Purple People Eaters
Purple People Eaters
In the ongoing battle between NYU and its Village neighbors, the community had generally been rolled by the powerful, politically connected university, which has built massive buildings throughout the largely low-rise neighborhood. Well, score one for the little guys, thanks in part to a big name.
The university will now be moving forward with alternative Read More
We’ve had fights for midtown’s skyline and downtown. Now, let the battle for the Village’s commence.
Earlier today, New York University filed plans with the Landmarks Preservation Commission for the Grimshaw-designed fourth tower at I.M. Pei’s Silver Towers site, the centerpiece of the campus’ 2030 expansion plan. After sweet talking locals for Read More
The Centurion, the luxury condo development at 33 West 56th Street, is best-known as Louvre-legendary I.M. Pei’s first Manhattan residential design, a proverbial rite of passage for any self-respecting starchitect.
The 17-story building has a cascading glass and Chamesson limestone facade—the limestone was quarried and hand-cut in Burgundy as it was the Read More
As Nigeria deals with gruesome violence between government troops and a strict Islamic sect, one of its prominent oilmen has apparently closed on three serious pieces of brand-name New York real estate.
Last month, neighboring apartments were bought under a trio of limited liability corporation names at the new Centurion condo on West 56th Street, Read More
Paris in the springtime is lovely, but for the blossoming female members of the world’s most famous families, autumn will do just fine. After all, that’s when the famed Le Bal Crillon des Debutantes is held, and the singer Phil Collins was among the celebrities in the French capital—17-year-old daughter Lily in tow—to Read More
Today, Saint Vincent Medical Centers announced that I.M. Pei’s firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners has been chosen to design Saint Vincent’s new Greenwich Village hospital. The internationally renowned architect will be teaming up with Philadelphia-based Ballinger, a firm known for its healthcare design, according to a press release.
This week, Manhattan Transfers profiled Howard Ronson’s newest apartment in the Berwind Mansion, which had been listed for $9,495,000*.
The insane floorplan (click below) draws a glorious picture of the “clandestine mezzanine bedrooms, built for a previous owner by the I.M. Pei Group.”
‘They’re totally camouflaged; you have no idea they’re Read More