The Real Deal New York

From the archives: Suffering starchitects

During the downturn, even the best regarded architects struggled

August 22, 2015 01:00PM


Frank Gehry, Pacific Park and Robert A.M. Stern

As the downturn continues, work has fallen off even for some of the most celebrated architects working in New York City.

In a widely reported move this June, Frank Gehry was booted from the Atlantic Yards (now known as Pacific Park) arena job in favor of an architectural firm that would save the project money. And last month, Robert A.M. Stern told The Real Deal that his firm has seen projects put on hold because of the economy (he declined to give specifics). Read the full article from the September 2009 issue after the jump.