Buildings and Construction
In a cordoned off and seemingly unremarkable construction site situated along the West Side Highway, a collection of high-ranking Brookfield Office Properties executives, construction managers and architects donned hardhats and stood in front of a symbolic pile of dirt that had been lined up neatly atop wooden boards.
Holding a platinum shovel, the sun refracting Read More
"Looks like the Pelli building would be the easiest to climb." ["Rogers, Pelli, KPF: Their Visions of A Port Authority Tower"]
The Port Authority at its board meeting this afternoon is taking a look at three possible designs for the planned tower over its bus terminal, with the firms of Richard Rogers, Cesar Pelli and Kohn Pedersen Fox all submitting plans.
Steve Roth’s Vornado, in the hunt for an anchor tenant, is the developer for the Read More
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat in Chicago, with Emporis, released a survey of the ten tallest newcomers of 2005. Only one is in the United States: Cesar Pelli and Associates’ Bloomberg Tower in Manhattan.
Architectural image is important to the identity of the city. It defines its character and, for New Read More
We read the New Yorker‘s 10,000-word Bloomberg piece over lunch (as Slate says, so you don’t have to). No news in it, though Anthony seems to be trying to convince us otherwise.
But this struck us as an interesting observation (italics added):
“[Bloomberg] pointed to another, less obvious sign that the city was Read More
24 Hamilton Terrace
Five-bed, four-bath, 2,772-square-foot prewar town house.
Asking: $435,000. Selling: $345,000.
Time on the market: one day.
IT TOOK 300 DAYS TO WIN THIS 100-YEAR-OLD RELIC. “On April 12, it turned 100,” said Sophia Pachecano of the 16-foot-wide, three-story limestone town house she and her architect-husband Roy bought on June 8. Read More