ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION
STEVEN YOUNG, ARCHITECT + FINE HOME BUILDER
With plentiful natural light and
clever multipurpose spaces, a former
warehouse is transformed into a
graceful urban pied-à-terre
WRITTEN BY MEAGHAN O’NEILL
PHOTOGRAPHED BY TONY LUONG
;;; ;;;;; ;; connected at the back of the
four-story building by a custom-built minimal
staircase, which terminates at the street level.
While the basement kitchen and sitting area are
accessed via a second stairway off the entrance,
the off-the-wall design of the back stair creates an
opening where natural light from skylights in the
roof penetrates all the way to the lower level.