Have you recently purchased a residence in NYC that requires restoration to meet full potential? Is your current home in need of modern upgrades?, Welcome to Gallery. We’re a full-service design-build firm, offering full-scale renovations that include the design, architecture planning, project management, and construction of NYC apartments, lofts, condos/co-ops, brownstones and townhomes, and a speciality in pre-war homes.
Since striving to exceed the standards for New York City interior renovations is second nature, we’re proud to be a consistent recipient of numerous awards in service and design. We are equally as proud of the reviews our clients have given to both Houzz and Google, resulting in a combined average of 4.9 stars from our clients in Manhattan or Brooklyn. With Gallery, your vision is preserved and enhanced thanks to our multidisciplinary renovations.
Full-service might seem self-explanatory, but the details are what make our design-build approach so comprehensive. Below are the various aspects of our end-to-end interior renovation process.
Navigating co-op boards, management companies, and city agencies can be a cumbersome process. That’s why we take on every aspect of the planning and approval process on our clients behalf. This includes the production and filing of all architectural plans along with obtaining all building, plumbing, and electrical permits from the NYC Department Of Buildings. At times this also includes handling landmarked-related approvals with the LPC.
Successful interior renovations consider all angles up front. At Gallery, we always have our electrician ensure electrical updates are attainable, determine whether there is asbestos testing on site, and consider any additional tasks needed upfront to mitigate surprises along the way.
As an all-inclusive design-build firm, our overarching expertise allows us to accommodate every architectural design adjustment that may arise amidst an interior renovation, whether that’s an adjustment to the kitchen traffic pattern, a specific archway into the bathroom, or turning an unused closet into a washer/dryer room. We handle all architectural planning plus filings on your behalf via our award winning in-house design team and architects.
When considering interior design, some clients have a highly specific aesthetic in mind, complete with color swatches and a mood board for inspiration. Others might be uncertain, but know mid-century modern has a chic, retro vibe that fits their personality. Some are a total open canvas and welcome direction from the experts. At Gallery, our interior design approach requires accommodating our clients however possible. If you have a vision, we bring that to life. If not, we’ll brainstorm and guide you toward the ideal style for your space.
The most hands-on aspect of any interior renovation is finding the right materials for the chosen design style. That entails paint color, accent walls, flooring style, mouldings, fixtures, countertops, and more. As a full-service design-build firm we take on the design, sourcing, and procurement of every permanent fixture in your home.
After materials have been sourced, our designer creates life-like digital renderings of what the completed space will look like. This includes every aspect of the design, down to the cabinet color and hardware. These high-end renderings provide a visual accompaniment to the blueprint that guides construction.
With a focus on residential renovations throughout NYC, our kaleidoscopic experience and full-service approach allows clients to raise the bar on their home renovation goals and truly distinguish themselves via their fully-realized, contemporary dream home. Furthermore, since Gallery is brand and vendor-agnostic, we’re not limited in any way with our material selections.
Some firms or contractors sell their own materials or have relationships with particular vendors, but our commitment is to our clients. We’ll procure from any vendor, whether international or local. This quality makes our ability to design for both taste and budget fairly flexible.
Our interior renovation options are unlimited, meaning the client will ultimately decide their needs based on preliminary design discussions. For example, a full interior renovation in NYC may include:
Renovating condos and co-ops in New York The Gallery Way means clients work with a dedicated team that specializes in both condo and co-op renovations in NYC. We navigate the complicated nuances of renovating condos of all sizes, plus know best practices for working with co-op boards and alteration agreements that impose rules around what is and isn’t allowed in terms of construction and renovation (IE: Plumbing restrictions, when work can be done, types of materials, types of construction method, etc).
As experts in loft renovation in New York City, we make the most of high-end, engaging spaces with historic charm and untouchable ceilings. We're committed to craftsmanship and impart each of our NYC loft renovations with an expert blend of architectural and design know-how. At Gallery, value and customer satisfaction are the bottom line.
Our years of experience renovating brownstones throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn combined with our expertise in both architecture and interior design allows us to navigate the challenges of historic NYC homes and deliver the thoughtful craftsmanship needed to modernize your timeless space.
As experienced pre-war renovation contractors in New York City, Gallery KBNY helps homeowners turn their pre-war palettes into masterpieces. We also know how much work is needed before each unveiling. Thanks to scattered ownership and inevitable decay, pre-war properties often require significant renovation before they can meet their full and pristine potential.
With a sole focus on NYC properties, we’re quite well-versed in what it takes to combine apartments – everything from how to approach the new layout to accounting for building codes, wet over dry restrictions, and communicating with co-op boards. See our expertise for yourself via this apartment combination project in Columbus Circle, which involved combining an existing one-bedroom apartment with a newly purchased one-bedroom unit next door.
A common New York housing scenario is to purchase an apartment with the intention to create an additional bedroom. By focusing on residential renovations in New York City, our expertise includes any unique room customization imaginable. Whether you’re in need of additional bedrooms, a room that can serve as an office or a study, or a smaller room that can store your washer and dryer, we are experts in building new rooms in existing apartments.
When we were enlisted for this Upper West Side co-op renovation, the intention was to reinvigorate the spacious pre-war property near Central Park without losing the historic charm. With a speciality in pre-war renovations in NYC, we were up for the challenge. View the full co-op renovation via our Before + After portfolio here.
In one of our biggest renovations to date, Gallery KBNY undertook the complete overhaul and gut renovation of a Brooklyn brownstone, standing four-stories in the heart of Bed-Stuy - requiring us to touch every square inch of the property. View the full brownstone renovation via our Before + After portfolio here.
With so many moving parts during an interior renovation, effective communication is essential to a successful end result. Since design-build firms have all parties involved under one roof, communication between design and construction is seamless and leaves minimal project management for clients.
We excel at New York bathroom renovations because our years of experience. Crafting a bathroom that is comfortable and functional as it is aesthetically pleasing is essential to any interior renovation project, particularly in the small spaces that most New York bathrooms tend to offer. Our expertise is also essential when there are alteration agreements and co-op boards to contend with, especially if you’re thinking about rearranging plumbing. Partner with a full-service Interior renovation contractor like Gallery for a beautiful new bathroom that optimizes space and fits your style.
We take on the responsibility of handling all red tape involved in a NYC renovation, which is often extensive. This can include reviewing and satisfying a condo board’s alteration agreement, filing all relevant architectural plans with the Department Of Buildings, and procurement of all necessary permits. We also handle all LPC approvals and requirements.
Considering a residential renovation and searching for an experienced interior renovation contractor in NYC? Explore more of our work, or contact us to set-up your initial consultation and see why our New York City apartment renovation and remodeling services are the most mindful choice when considering a renovation in Manhattan or Brooklyn.