A large framed photograph is just as much the focal point as the Chicago skyline in the HGTV Urban Oasis 2011. The sitting room features a boxy sleeper sofa with sweeping city views thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows.
Floors throughout the apartment are made from 6-inch wide ebony stained white oak. They're a grounding pairing with walls of glass that offer up incredible panoramas of New York City's most iconic vistas.
Wood cabinets and textured hardwood floors add a rustic feel to this walk-in closet with a view. A mix of hanging rods on different levels, open shelves and large drawers make the storage options endless.
This apartment has an amazing view of the Chicago skyline, so designers added window walls to highlight that aspect of the space. Large modern couches give the homeowners an optimal view of their gorgeous city, but also gives them prime seating in front of their large plasma TV.
Night lights. When a city skyline comes to life as the sun goes down, the views can be spectacular. This stunning master bedroom lighting works artfully with the city lights glowing through the window.
Boasting exquisite views of the city skyline, the master suite feels light and airy with a soothing neutral palette and floor-to-ceiling windows. A private, glass-enclosed balcony offers fresh air when needed.
A black wood dining table and chairs create a small dining area looking out over the city skyline. Potted plants and multicolor tabletop accessories add pops of color pulled from the the stunning city views.
The home's rear terrace offers a front row view of the New York City skyline. Adjoining the estate, the 276-acre Sherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary provides Tall Oaks a privileged measure of privacy and seclusion.
This sophisticated apartment capitalizes on its urban setting with floor-to-ceiling windows that call attention to the high ceilings and the incredible skyline views. Glittering metallics dominate the color palette to luxurious effect.
Clean-lined wood chairs encircle a round wood table on this rooftop terrace, creating an ideal spot for dining alfresco. Potted plants bring life to the urban space, and the city skyline provides a beautiful backdrop.