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Top 20 Home Tours of All Time: #2 A Uniquely Renovated Brooklyn Brownstone

by Grace Bonney

It feels fitting that the final two home tours in our Top 20 Countdown are in the borough where it all began. Back in 2003, I moved to Brooklyn, NY from my home state of Virginia and I was proud to call this amazing borough my home for 12 years. This was the borough where I found my way, my voice, and my first passion project: Design*Sponge. So I love that both the #2 and #1 spot on our home tour countdown showcase incredible homes in Brooklyn. This home belongs to Melissa and Keye Lee, who have, without a doubt, one of the chicest city homes we’ve ever had the pleasure of sharing. The sophisticated, minimal interior was an instant hit with readers and our team was smitten as well, mainly because of all the gorgeous pets that found their way into the photos. Just when you think this home is all about black and white, the deep blue office hits you and it’s love at first sight all over again. I hope you’ll enjoy revisiting this home tour as much as I did. xo, Grace

Photography by Ty Cole Photography

#2: A Uniquely Renovated Brooklyn Brownstone

  • Who Lives There: Melissa and Keye Lee
  • Where: Brooklyn, NY
  • DS debut: July 2015



Townhouse renovation in Brooklyn, New York.

Townhouse renovation in Brooklyn, New York.

Townhouse renovation in Brooklyn, New York.

Townhouse renovation in Brooklyn, New York.

Townhouse renovation in Brooklyn, New York.

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