An American Gothic Restored in Brooklyn  

The restoration of a Victorian style Brooklyn Brownstone utilized the original antique wood structural joists, which were re-sawn into new building products. The stunning two year project selectively retained existing detail, while incorporating modern design – with the re-milled woods helping to bridge the eras. Recovered antique Heart Pine beams were brought to the mill and sawn into 4” tongue and groove flooring with a Tung oil finish, and installed in the hallways and master bedroom. Antique Spruce joists were re-sawn and white washed into complementing wainscoting. The glory of it all was brought together by Bluebird Construction, for the home of a prominent Brooklyn writer and editor.