As the winter rolls in with the looming COVID crisis, many residents are worried about being stuck inside all day with no outdoor relief. Developments take this into account and are using their amenities to cater to these needs with their outdoor fireplaces, outdoor heating lamps, and covered spaces. These amenities will allow residences to utilize outdoor space even during the winter months.
The Hayworth, designed by HOK offices with Lee Mindel of SheltonMindel, has created an outdoor oasis that can be utilized during the winter months. With seating areas surrounded by fireplaces even during colder months, outdoor spaces will allow residents to take in the Upper East Side views. They are allowing residents the opportunity to enjoy the outdoor spaces that are so coveted during Covid-19.
The Centrale, a Pelli Clarke project, has gone to great lengths to create a coveted experience for residence. This includes their “Club Terrance,” which has views of the heart of Midtown. Heating lamps will complement this terrace with plush seating. Illumined by celestial lights, residences will continue to enjoy the experience of the outdoor space while being warmed by the heat lamps even during the cold winter months.
108 Leonard, located in Tribeca, designed by Elad’s Group, has gone to extensive lengths to provide residences with an oasis-like outdoor space. With multiple outdoor retreat areas, the outdoor space offers not only fireplaces but also private cabana areas. This allows a covered outdoor space next to fireplaces during the winter months. Allowing residents to continue to enjoy the garden spaces. Even during the colder months, these spaces can be taken advantage of for family or friend activities.