Modern Penthouse with City Views

Floor-to-ceiling windows in this modern townhouse provide a stunning look at the Chicago skyline. The minimalistic, open design places emphasis on the city view.

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Photo By: Jim Tschetter, IC36O Images

Modern Penthouse Living Room With City Views

Concrete ceilings and columns are paired with French oak hardwood floors in this minimalistic living room, while floor-to-ceiling windows provide a panoramic view of the Chicago skyline. The open nature of the living space allows for easy transition between the dining, living and kitchen areas.
From: Dresner Design

Modern Home Library & Living Room

Wall-to-wall bookshelves form the backdrop for this enormous living room. A gray sectional provides a cozy spot for curling up with a book or watching a movie below the industrial concrete ceiling.
From: Dresner Design

Modern Eat-in Kitchen With City View

Like many of the rooms in this penthouse, the kitchen features a floor-to-ceiling window that provides a stunning view of the Chicago skyline. A white dining table and chairs make casual dining a cinch, while sleek white cabinets and a stainless steel backsplash complete the minimalistic look of the space.
From: Dresner Design

Modern White Kitchen With Stainless Steel Countertop

This minimalistic kitchen features sleek white matte lacquer cabinets, gray floor tiles and a black butcher block island. A stainless steel countertop and backsplash are easy to clean, making them ideal for a homeowner who loves to cook.
From: Dresner Design

Chef's Style Kitchen With Stainless Steel Surfaces

This eat-in kitchen features a stainless countertop and backsplash, making food preparation and cleanup a cinch. Drop-in storage compartments line the back of the countertop, giving the at-home cook easy access to toppings and other food items.
From: Dresner Design

Modern Galley Kitchen With White Matte Lacquered Cabinets

Sleek, white lacquered cabinets are paired with charcoal gray floor tiles and a black butcher block island in this galley kitchen. Floating black wood shelves display kitchen necessities, while a stainless steel countertop and backsplash make food preparation and cleanup a cinch.
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Modern White Kitchen With Storage Shelving

This minimalistic kitchen features lacquered white cabinets paired with a stainless steel countertop and backsplash. Lift-up kitchen cabinets and a spacious pantry reveal ample storage shelves, while a butcher block kitchen island provides extra space for food preparation.
From: Dresner Design

Modern Dining Room With Colorful Artwork

This all-white dining room receives a vibrant pop of color from lively floral artwork. The svelte dining chairs are paired with a sturdy black table and two modern pendants.
From: Dresner Design

Modern Wet Bar With Wine Cooler

This convenient wet bar features sleek white cabinets and a stainless steel countertop, similar to those featured in the home's kitchen. A coffee maker and wine cooler provide easy access to beverages, while a lime green "be" sign adds a pop of color.
From: Dresner Design

Minimalistic Laundry Room With Storage

This room features a combined cleaning supply storage and laundry room which houses a washer, dryer, ironing board, stainless steel laundry tub and heated drying rack. Simple black floor tiles finish off the look of the space.
From: Dresner Design

Modern Master Bedroom With City View

This minimalistic master bedroom features a midcentury modern, tufted black leather chair, white globe pendant light and a stunning Chicago view. Black French oak flooring and a concrete ceiling create texture and add unexpected detail.
From: Dresner Design

Contemporary Bathroom With Stunning City View

This minimalistic master bathroom offers a sleek, white double vanity paired with a charcoal gray backsplash and floor tiles in a similar hue. The most eye-catching feature, however, is the floor-to-ceiling window that offers a panoramic view of the Chicago skyline.
From: Dresner Design

Contemporary Bathroom With Medicine Cabinet Storage & City View

This minimalistic master bathroom offers a sleek, white double floating vanity paired with a charcoal gray mosaic tile backsplash and floor tiles in a similar hue. The contemporary mirror features two medicine cabinets with storage, while the floor-to-ceiling window provides a stunning view of the city.
From: Dresner Design

Contemporary Gray Tiled Shower With City View

The backdrop to this glass enclosed shower is a stunning panoramic view of the Chicago skyline. Large gray tiles are used throughout the shower, while simple brushed nickel fixtures finish off the minimalistic look of the space.
From: Dresner Design

Master Bedroom Walk-In Closet With Center Island Storage

This spacious master bedroom closet features ample shelving and hanging space, making it easy to stow away clothing, shoes and other accessories. A center island storage area creates a functional space for assembling items.
From: Dresner Design

Minimalistic Hallway With Sliding Doors

This simple hallway features all-over white walls paired with sliding black wood doors and French oak flooring. The dining room area and a spectacular view of the Chicago skyline sit at the end of the hallway.
From: Dresner Design

Modern Home Office With Expansive City View

This minimalistic home office features a standing desk positioned in front of the stunning Chicago cityscape. An Eames-style chair offers a comfortable place to kick back, while a sleek white filing cabinet provides plenty of room for office essentials.
From: Dresner Design

Modern Home Office With City View

This minimalistic home office features a small black desk paired with a black leather chair and cowhide area rug. A midcentury modern red chair with a red and white polka for throw pillow adds a splash of color without distracting from the stunning urban landscape.
From: Dresner Design

Minimalistic Entryway With Contemporary Art

The focal point of this simple entryway is a large black and white contemporary art piece. A black wool upholstered Eero Saarinen chair and cowhide stool are positioned in front of the wall hanging.
From: Dresner Design

Contemporary Powder Room With Black Accent Wall

This black-and-white powder room features a wall-mounted rectangular sink paired with a floating wooden shelf for storing bathroom essentials. A black accent wall adds a dramatic effect, while two framed black-and-white photographs give the space a touch of artistic flair.
From: Dresner Design

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