We’re Jordan and Barry, aka the Brownstone Boys!
We’re designers, DIY-ers, renovators, and restorers in Brooklyn, NY
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We’re Jordan and Barry, AKA the Brownstone Boys!
We’ve been slowly restoring our 130 year old Brooklyn Brownstone and sharing all about it. Some of the best real estate, renovation, and design advice that we have found has been on other helpful and creative blogs. So we decided to share our experiences as well. Now we help others design and restore their brownstone renovation projects big and small. We have found our true passion and pinch ourselves everyday that it’s also now our careers.Learn More
latest blog posts:
Everything You Need to Know About Replacing Your Windows
Whether you have original windows or tragically cheap replacements like we do, there will come a time when you’ll need to replace them (or possibly restore them). It’s not something that is done very often so if you are going through it, chances are you have never before, and you may never again. So we…
Our New Kitchen Obsession- The Kraus Workstation Sink
Any design element that makes a kitchen more functional and aesthetically pleasing has our seal of approval! Our latest obsession is the Workstation sink from Kraus. We’ve spent a lot more time in the kitchen the past year, trying new recipes and preparing almost all of our meals. So we are more aware than ever…
Finding the Perfect Items on Ebay
It was important for us to set the right mood in our Speakeasy Werkroom. We needed great vintage items, unique pieces, and even some building materials. And with only a few weeks to complete the project we needed them fast! Sourcing all of the items could have taken a lot of time and money, both…
One Room Challenge: Week 8, The Reveal
Welcome to the Speakeasy Werkroom for our One Room Challenge Spring 2021 makeover. As you know by now, we were selected amongst 20 featured designers to take on a challenge in 8 brutal weeks to transform a space. Its finally time to show you what we have been working on so hard on, and while…