Having spent a lot of time on this roof top throughout the years– I can tell you this article describes it flawlessly.
What is impossible to capture—no matter how eloquent the words or stunning the photographs—is the laughter heard around the table on a summer night…how utterly tempting it is to stick your nose into hydrangeas the size of grapefruits… or how entirely relaxed you feel when you put your feet up on the ottoman with a fresh cup of coffee (martini…) in your hand and Blossom Dearie crooning in the background.
This garden, like so many that our firm designs, is quite simply perfect. It is beautiful, functional, peaceful and private—and a space where I often find myself sitting, taking a deep breath and realizing that life, is good.
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