How To Make Space for a Growing Family: The A Line, Episode 3

How To Make Space for a Growing Family: The A Line, Episode 3

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Rebecca Blumhagen
Jun 30, 2015

Welcome to "The A Line"! In every episode of this new video series, we visit two homes that have an identical floorplan - and see how its inhabitants use the same space in different ways.

Today we travel to Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, where two growing families struggle to adapt their space and make room for their changing lifestyles.

Ana and her husband have two kids and have chosen to live in their space for a while before they decide what renovations to make. Molly and John have three children and have lived in exactly the same floor plan (but across the hall) for twice as long, making some major renovations: they've opened up the kitchen, closed off a bedroom for the children on the second floor, and created hidden storage units all over the apartment. See how each space compares and hear from two families firsthand what they love about how the other has arranged exactly the same space.

At Apartment Therapy, we believe good ideas really are everywhere. And sometimes? The best ideas for your space - are right over your head.

Check out the House Tours for these two homes, too:

(Image credit: Jill Slater)

Molly & John's Light Filled Home for Five


(Image credit: Jill Slater)

Ana Creates a Community at Home

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