Roundup: Best Rooftop Escapes

Roundup: Best Rooftop Escapes

Sarah Coffey
Jul 13, 2009
In the city, it's hard to find a quiet space outside unless you go up. Rooftops are the urban version of an open meadow—vast and calm. On top of a high-rise, the traffic below is distant and dim, and the sky seems much larger. We've rounded up a few examples of rooftop nests, from outdoor dining rooms to fully equipped cottages... FIRST ROW1 Jordan Ferney's Rooftop Dinner Party2 Loftcube: Camping on the Rooftop3 350 Square Foot Rooftop Cottage in NYC from the NY Times4 Rooftop Hut by Hut Architecture5 Nolita Penthouse and Rooftop Garden from New York Magazine SECOND ROW6 Roof Garden by mabarchitects7 Neutra VDL House in Silverlake8 Shawn Connell's Bushwick Roof9 Rich People Rooftops10 Marc and Lana's Big Dig House Photos: Studio Aisslinger, Piotr Redlinski, Hut Architecture, Gregory Goode, Franky Antimisiari, Jordan Ferney, 7D7 Studio (Omar), Shawn Connell, Justin Williams, Jeannine Brennan
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