PHOTOS: After two-year renovation, NYPL’s historic Rose Main Reading Room will reopen on October 5th | 6sqft

PHOTOS: After two-year renovation, NYPL’s historic Rose Main Reading Room will reopen on October 5th | 6sqft

After a two-year restoration, the New York Public Library’s historic Rose Main Reading Room and Bill Blass Public Catalog Room will reopen to the public on Wednesday, October 5th. Source: PHOTOS: After two-year renovation, NYPL’s historic Rose Main Reading Room will reopen on October 5th | 6sqft The $12 million...Read more
REVEALED: World Trade Center Performing Arts Center will be a translucent marble cube | 6sqft

REVEALED: World Trade Center Performing Arts Center will be a translucent marble cube | 6sqft

After stalling for years, the $243 million World Trade Center Performing Arts Center started to make headway in recent months, first with a decision to go with REX as the designers and then with a $75 million gift from Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Ronald O. Perelman (who is gaining naming rights)....Read more
The last days of Admiral’s Row’s stately, neglected mansions – Curbed NY

The last days of Admiral’s Row’s stately, neglected mansions – Curbed NY

“It is an ugly thing to live in a timeless place” “That is the ultimate tragedy of Admiral’s Row—that those buildings got knocked down for parking. In 2016, we are knocking down 150-year-old buildings for a parking lot,” says Simeon Bankoff, the Executive Director of the Historic Districts Council. “It...Read more
Have You Visited Our Pinterest Page Yet? You’ll Want These Photos.

Have You Visited Our Pinterest Page Yet? You’ll Want These Photos.

We couldn’t resist the temptation! There are so many beautiful buildings, gardens, and architectural monuments in NYC that we decided we needed to start collecting some of the best photos. It’s pleasing on the eyes and satisfying to the heart. Looking at the best of New York City, it’s easy...Read more
A hidden architectual gem is under City Hall Park.

A hidden architectual gem is under City Hall Park.

Three hundred feet south of the Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall stop on the East Side IRT lies an abandoned subway station. Called “the world’s most beautiful former subway station” by Forgotten NY, this station is the City Hall stop that served as in the inaugural launching point for the city’s subway system in 1904.