The living room of the tower transitions to a sizable balcony overlooking a private rear courtyard. As Gatzke notes, the design of the house emphasizes flexibility and 

evolution of uses for the three distinct spaces: “The ground-floor ‘bar’ unit could be 

internally connected to the studio apartment and upper floors, allowing it to be rented or combined as a larger single unit.”  Photo 10 of 10 in Big Easy Living
In the living room, a coffee table adapted from old piano parts meets vintage red Alky chairs by Giancarlo Pirette for Castelli.  Photo 2 of 10 in Big Easy Living
A view of the Zimple Street house from the Mississippi River levee, designed by Byron Mouton and his colleague Don Gatzke.  Photo 1 of 10 in Big Easy Living
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