Flickr Finds: Jeremy H.'s Roofdeck Improvements

Flickr Finds: Jeremy H.'s Roofdeck Improvements

Janel Laban
Jul 10, 2007

Jeremy took on two projects to help finish off his Chicago rooftop deck and kindly tagged the flickr photos documenting them with "apartmenttherapychicago". He built a gate to match the previously built fencing and added a patch of green to an area that was not covered with decking (photos below the jump). We really like clean aesthetic of the roof deck design - that long built-in planter, the trees in matching large pots AND that dark table and chairs - patio modern!

The grassy area is actually faux - Jeremy writes that it is called Synlawn. He said it was a good option "based on price, ease of installation, and most importantly it had the least cheese factor of the fake grass options we considered."

The gate was built to match a pre-existing fence. It allows access to the a/c units on the roof while masking the view of them. It wasn't an easy fit - the roof is sloped. Jeremy details the work involved in his photos (and shows off a great view of downtown in the process).

A shot of both jobs completed!

Nice work, Jeremy. Thanks for tagging your photos in Flickr with "apartmenttherapychicago".

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