Name: Jim Williams
Location: Andersonville, Chicago
Size: 1,000 square feet
Years lived in: 2
Garden apartments in Chicago can often be dark, cavernous spaces. They are -- after all -- a few steps below street level. By keeping his wall colors and furniture in light earth tones, Jim has managed to make this garden apartment seem bright and open.
A garden unit condo comes with its own decorating challenges. If not careful, it can feel like living in a basement. Jim has employed a few tricks in his garden apartment that keep it feeling light and airy. It's not until you see a pair of feet walk past the living room window that you remember you are below street level.
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(All photos credit of Jason Loper/Apartment Therapy.)