That's because it's designed as though the restaurant is on its side.
You've got to see it to believe it.
Some people at D'Espresso seem completely oblivious to the fact that things are a little off.
Most of the restaurant is an optical illusion. Lights appear to be hanging from white ceiling panels.
Some people walk by and think it's a bookstore and not a coffee shop.
The small cafe sits right on 42nd Street, near the Main Library.