This outdoor kitchen rests on the roof deck of a historic building on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. The space features two grills, a prep sink and an outdoor refrigerator for holding outdoor parties and entertaining.
Protected from the elements, the outdoor kitchen is ready for year-round use—or as long as the Windy City's climate will allow. The rustic slab island is the perfect spot for light meals or after-work drinks when you don't feel like venturing into the city.
Each area of this rooftop deck showcases a different view of the city skyline. The bar area, sitting area, custom fire pit and grill are perfect for entertaining. The contemporary space features a reclaimed timber pergola and hardwood decking.
Wood and brick blend with glass and stainless steel to create a party-ready backyard where modern and rustic elements combine. The space blurs the line between indoors and out, with a wood-burning fireplace and a fully functioning kitchen complete with a sink and beer tap.
A modern white planter transforms a deck into a garden oasis using several types of ornamental grasses and blooming plants, including marigolds.
A contemporary outdoor living space uses glass walls so as not to ubstruct the urban landscape. A contemporary sectional is used for seating, while the outdoor kitchen area has a grill and bar area for dining.
A mix of textures adds interest to this Chicago patio and gives it a welcoming, homey vibe. A weathered wood table for eight is shaded by ample greenery, and a nearby outdoor kitchen offers the ultimate in outdoor convenience.
The outdoor living area has a hot tub that overlooks an urban landscape. A contemporary sectional is used for seating, while pergolas help define the different living areas of the rooftop deck.