Manhattan Condo 10 photos

Although the clients had wanted a contemporary loft-style apartment, they fell in love with the location and views of this high-in-the-sky apartment overlooking the East River and Manhattan skyline. Instructions were to work with the traditional elements and the floor plan while incorporating new detailing to effect a modern fusion and unify the space. Ceiling cove molding and baseboards were scaled up in size yet toned down in appearance by rendering all walls and woodwork in an off-white and staining the wood floors black.

Only specialty areas saw greater intervention. Traditional kitchen appointments were replaced with sleek wenge and aluminum Italian cabinetry, quiet Euro detailing, and built-in energy-efficient appliances. The bathrooms were fitted with wenge panels and cabinets, along with new modern sinks. New square-trimmed, low-voltage lighting serves to complement furnishings and artwork for an overall calm effect. It balances the excitement of the views.

Manhattan Condo

photo by leslie kipp

Manhattan Condo

photo by Leslie Kipp

Manhattan Condo

photo by Leslie Kipp

Manhattan Condo

photo by leslie kipp

Manhattan Condo

photo by Leslie Kipp

Manhattan Condo

photo by leslie kipp

Manhattan Condo

photos by Leslie Kipp

Manhattan Condo

photos by Leslie Kipp

Manhattan Condo

leslie kipp