Urban oases are hidden throughout the city, often in the most unexpected – but desperately – needed places. Check out some of our favorites--you might discover a spot of serenity right in your own neighborhood.
This urban town house's rain screen is designed to create privacy in NYC. The design mimics that of the brick facade of neighboring buildings. The horizontal breaks in the panels represent the different stories of the building hidden behind hit.
The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden - "One of the nicest treasures I’ve ever come across in all my years in the city. The whole house is a reinterpretation of the Mount Vernon Hotel, which operated in this building back in the 1820s and 30s" - Time Out New York For Kids. Midtown East Manhattan.