Before & After: A Cramped Prewar Apartment in Manhattan Gets a Glowing Makeover

Format Architecture Office brings sorely needed light and storage into a Gothic Revival co-op on Riverside Drive.

The owner of this one-bedroom apartment in a pre-war building on Manhattan’s famed Riverside Drive had lived there for several years before she contacted Format Architecture Office for a remodel. By that point, she was fast outgrowing her available space. "As with most residential clients in New York City, storage is a huge priority," says architect Andrew McGee.

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