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Caviar Warehouse Reborn as a Loft with a Killer Skylight

The six-story landmarked building in New York's Tribeca neighborhood once served as a warehouse for caviar and soap, complete with brick walls, 16-foot-high beamed ceilings, and clanking freight elevators. The 1884 Romanesque revival building just received a full-scale renovation by the New York firm of Andrew Franz, with elegant steel, glass, tile, and lacquer sections added to the historic shell. The top two floors, once dim and poorly ventilated, now contain a striking open-plan residence with a 150-square-foot retractable skylight that fills the home with natural light. The transition between indoor and outdoor space is rather fluid, with an inverted courtyard down below connecting to a green roof garden up above.

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