Lofty thoughts on moving into a loft
Moving into a loft doesn’t only mean a change of address, it’s a different way of life as the following quotes note.
“Loft living is the antithesis of suburban domesticity, if only because the open spaces don’t easily accommodate family life. Lofts also offer residents the opportunity – and responsibility – to structure their own space to reflect what’s important to them.” – Virginia Postrel
“In a modern loft, you can’t just fill a space with furniture. Each piece has to be perfect.” – Nate Berkus
“Great American art needs the idea of uninterrupted spaces, like a loft, which itself is something very American.” – Renzo Piano
“I live in a loft in a building I designed, but for my dream house I’d get Frank Gehry, just to see what he’d do.” – Hugh Hardy
“From 1985 to 1994, I lived in Manhattan in a big old loft right off Times Square. I could walk to work, which was in a couple of Broadway theaters, to Howard Stern’s studio, and to 30 Rock for ‘Letterman’ and ‘SNL.’ Even in New York, walking to work is homey and folksy, like living in a small town.” – Penn Jillette
“There’s been a big spur in downtown development with new business, restaurants and a lot of loft buying. The buses run, and there’s a subway that runs through downtown.” – Michael Ritchie
“Going from sharing a one-bedroom place to living in a loft to two people living in a house to me having my own place by myself has kind of mirrored my career… small steps to bigger, to bigger, to now having a steady job.” – Dianna Agron
“I’m in a loft and the kitchen is in the very center of the apartment. The whole place revolves around it.” – Ted Allen
“What makes a loft authentic isn’t its layout or its history but its ability to give people a true home – a dwelling that reflects their personalities and aspirations, including their dreams of urbanity.” – Virginia Postrel
Whether you’re moving into or out of a loft (or any other style dwelling for that matter), Golan’s movers in Chicago can get the job done since the Chicago moving company has successfully handled local, long distance, and international relocations without a hitch since 1990.