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all about longevity and good taste. This couldn’t be a Flash Harry type of interior – it had to be visually quiet, yet solid and enduring.” To this end, the apartment interiors feature American white oak cabinetry. This can be seen in the kitchen, which includes a cube-like volume that accommodates the walk-in pantry. Similar cabinetry conceals the television in the living area, and reappears in the bathrooms, so visual continuity is assured. The apartments also feature wood Facing page: Tall timber slats define the entry to this Balfour penthouse apartment. The floor is stepped up from the lobby. Above: The entry opens to a generously sized, open-plan living area that opens to the rooftop entertaining terrace. Audiovisual equipment is concealed behind the cabinetry above the gas fireplace. Left: Unlike most apartment buildings, there