On a Chicago rooftop, a stunning panel made of COR-TEN steel is cut out in the shape of a tree to accent the metal fencing. The panel, added by Topiarius, which specializes in outdoor living on rooftops, also offers some privacy without completely blocking the views.
The full-service kitchen makes it easy to pull off parties on this Chicago rooftop. It features a sink, refrigerator, commercial grill, ice maker and self-serve beverage center. A TV centered on the wall allows the homeowners and their guests to catch their favorite sports without leaving the roof, says designer Vanessa Slivinski of Chicago Roof Deck and Garden.
A fresh layer of snow sparkles atop this Chicago home's roof patio. A bridge and small staircase lead to an open air sitting space and outdoor dining setup. The light brick walls look beautiful in the winter wonderland and allow the black door to pop in the light surroundings.
Low-maintenance landscaping and artificial turf groundcover create a lush green space on this urban rooftop deck. A combination of planters and container gardens are integrated into the contemporary design, giving guests a variety of foliage to admire both indoors and out.
This rooftop deck offers several options for seating: You can cozy up on the sectional, recline on the lounge chairs or gather around the outdoor dining table. Artificial grass stands in for an outdoor rug and helps define the separate seating areas.
This outdoor space rests on the roof deck of a historic building on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. The space features a dining area shaded by a cedar wood pergola, as well as multiple seating areas. Overlooking a gorgeous view, this deck is perfect for hosting parties and entertaining.
City living doesn't mean going without a stylish and functional outdoor living space. This Chicago rooftop deck features comfy outdoor furniture and a custom fire pit. The sleek gas fire table features a bed of fire glass, a clean-burning, smoke-free alternative to wood or ceramic logs.
This outdoor space rests on the roof deck of a historic Chicago building on Lake Shore Drive. The space features blue-cushioned lounge chairs, colorful planters and an outdoor bar area. Overlooking a gorgeous view, this deck is perfect for hosting parties and entertaining.
This Chicago residential condo rooftop is located on the 34th floor, so the designer added built-in tropical hardwood benches and a custom concrete fire pit for cold city nights. The fire pit and benches are contemporary, maintaining the sleek feel of the residential condos.