28 Jul '14, 3pm

EYE CANDY: 8 Gorgeous Urban Rooftop Gardens Hidden Across NYC

EYE CANDY: 8 Gorgeous Urban Rooftop Gardens Hidden Across NYC

With summer in full effect, everyone's been looking for a way to escape the muggy city streets. But for those of us who aren’t able to move to breezier climates, there is another closer--and cooler--option hidden atop NYC's buildings: lushly planted urban rooftops . From elevated parks and urban farms to luxurious rooftop bars and lounges, taking a trip up to these sky-high urban oases is a great way to beat the heat and soak up spectacular views of the city skyline. Leslie Adatto , author of Roof Explorer's Guide: 101 New York City Rooftops , rounds up eight of her favorite and lesser-known urban rooftops from the five boroughs--hit the jump to see them all!

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/8-gorgeous-urban-rooftop-gardens...

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