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Outdoors: New York Rooftop Garden Roundup

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:57 AM
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by Julie last modified Jul 08, 2011

The ultimate luxury for city dwellers? A balcony, a terrace, a rooftop garden—no matter how diminutive—for cultivating a bit of green in the urban cityscape. Above: A terrace garden in Chelsea featuring custom-designed planter beds intermixed with pots of varied shape and size by Brook Landscape. Above: A downtown terrace garden by Goode Green (winner of an AIA Excellence Award). Above: A terrace garden planted with fast-growing bamboo, photographed by Norman McGrath for Rooftop Gardens (Rizzoli); via Treehugger . Above: A penthouse garden by New York architects Rogers Marvel . Above: A planter by Verdant Gardens features a mix of blooms. Above: LA-based Elysian Landscapes created a California-style roof garden in New York. Above: A sliver of outdoor space in a project by Dufner Heighes . Above: A terrace garden by NY architects Rogers Marvel . Above: An outdoor fireplace in a West Village project by MADE LLC .





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