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This duplex loft conversion, of what was initially a warehouse, within the South Street Seaport Historic District, by Steven Harris, is a spot filled with surprises. Is that a bathe with an precise individual in it within the midst of a front room…or is it artwork? Do you get the sensation of eager to fly once you take a look at a wall-sized sky photograph of jet plume? Do these stairs actually float on air? Every nook and cranny of this streamlined, minimalist design has a contact of caprice, a quirk of curiosity, which might maintain you guessing. Walls of storage are cleverly hid behind wooden grain doorways; dramatic recessed lighting and a “cutout” hearth in a single sand-coloured wall are acquainted sufficient parts of different modern designs that you understand the character of this place immediately.

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Colors are additionally acquainted modern tones: sand, cream, white, black…with a purple accent in seating and a pleasant pale seafoam behind one sofa. A nook hearth warms an upstairs lounge/music room, with its shining child grand and spectacular windowed views. A second-story terrace hovers over the eating and kitchen area, with glimpses of reds and oranges that pop towards the white partitions and deep wooden grain and white counter. This is an open, relaxed area; it provides the texture of a clean canvas upon which the proprietor can combine and match décor, results, ornaments, and equipment with out altering the essential mild-hearted spirit of the loft. Whether you’re upstairs or down, on this Water Street loft, the view’s all the time nice.

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