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Architectural review of 25 Kent: “Old Brooklyn” meets “New Brooklyn”
February 09, 2016 05:45PM
From the February issue: Developer Toby Moskovits has received much attention for her planned eight-story building at 25 Kent Street in North Williamsburg. That’s largely because it...
Architecture review: Natural History Museum’s new addition looks like an “alien landscape” inside
January 21, 2016 02:46PM
From the January issue: Few people have been as kind to the Upper West Side as finance bigwig Richard Gilder, who sits on the...
DDG’s newest bluestone building is solid as a rock: review
November 25, 2015 04:30PM
From the November issue: Those good people over at DDG really love stone, especially bluestone. They love bluestone the way other people love macaroons...
Slender grace in Long Island City
October 29, 2015 09:32AM
From the October issue: The architectural firm of FXFOWLE is never exactly revolutionary in its aesthetic inventions, but it nevertheless usually succeeds in coming...
Architecture review: A look at Two Trees’ “daring” vision for Domino Sugar
March 08, 2013 02:00PM
This week Two Trees Management revealed a new vision for its conversion of the Domino Sugar factory site in Williamsburg. Designed by SHoP architects,...
Architecture review: The Stone curse
February 22, 2013 09:30AM
Poor Edward Durell Stone! Though Stone was one of the most original American architects of the post-war era, his name is heard these days...
The New School needs new design
November 30, 2012 10:30AM
From the November issue: Columbia’s Manhattanville expansion. NYU’s superblock redevelopment. Cornell’s new Roosevelt Island campus. If it seems as though this column has been...
Architecture review: Why 6 Platt falls flat
October 24, 2012 04:00PM
From the October issue: Whatever else might be said of the new hotel that is planned for 6 Platt Street, there is something uplifting in...
Architecture review: Columbus Circle under wraps, out of commission
September 06, 2012 04:00PM
As regards the redevelopment of Columbus Circle that was unveiled five years ago, I was spectacularly wrong. When the project was still in the...
Architecture review: At new East 79th Street tower, a stone-and-glass pas de deux
August 24, 2012 03:30PM
As long as developers are building “as of right,” as long as they do not need to win some variance, they seem increasingly apt...
Baccarat New York doesn’t sparkle
August 15, 2012 04:30PM
From the August issue: Just opposite the Museum of Modern Art, a new hotel and condominium is set to rise over the site of...
Frozen in time
July 20, 2012 04:30PM
From the July issue: There is a certain building on East 79th Street — I will not single it out by name, but it’s closer...
The Village Vanguard: it’s time to move forward with NYU’s scaled-back superblock proposal
May 23, 2012 10:30AM
From the May issue: It seems to be part of the very destiny of New York institutions, at least in recent years, to wish...
Not a model Citizen
May 17, 2012 06:00PM
In its modest, soft-spoken way, “Citizen” is one of the weirdest names that a developer, in this case Anbau Properties, has yet bestowed upon...
Hyatt Union Square looks unimpressive, but hydroponic bamboo trees could provide originality
January 26, 2012 03:00PM
Unlike Paris, whose magistrates have enforced a general unity upon their architecture, especially as regards the height of contiguous buildings, the streets of New...
Toll Brothers erecting fine looking Francophile condo on East 65th Street
January 12, 2012 06:00PM
About a year and a half ago, I wrote an article in The Real Deal about 535 West End Avenue, a fine example of...
Fifth Avenue Apple flagship facelift subtle, but profound
November 17, 2011 05:27PM
One does not usually speak of commercial real estate in terms of the miraculous, but as regards the Apple’s iconic flagship on Fifth Avenue...
Park Avenue Armory to go from childhood haunt to vibrant place
October 07, 2011 01:23PM
From left: Park Avenue Armory and a rendering of its renovated interiorThe Park Avenue Armory, which takes up the entire east side of Park...
Lower Manhattan’s Fiterman Hall holds no promise of architectural distinction
August 25, 2011 11:07AM
From top: James Gardner, renderings of the new Fiterman Hall and the destruction of Fiterman Hall after 9/11One of the lesser known examples of...
Chinatown gets undistinguished Wyndham
June 23, 2011 06:10PM
The new Wyndham Garden Hotel The 18-story Wyndham Garden Hotel is approaching completion at the intersection of the Bowery and Hester Street in Chinatown....
WeWork expands mid-sized tenant portfolio in Gramercy, Chelsea and Midtown
This City Council bill would require landlords to retrofit buildings
Gural family’s GFP planning $240M biotech center in Long Island City
CBRE’s co-working company brings on former WeWork exec
Here’s the latest condo building cashing in on the LIC boom
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