Carlos & Debbie's Ultra Contemporary

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Name: Carlos & Debbie
Location: Dixon Mills pencil factory in downtown Jersey City, New Jersey

We live in an old factory, where the #2 Ticonderoga pencils were originally made. It is considered one of the largest historical landmarks in the United States. The apartments here were recently converted to condos. After living here for 20 years, we purchased our unit two years ago and have been renovating ever since.

We have amazing space and high ceilings, my husband knew exactly the vision he wanted to create. Clean, modern, lots of light and his customized unique design. Our biggest challenge were the concrete floors that were over a 100 years old, 2 feet thick and badly damaged. It took 2 companies, one sanding, three different pours of concrete and seven samples later to find the perfect texture and color. The upstairs carpeted floors were replaced by bamboo flooring and all the closets in frosted glass, which is fluid throughout both upstairs and downstairs.

Thanks Carlos & !

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