The chef Mario Batali's view. "Out our window the view toward Washington Square is the entire history of mid-20th-century pop culture."
Released towards the end of last year, Matteo Pericoli’s book The City Out My Window gives us all an illustrated glimpse of the views from New Yorkers’ homes and offices.
Here at Apartment Therapy we focus on the views inside people’s homes more than the views from the inside to the outside. Pericoli’s exquisitely detailed drawings lend a more intimate feeling to the view than even a photograph could and reveal an otherwise secret peek into these New Yorkers lives. Pericoli goes one step further and asks them to comment on the views. Some declined — feeling it was too personal — while others oblige.
Images: Matteo Pericoli