Gorgeous Gardens: Rooftop Garden With NYC Views

When they need an escape from the Concrete Jungle, the owners can slip upstairs and get a dose of fresh air and greenery on their rooftop terrace. Here, flowering plants and fruit trees are practically spilling out of their repurposed containers, while bistro chairs and benches boast great views of the skyscrapers.

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Photo By: Christian Erroi

Roof Deck Garden With Sedum

Sedum and other plants make this most urban of environments feel soft and lush.

Vines and Planters on Roof Deck

Even high above New York City, it's possible to escape into greenery. Here, groundcover plants, vines and planters make a garden wonderland out of this roof deck.

Rooftop Garden With Bench

Benches and chairs are sprinkled all around this roof deck, often tucked behind planters to make a more secluded urban retreat.

Urban Roof Deck With Pergola

This urban roof deck cleverly incorporates structural details, like pipes and vents, into its overall design. Here, tall exhaust pipes were wrapped in aluminum frames and cedar boards. The resulting look mimics the city's skyscrapers.

Roof Deck and Skyline View

Potted trees and overflowing container gardens turn this roof deck into a green oasis in the middle of the city.

Large Roof Deck With Planters

The raised planters found all around the rooftop make the different sitting and gathering areas feel more lush and private. They're also a welcome touch of nature in the very urban environment!

Rooftop Eating Bar With New York View

An eating bar with the best view ever is set up along one corner of the roof deck.

Roof Deck and Pergola at Night

A large cedar-and-metal pergola provides much-needed shade to the rooftop.

Roof Deck With Brick Wall

Lots of plants, including container gardens and groundcover plants, soften this roof deck's brick walls and cedar planking.

Urban Roof Deck With Planters

Planters sprinkled across this roof deck camouflage more structural elements and bring a welcome touch of green.

Rooftop Garden at Night

Vines, flowers and foliage plants make an enchanting garden out of of this New York City rooftop. At night, the setting is even more mesmerizing with lamp posts and other landscape lighting.

Urban Roof Deck at Night

This roof deck features a wide range of outdoor spaces, from secluded sitting areas to large, open flex areas. Cedar-wrapped planters and posts do double duty, camouflaging pipes and vents and gracefully dividing up the roof.

Lamppost and Skyline View

Angular lampposts made from cedar and aluminum mimic the shape of New York City's skyscrapers.

Lamp Post on Urban Roof Deck

One would never guess that these attractive cedar lamp posts started out as exhaust pipes.

New York City Roof Deck With Planters

The organization of this co-op rooftop takes a balanced approach, stylishly concealing and using vents and pipes to divide up the space. All around, planters green up the look.

New York City Rooftop Garden

A blend of groundcover and container gardens make this rooftop deck feel magically lush. Residents can enjoy the setting and the views from one of several sitting areas.

Rooftop Kitchen Garden in Pipes

Industrial culvert pipes were sliced in half, then used for planters to grow a variety of fruits and vegetables!

Cedar Planter on Roof Deck

Built-in planters all around the deck help divide up the rooftop's different areas and provide balance in the urban setting.

Pink and Purple Container Garden

Pink and purple blooms spill out over the edge of their container, a pretty burst of color on this urban rooftop.

Urban Roof Deck and Lamp Post

This roof deck is punctuated with stylish, boxy lamp posts, a clever disguise for unsightly exhaust pipes.

Urban Roof Deck With Skyline View

Container gardens and magical lighting make this roof deck an enchanting place to take in views of New York's skyline.

Roof Deck With Pergola

The pergola's clean lines and materials pick up on the look of this roof deck's planters and lamp posts. The move helps the outdoor space feel unified, despite its large size.

Apples in Rooftop Garden

Apples are just one of the edible offerings in this rooftop garden.

Urban Roof Deck With Grasses

Grasses in planter boxes soften the perimeter of the roof deck, with its 360-degree views of New York City skyline.

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