Having the obscure glass in the door eliminates the need for any window coverings. I have never felt the need to look out there, as it is not in any sight lines other than when exiting. I don't think an opening window above the sink was an option when I bought. Either way, lots of airflow with just the four corners opening, along with the vents.
2017 Escape 5.0 TA (someday soon, I hope
2015 Ford F150 Lariat 3.5L EcoBoost
2009 Escape 19 (previous)
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