Some renovations are a long time in coming. In 2005, Felix got the opportunity to buy an apartment in the Williamsburg building where she’d been living for the past three years. She jumped on the chance, choosing an apartment with the exact same layout as the one she’d been living in on the fifth floor, just two floors down. The third-floor apartment came with a location that was much more convenient, and a bathroom that, while spacious, was also, in Felix’s words, a bit grim. She thought about renovating the bathroom at the time, but the project got put off. And put off. And put off.
from waaaay over here —> Before & After: New Life for a Grim Brooklyn Bathroom — Sweeten