Gallery: New Coffee Table Book Reveals New York City’s Most Stunning & ...

photo © Norman McGrath, Rooftop Gardens, Rizzoli New York 2011
We have a secret -- we have green roof envy. We recently got our hands on a copy of Rooftop Gardens: The Terraces, Conservatories, and Balconies of New York, a coffee table book that takes you up to the city's most exquisite private rooftop gardens, and we cannot put it down. Co-authored by real estate agent Denise LeFrak Calicchio and Roberta Model Amon, the book satisfies all our green building voyeuristic tendencies with stunning images of some of the city's most beautiful gardens and extraordinary outdoor spaces, proving that green design is gorgeous design. The book not only offers a visual escape, but much can be gleaned from the landscape and gardening techniques on display, providing other urbanites with countless ideas for transforming their outdoor spaces.

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  1. JC May 6, 2011 at 9:58 am

    I’ll be getting this book asap.