Artisan-quality custom staining and finishing,
precise color-matching, refinishing and restoration
of period and new architectural woodwork
and fine cabinetry
the hansgrohe freestanding tub (above left)
was the pivotal element in deciding the floor plan.
Set at an angle in front of the nearly floor-to-ceiling
window wall, it gives the bather full vantage of the
city views. Floor-mounted hardware (above right)
complete with a hand shower adds function with a
modern edge. LED lights inset in the floor ensure
the elegant tub is given its due spotlight.
blocking the view, it’s going along the view.”
His-and-her vanities flank a narrow vertical window overlooking West Fourth Street,
and the shower and toilet are tucked into an
alcove on the wall opposite the tub, keeping
the space open and unobstructed.
Placing the master bath (as well as the
kitchen and powder room) in new locations
put them far away from the building’s existing
plumbing, and new lines had to be installed.
The team from Caisson Construction Corp. in
Westwood, Massachusetts, got a break when
vacancies in the units above and below the
Gellers’ condo allowed them a one-week window to reroute pipes without disturbing service to occupied apartments.