1930'S AWARD WINNING LIVE/WORK BUILDING

A rare find these days. Most, if not all buildings like this were chopped into smaller condo's with little to no parking. This is an "old school" loft with a lions share of parking. Throw in the fact that it has a large private courtyard with a koi pond and you'll get a one of a kind REAL loft.

Exterior

Exterior
Private outdoor courtyard, indoor garage with workshop, large outdoor parking space.

Areal

Areal
One of the biggest problems people face when they move downtown is parking. Condo/lofts usually allow one parking spot per owner, and if you have two you would be considered lucky. A lot of condo/lofts have their parking spaces located walking distance to the units and this leaves you and your car vulnerable to hazards. 540 loft has enough parking for six cars outdoor, two cars indoor (accessible with garage door openers) and even more parking in the courtyard if needed.

Exterior parking

Exterior parking

TWO GARAGE DOORS THAT ENTER TO AN INCLOSED SPACE LEADING TO THE MAIN INTERIOR.

TWO GARAGE DOORS THAT ENTER TO AN INCLOSED SPACE LEADING TO THE MAIN INTERIOR.

INTERIOR OVERVIEW 1

INTERIOR OVERVIEW 1

DOOR FROM INTERIOR GOING OUT TO COURTYARD

DOOR FROM INTERIOR GOING OUT TO COURTYARD

INTERIOR LOOKING OUT TO COURTYARD DOOR

INTERIOR LOOKING OUT TO COURTYARD DOOR
To the right of this photograph, you can see the door to the walk in closet.

INTERIOR OVERVIEW 2

INTERIOR OVERVIEW 2

KITCHEN

KITCHEN
Kitchen features Industial Wolf brand 4 burner stove with oven. The hood over the oven is a restaurant grade, exterior suction vent. Counter top is concrete with motorcycle chain. The shelves are custom welded, and to the right of this picture is a walk in pantry.

CRAFTROOM

CRAFTROOM
This room could easily be made into another bedroom or a real nice office looking over downtown Atlanta. To the right of this room is a storage area with plenty of room for a second bathroom.

WORK AREA

WORK AREA
This is the area in the back of the studio where I do my work as a photographer. The floor is 4" of new concrete and the sweeped wall can be easily removed. Behind the wall is clean brick and openings can be made for window that will look into the courtyad.

SECOND BEDROOM

SECOND BEDROOM
This is an extra room in the studio that can be used as a second bedroom. The floors are saltio tiles.

BEDROOM

The bedroom has a staircase leading up to it. It has insulated windows that look over the open studio space. The floors are made from very old recovered wood. The closet is a large walk in and there is a latter that access the rooftop.

BATHROOM

BATHROOM
This bathroom features heated floors, a waterless urinal tile floors and partially tiled walls. This is a new renovation of the old bathroom. All pipes are copper.

WATERLESS URINAL

WATERLESS URINAL

TILED SHOWER

TILED SHOWER

COURTYARD

COURTYARD

INTRANCE TO THE COURTYARD FROM THE STREET

INTRANCE TO THE COURTYARD FROM THE STREET

KOI POND IN COURTYARD

KOI POND IN COURTYARD

VIEW OF THE COKE HEADQUARTERS ACROSS THE STREET, SHOT FROM MY ROOF

VIEW OF THE COKE HEADQUARTERS ACROSS THE STREET, SHOT FROM MY ROOF

CIRCUS TRAIN

CIRCUS TRAIN
Once a year, the circus train rolls on through behind the building and you get a front row ticket from the rooftop. Lots of great story's to tell.

Circus train 3

Circus train 3

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Here is the studio when it was featured on HGTV's Lofty Ideas.

Courtyard

The sun rises in the front of the building and sets on the back end. There are some stained glass inserts installed in the hole where the window from the building that used to be there. I looks great when it hits the grass late in the day.

Thursday, February 25, 2010