Urban Apartments

In full collaboration with her clients, Schweitzer creates fluid apartment spaces that marry clean lines with multi-layered texture.  She integrates textiles, finishes and lighting to impart depth. Schweitzer specializes in both modern and prewar apartments giving both a fresh vibe and sophistication.   VSA obtains Landmarks commission approval in New York City and works with all types of budgets. Current work: East Village Townhouse, East 10th Street  

Lower Fifth Avenue with a Room of One’s Own for an author:

Upper West Side:

A cook’s kitchen above for a family with teenagers anchors the entire apartment. A structural wall becomes a structural beam, and coffers are used to make it look seamless. The ample island of natural quartzite was designed for cooking but allows for kids’ homework.

In this living room below, Paris flea market finds, like the Italian 16th century bronze grille over the mantle, are by architect.




More Upper West Side Apartments


Upper Fifth Avenue:










Midtown Modern:

Home office uptown with resilient materials of cork and bamboo:

West 11th Street, pied-a-terre for a foreign correspondent and toy soldier collector


 229 West 60th Street–Interiors/art by architect

West 86th Street, for a family of four


Details of Manhattan apartments

Art by Architect:

East 10th St Townhouse and Lobby Design, Central Park West to follow.

Oil painting, Orchids, to be installed in therapist’s office, Upper west Side, 6′ x 4′.