The former Tilley Ladder factory, right, on Second St. Friday Jan. 16, 2015, in Watervliet, NY. (John Carl D’Annibale / Times Union)
“This adaptive reuse of a former industrial facility is not only a perfect example of historic preservation, it goes above and beyond by incorporating solar power and other ‘green’ elements that will make this early 20th century building LEED certified” he said in a prepared statement. “The city will continue to work with the developers to bring this project to fruition as soon as possible.”
via Ladders to apartments – Times Union.
With few exceptions, conversions are among the coolest spaces in the city. This 1900-built school, located at Saint Nicholas Avenue between 126th and 127th streets, is no exception. Renaissance Revival-style P.S. 157 was converted to apartments in 1993.
via Live In A Historic Converted Harlem School For $2,300/Month – Adaptive Reuse – Curbed NY.
The apartment is located in the 1930s Art Deco residential complex known as the Walter Buildings, and bears many of its original features. The designer wanted to bring the interiors into the present day, avoiding a fully preserved, museum-like feel, but without sacrificing the sense of history imparted by the parquet de Versailles woodwork, wrought iron stair railing and other features.
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