The Greenwich Street Loft

The Greenwich Street Loft

Architect
Specht Architects
Location
Lower Manhattan, Manhattan, New York, NY, USA | View Map
Category
Private Houses
Andrea Calo
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Plumbing VOLA
PlumbingHansgrohe SE
PlumbingTOTO
HardwareFSB
FloorsMadera Surfaces
AppliancesSub-Zero/Wolf

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by VOLA
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by TOTO
Hardware
by FSB
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The Greenwich Street Loft

Specht Architects as Architects

Light was a primary issue with this renovation of an industrial loft space in Lower Manhattan. We maintained much of the open “workshop floor” character of the space, while creating a bright and comfortable kitchen, entry hall, and bedroom adjacent to the large living and dining areas. A simple palette of bone-white ash wood paneling and white plaster walls carry the light from the perimeter windows deep into the space.

photo_credit Andrea Calo
Andrea Calo
photo_credit Andrea Calo
Andrea Calo

The detailing of the space complemented the original industrial nature of the building and reflected the owner’s love of mid-century modern furniture and art. Vertical battens line the entry hall and conceal hidden doors to a powder room and a laundry room. The original vaulted concrete ceiling and a steel-clad fire door were maintained and highlighted. A new fireplace has built-in wood storage, as well as niches for art. The home feels comfortable and livable, while remaining true to its history.

photo_credit Andrea Calo
Andrea Calo
photo_credit Andrea Calo
Andrea Calo
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