As one of the last historic factory to residential loft conversions in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood, a combined 1891 Brick and Timber and a 1921 Concrete Daylight Factory located at 168 Plymouth have been thoughtfully transformed by Alloy’s architecture team. Alloy preserved the buildings’ many historic elements while adding a modern structure atop the conjoined buildings and enlisted Rebecca Robertson of Rebecca Robertson Interiors to design clean and modern interior for the model apartment.
Designed for modern-day living, this one-bedroom, two-bathroom unit is as sophisticated as it is comfortable, located in the original Brick & Timber building. Within the open floor plan, Robertson has created distinct areas for work and relaxation. Having lived in a New York loft herself, Robertson drew on her own experiences coupled with modern living habits to create an apartment flexible for the many buyer lifestyles that may tour through the space. An office off the left of the entrance features a series of DWR folk ladder desks with two vintage swivel chairs to comfortably fit those who may still spend time working from home. Ample shelving and lighting is included as well as a Vintage Jens Risom lounge chair and ottoman.
The kitchen presents monolithic and refined architecture featuring Miele appliances, Dornbracht fixtures, and RIFRA custom Italian cabinetry where drawers and cabinets are free of hardware, a signature design element throughout Alloy projects. The kitchen opens onto the dining area where a large Noguchi lantern hangs above the dining table. PK1 string dining chairs are positioned around three sides with a bench along the wall offering flexible seating. In the main living space, a sofa rests against an exposed brick wall that has been painted while a set of armchairs and a trio of TRNK marble plinth tables can be moved around as needed.
The east facing primary bedroom also receives a great deal of natural light, and Mantis sconces that can be adjusted by height have been installed on either side of the bed. This room features two more preserved brick walls, a nod to the industrial nature and history of the building. Minimalistic nightstands and textiles such as a Jenni Kayne rug have been chosen in natural colors to keep this space calm and relaxed along with a wooden bed frame and dresser. The en-suite features a large walk-in shower and a dual vanity while a walk-in closet offers substantial storage that comes in addition to a closet in the entryway as well as a laundry room.
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