Short is the distance between a high window in a prison cell and rooms with windows jammed into a corner.
Although the exemplar in the above photo, taken in a co-op between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues in the low 90s, shows that light enters the living room, the windows add nothing else. In fact, they throw off the room’s balance.
Without going up to the windows themselves, such a configuration require a resident to hike over to them just to know the weather. They probably are better for jumping out than looking through.
Yet the apartment, (more…)