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"Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind": Contemporary Planning in New York City by Scott Larson Temple University Press, 2013 Paperback, 198 pages In a little less than three months New Yorkers will go to the polls to elect the successor to Mayor ...Read More

Photograph by John Hill

The Public Theater in New York City by Ennead Architects, 2012. Sometimes the smallest and most discrete of projects can have the greatest impact. Such is my take upon experiencing the new lobby for The Public Theater at Astor Place, and ...Read More

5th Floor, 2013. Photo Credit: Josh White. Donald Judd Art © Judd Foundation. Licensed by VAGA, New York Artwork © John Chamberlain. © Lucas Samaras. Dan Flavin © Stephen Flavin/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Donald Judd FurnitureTM© Judd Foundation.

Art and architecture—all the arts—do not have to exist in isolation, as they do now. This fault is very much a key to the present society. Architecture is nearly gone, but it, art, all the arts, in ...Read More

Alexandre Arrechea, Sherry Netherland, 2013 - Photograph by John Hill

No Limits in New York City by Alexandre Arrechea, 2013. Since 2000 the Sculpture Committee of The Fund for Park Avenue and the Public Art Program of the City of New York’s Department of Parks & Recreation have collaborated with ...Read More

Photograph by Ty Cole, courtesy of Caliper Studio

Artist Residence and Studio in New York City by Caliper Studio, 2010. In the late 1980s artist Roy Lichtenstein moved into a two-story warehouse that was converted to a residence and studio by 1100 Architect. Lichtenstein died in 1997, and the ...Read More

Photography by John Hill

Wendy in Long Island City, New York by HWKN, 2012. Wendy is the name Matthias Hollwich and Marc Kushner (HWKN) gave their competition-winning entry for the 13th Young Architects Program (YAP) at MoMA PS1, which was recently unveiled and is on display ...Read More

New York City Landmarks

New York City Landmarks, photographs by Jake Rajs, text by Francis Morrone Antique Collectors Club, 2012 Hardcover, 236 pages What are the new New York City landmarks? The Statue of Liberty, the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings, Central Park, and the Brooklyn Bridge ...Read More

Looking from the NW corner of the north pool. Photograph by John Hill.

National September 11 Memorial in New York City by Michael Arad and Peter Walker, 2011. It was a cold, gray and windy day when I finally made my way to the National September 11 Memorial last week. Given that it was ...Read More


Pier 15 in New York City by SHoP Architects, 2011. A month ago the latest addition to the East River Waterfront Esplanade, which stretches for two miles along Manhattan's old industrial waterfront from the Battery Maritime Terminal to Montgomery Street, opened ...Read More

Photograph by John Hill

Holding Pattern at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York by Interboro Partners, 2011. The name of Interboro Partners' winning design for the 12th annual Young Architects Program at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens is apt, but not ...Read More