Maximizing Space on the Upper West Side

The New York Times 9.14.08

Gwen Calderon's Upper West Side apartment packs a punch. The New York Times shows us how Calderon's careful renovation takes every opportunity to make the most of her 1,300-square-foot apartment. In the kitchen, she stacked four appliances — a steam oven, an espresso maker, a convection oven and a warming drawer — in a tower to maximize space...

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Calderon also "mirrored the sides of the cabinets that border the window over the kitchen sink" — a smart detail to take full advantage of natural light in a narrow space. Read the story of her renovation and see all the pictures: A New Start, With Nod to the Past on the Upper West Side.

Images: Annie Tritt for The New York Times

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