We love the custom bookshelves that take advantage of the ceiling height and the corner of the bedroom.
The 860-square-foot apartment (with additional 600-square-feet of outdoor space) is part of a renovated hospital and has exposure from three sides. In his redesign of the existing apartment, Povero took advantage of the high ceilings and natural light to create a warm, inviting space. For a rundown on paint colors and sourcing, see the complete article: The Abridged Version and slideshow from Metropolitan Home...
The awesome terrace with views of the South Street Seaport and Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges.
(Pics: Peter Murdock)