on the upper level.

©Albert Vecerka-Esto-Park Slope Family Home- 2012AV73.405

11th Street Townhouse This multilevel townhouse was a complete renovation, transformed from a nondescript, three-unit apartment building into a single-family residence in Park Slope.

©Josh Lutz-Trout House-trouthouse_4

Trout House The three partners at thread collective always imagined designing a home for themselves, a chance to inhabit their vision of a sustainable, elegant architecture integrated with the landscape and the city. Trout House is that vision come to life.

©Emily Keegin-Richards Street House-Kitchen_Cropped_0

Richards Street House Designed and built by the team of architects and contractors who comprise MADE, this Red Hook project began with the owners’ desire to find a vacant lot and build a new, ground-up house, distinct in character from the traditional townhouses they had grown accustomed to.

©Marco Walker-Gowanus House-Gowanus_MarcoWalker_33

Gowanus House Entering through the attractive, but common brownstone exterior of this three-story Gowanus house, one is taken aback by its contrasting inner life.

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