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The Visionaire Penthouse and Terrace

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The Visionaire Penthouse and Terrace

Roof garden and harbor views in Battery Park LEED building

In an extraordinary setting 33 stories above the mouth of the Hudson River, Fradkin & McAlpin reconfigured, customized, and furnished a new Battery Park City penthouse in a LEED-platinum building. The 2,300 sf terrace was converted to a yard-like, intensive green roof, with seating and gathering areas, pergola, gardens, mini orchard, and yoga space. The client, an avid gardener, uses the space year-round as the focus of his city-gardening blog.

Key details

  • Developed design aesthetic inspired by the Hudson River
  • Designed and furnished spaces to suit both solitary enjoyment and frequent entertaining
  • Coordinated interrelated work: landscape, existing and new structure, roofing
  • Guided approvals through multiple building and municipal authorities on a tight schedule
  • Designed site-inspired millwork and lighting for study; added gardening closets and a wet bar
  • Used sustainable materials and techniques throughout

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Location

New York, NY

Area

4,300 sf

Awards

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities - Intensive Residential Award

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Credits

Photography: © Paul Warchol

Landscape Architect: Mark K. Morrison Associates

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