Architect Eran Chen, formerly of Perkins Eastman and now the founder of ODA Architecture—of 15 Union Square West and 241 Fifth Avenue fame—has a bit of a Facebook oversharing problem. Last month it was a rendering of a building he was working on on Jackson Avenue in the Court Square section of Long Island City; Read More
Long Island City architecture, though respectable (The Observer appreciates the relative paucity of façade-ruining PTAC air conditioning grilles in new construction), is not exactly what you’d call edgy.
ODA Architecture would apparently like to change that. Far from the towers on the waterfront, it appears that the New York-based architectural practice is working on a project on Read More
Gene Kaufman is not a beloved New York City architect. Though his buildings, and especially his hotels, are becoming ubiquitous across Midtown Manhattan, the very mention of his name is enough to inspire rage across the blogosphere. (Curbed’s commenters, in particular, are not too fond of Mr. Kaufman, calling him, among other things, a Read More