Houzz: New York City townhouse
By: Dufner Heighes
Tip: Pack a big punch with a small patio.
This New York City townhouse may have a postage stamp–size patio, but that doesn't mean it lacks style. A Lutyens-style bench in fresh spring green paired with a petallike table and modern wire chairs makes a
Houzz: New York City townhouseBy: Dufner HeighesTip: Pack a big punch with a small patio.This New York City townhouse may have a postage stamp–size patio, but that doesn't mean it lacks style. A Lutyens-style bench in fresh spring green paired with a petallike table and modern wire chairs makes a dynamic
behind a city townhouse looks like a sculptural installation, thanks to the perfect placement of furniture and plants. This room may not be officially sunken, but when it's viewed from above there's the pleasing illusion of a change in grade.Tile flooring creates a bold rhythm, while a trio of planters
feature of New York City apartments this is not.
Killer Manhattan views and a lap pool are a rarity in pool-hungry New York City. When most people are clamoring for reservations at their favorite hotel's skyline restaurant, residents of this Manhattan apartment just have to go upstairs to enjoy the view
Suite New York; cocktail table: LNA, Holly Hunt; rug: Lepere; console: Frank, B&B Italia; painting: Frank Arnold
Narofsky brought in reclaimed wood from New York City brownstones for the ceiling. Its beauty and texture allowed him to leave the ceiling open to the beams, adding height.
wood from New York City brownstones. "The rich quality of the wood adds a lot to the space and refers back to the Pacific Northwest look," Narofsky says. The fireplace wall has two cold-rolled steel boxes that intersect a panel of Sentousai stone tile by Inax. But in a bit of a trompe l'oeil effect, things
projects in New York City, where space is at a premium, taught her the value of every bit of space: "Working in New York City, I learned that every inch counts... a headboard can be very expensive and take up too much room." The Marimekko fabric stretched over a canvas serves as an inexpensive space-saving
in East New York, Brooklyn by Alexander Gorlin Architects
history of New York City. The pieces of the project were prefabricated in the nearby Brooklyn Navy Yard foundry. The facades are comprised of inexpensive fiber cement cladding. "Using the cladding in bright colors gives individuality to the cookie-cutter units," Hill explains. Design by Alexander Gorlin Architect
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Hill's new guide has to offer, focusing on the residential. The full guide also includes much-anticipated projects in the works for the next decade. Book info: Learn more about the book and order from the publisher hereMore: Read John Hill's articles on HouzzNext: More Book ToursGarden Inspiration from
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Trust of New York City: A nonprofit organization working with the city to support houses of architectural and cultural significance, all open to the publicCost: From $3 to $8Location: Houses in all five boroughsNoteworthy: The Historic House Festival (in October) included tours, lectures and other events
nursery in New York City features the George Nelson Saucer Wall Lamp from Stardust. The New York City client requested a nursery that was light, bright, modern and colorful. Photographs by Claiborne Swanson Frank as published in Vogue. George Nelson Saucer Lamp from http://www.stardust.com/SCONCESAUCER