When we think of modern lofts and loft living we think of live/work spaces with high ceilings, expansive windows, and an open plan. Here we show the best ideas for industrial loft spaces that have been transformed into modern residences. As more people look for reinvigorated downtown housing options, loft spaces exemplify modern urban living.

A Mid-Century Manhattan Loft
When you're running a company out of your home, you'd better hope you've got the space to keep everything in its place.
An Updated Historic Loft in Manhattan Is Listed For $4.5M
Housed within an iconic pre-war building in SoHo, this airy abode is packed with history and design.
Now Open: A Mid-Century Modern Gem Steps Into the 21st Century
By bumping out the back of their Arapahoe Acres home and adding sliding glass walls that open to an awesome outdoor living space,...
A Mid-Century Modern Home in Southwest Portland
Living in a state that’s saturated with rain for much of the year, Oregonians rightly have an obsession with sunshine.
A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic
A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...
Hillside Mid-Century Home Renovation in Texas
An architectural designer and an artist harnessed the collective power of their design firm to remake a dilapidated...
3 Tips for Mid-Century Modern Collectors
One of the great pleasures of visiting the McKenzie Residence in our September 2012 story "Borrego Springs Eternal," is owner...
A Mid-Century Modern Makeover in Los Angeles
Linear sight lines and a game-changing terrace revamp a midcentury home in the Pacific Palisades.
Mid-Century Designer Focus: Mel Smilow
An unsung mid-century designer is poised for a triumphant revival.
A 19th-Century Apartment in Manhattan Gets a Kid-Friendly Upgrade
Built in 1885, this Midtown residence has been restored and revitalized with dashes of color and whimsical, kid-oriented spaces.
A Small Manhattan Home Gains Space With Two Cozy Lofts
Nestled in a pre-war duplex in New York City, the historic apartment is treated to a modern makeover.
Acclaimed Architect Gisue Hariri Invites Us Into Her Intimate Manhattan Loft
Hariri shares how creating her elegant, private Park Avenue apartment was a reflection of herself.
A 1950s Mid-Century Home Joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places
A pedigreed mid-century home tailor-made for its inhabitants and environs joins the Spokane Register of Historic Places.
Mid-Century Mash-Up
Although postwar California modernism is generally associated with Southern California, the Bay Area’s own tradition has begun in...
Tour a 17th-Century Paris Loft Overflowing with Vintage Items
A tastemaker brings his distinct vision to an industrial loft with a centuries-old pedigree.
A 19th-Century Dutch Workshop Is Now a Stunning, Spacious Loft
A former workshop in the Dutch city of Den Bosch is converted into a hip, Manhattan-inspired loft.
A 20th-Century Dutch Schoolhouse Now Holds a Series of Airy Lofts
Built in 1912, an old school in Rotterdam, South Holland, is reincarnated as six light-filled apartments.
Mid-Century Remastered
Bernhardt Design revives Charles Pollock’s long-dormant career with the release of a timeless new lounge chair.
Mid-Century Textile Design
Among the vintage interior design trends, the mid-century modern designs of the 1950s are holding fast.
A Sustainable Mid-Century Beach House
Thanks to a disciplined devotion to mid-century principles of design, a curator’s bachelor pad in the Hamptons is reborn.