17 West 17th Street Rooftop Garden
Manhattan, NY 2012-Present
Contegiacomo and Associates designed this 4,600 square-foot roof garden on top of a landmark loft building in the Chelsea district of Manhattan. The project included an extension of the existing freight elevator up to the roof of this eleven-story building. The garden incorporates a new green roof structure with a variety of diverse plant species that change and complement each other and the cityscape as the seasons change. There are new teak millwork planters and a vine-covered pergola that accommodates an outdoor dining area and audio-visual components. The roof also includes a full outdoor kitchen and a children’s wading pool with controll...
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