City Sophisticate

City Sophisticate

City Sophisticate After years of living in a family home with a monochrome, neutral palette, a couple of empty nesters decided to shift gears for their next chapter....
Penthouse Loft

Penthouse Loft

Penthouse Loft What does one do with a historic roof garden atop an old hotel, now turned into a magical loft? Besides thank one’s lucky stars, some serious design thought must go into the plan. Here, the enormous room was broken into sections: seating, dining, entry and...
Stanford White Classic

Stanford White Classic

Stanford White Classic Within a former mansion, now an apartment building, this rare apartment had one great room sorely in need of restoration and a series of rooms with zero history or appeal. What to do? Rather than attempt to recreate rooms on a Stanford White scale, we simply added enough detail to the plain rooms to make them feel as if they belonged in the same house as the grand living...
1920’s Spanish Revival

1920’s Spanish Revival

1920’s Spanish Revival Adding on considerable square footage to an old house is a tricky business, but here White Webb handled it with seamless panache. A large family room with brick ceiling, a new barrel-vaulted tiled kitchen and a master suite were part of the addition, which was built over a five-car subterranean garage, screening room and wine...
Park Avenue Pied-A-Terre

Park Avenue Pied-A-Terre

Park Avenue Pied-A-Terre Despite its location in a classic, Park Avenue pre-war building, this apartment’s original architectural details had been removed long ago. Rather than try to reinvent history, we settled on a design scheme that paid gentle homage to the past while injecting a healthy dose of the...