New York city is the largest metropolitan in the US and home to more than 8 million people. Despite this, living in the City doesn't mean sacrificing space or luxury. These five renovations were determined to take on the challenge by applying a modern approach. For more NYC renovations, check out our 5 Top-to-Bottom Brownstone Renovations.
When James Marcovitz purchased this once-derelict Tribeca home, the space had a wood-burning stove and barely functioning wall heaters. “I was looking for a cheap place to live downtown,” he recalls, “and it was even cheaper in Tribeca than on the Lower East Side.” Photo by João Canziani.
After marrying Jennifer Geiger, a former art director, and having two sons, the family decided to update their living conditions by adding privacy. In an apartment of this size, its important to utilize each space. Photo by João Canziani.
In this Upper West Side apartment, architect Michael Chen of Normal Projects decided that more efficient storage space was needed in order for homeowner Eric Schneider to work and live in the same space. Photo by Raimund Koch.