The Observer has been a big fan of developer Gary Barnett for a while now, not only because he is the most prolific builder in the city at the moment, but he is also doing it with marquee architects, such as Christian de Portzamparc (Riverside South, One57), SOM (the International Gem Tower), FXFowle (the Lucida) and Lucian LeGrange (535 West End Avenue). Now, Extell has announced it is moving forward with a new hotel in Times Square, and the designs are, well, about what you would expect for the area, and that is too bad. Read More
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