before floor plans of studio apartment
Illustration: D.P. Simmons III
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Good Bones

But I can't take all the credit for the livability of my little space. Much of that goes to the building's architect, Rosario Candela, who designed numerous Manhattan high-rises in the early 20th century. Candela's long front hallway and many nooks help to avoid that "boxy" feeling prevalent in so many studios; his prewar architectural details add visual interest; his higher-than-average ceilings are more commodious than the eight-foot standard common in the second half of the century—and when was the last time you saw a modern studio boasting four closets?
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