A walk-on roof light was used to get this task accomplished while cleverly placed timber screens add to the privacy of the courtyard itself. Inside the home large windows exposed brick walls and steel framed doors constantly remind us of the structure’s past.
An open plan living area along with the kitchen and the dining area open up towards the large patio outside. Large glass walls and folding glass doors keep the interior constantly connected with the outdoors while sheer curtains provide a clever balance between adequate privacy and a controlled stream of natural light.
Located on Mercer Street in Manhattan’s trendy Soho area this 5000-square-foot penthouse puts you right smack in the middle of New York’s hottest shops restaurants and nightlife. You can also save some of the budget you put aside for barhopping by heading up to your own private Sky Bar to grab drinks while enjoying a 1500-square-foot lanscaped terrace with its own rooftop kitchen.
With ingenious interiors that include eclectic living areas a fun breakfast banquette a beautiful kitchen cozy bedrooms and a sensational home office the fabulous home brings together form and functionality with perfection.
The open plan living area contains the dining room a distinct concrete fireplace a beautiful kitchen with open shelves and of course a large living zone. The addition of huge windows brings in ample natural ventilation while principles of ‘adaptive reuse’ employed throughout the home make use of every available resource.
While the smart makeover leaves the street elevation of the home untouched a clever change in the floor plan of the existing structure gives the formal living room and the existing bedrooms a new lease on life. A new addition in the rear acts as the heart and soul of the revamped home as it blurs the line between the contemporary living zone and the garden outside.
If it’s views you’re after this airy Kips Bay apartment has got them in nearly every room – even the bathroom! The 4-bedroom 1.5-bathroom luxury duplex boasts a breathtaking 360-degree vantage point of the Empire State Building Midtown and the Hudson River.