Molly Cotter

 

A Detroit native, Molly strongly supports the movement for green design and innovation. She moved to New York years ago to attend the Christie's MA in Art Business program. After spending most of her time with 19th Century American paintings, she joined the living art world, and has become a freelance writer and researcher for artists, galleries, and curators. She most recently spent a summer studying Art Crime in Italy, and that is all she is allowed to say about that.

Molly Cotter
JPDA Turns a 500-Sq.-Ft. Shoebox Apartment into an Ultra-Efficient Dream Home

JPDA Turns a 500-Sq.-Ft. Shoebox Apartment into an Ultra-Efficient Dream Home

The studio apartment is always somewhat of a design challenge, with only one space to work with. JPDA built an amazing wood paneled central station that not only supports a lofted…

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HONEY FEST 2013 Invites New Yorkers to Sample 100% Local NYC Honey

HONEY FEST 2013 Invites New Yorkers to Sample 100% Local NYC Honey

Exciting news for beelovers - Brooklyn Grange and Rockaway eatery Rippers are joining forces to throw the third annual NYC Honey Fest on September 7th! This super-sweet event is a…

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Howeler and Yoon Imagines a BosWash Super-Highway to Connect Boston to Washington D.C.

Howeler and Yoon Imagines a BosWash Super-Highway to Connect Boston to Washington D.C.

Imagine a world where Boston and Washington D.C. were connected by a futuristic super-highway that embraces alternative transportation. This is the vision behind Boston-based firm…

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree at Mulchfest 2013!

Recycle Your Christmas Tree at Mulchfest 2013!

Now that Christmas has come and gone, many New Yorkers will begin discarding their holiday trees. If you're wondering how to dispose of your tree, we know just the place to drop it off…

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B2: World's Tallest Modular Tower and First Residential Atlantic Yards Building to Break Ground Today

B2: World's Tallest Modular Tower and First Residential Atlantic Yards Building to Break Ground Today

Nearly 60% of the B2 tower will be prefabricated off-site. This means the complex will produce 70-90% less waste and will reduce energy consumption by 67% during the building phase.…

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MTA Exploring Subway Plug Balloons and Lockdown System as Preventative Measures for Future Storms

MTA Exploring Subway Plug Balloons and Lockdown System as Preventative Measures for Future Storms

The damage done to the subways during Hurricane Sandy was devastating. The tunnels experienced floor to ceiling flooding, and equipment was heavily eroded after being exposed to…

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Central Park Now Glows With Energy-Saving Cree LED Street Lights

Central Park Now Glows With Energy-Saving Cree LED Street Lights

Just a short time after receiving a $100 million donation from an adoring New Yorker, Central Park also underwent a new green lighting makeover. Last month, the New York City Department…

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Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars and More Join Snooki and the Situation to Raise Money on MTV's

Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars and More Join Snooki and the Situation to Raise Money on MTV's "Restore the Shore" Telethon Tonight

 Rap maven Nicki Minaj will be showing her support for the battered Seaside boardwalk. Donate now at restoretheshore.indiegogo.com. Anyone who donates $25 or more will also receive…

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FEMA Creates

FEMA Creates "Check Your Home" App That Lets Sandy Evacuees Keep an Eye on Their Houses from Above

Hurricane Sandy destroyed and endangered hundreds of homes and many residents throughout the East Coast were forced to leave their neighborhoods due to the rising safety and health…

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Carbon Quilt Video Shows New York Swallowed Up by Giant Greenhouse Gas Bubbles

Carbon Quilt Video Shows New York Swallowed Up by Giant Greenhouse Gas Bubbles

Ever wonder exactly how big New York City's carbon footprint is? The Carbon Quilt, a company that specializes in visualizing greenhouse gas emissions, is answering that question with a…

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Mayor Bloomberg and Airbnb Announce Free Housing for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Mayor Bloomberg and Airbnb Announce Free Housing for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Approximately 100,000 people are still homeless because of Hurricane Sandy. To address the need for shelter for these New Yorkers (especially with snow on the ground now) Mayor…

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A Free Pop-up Ski Slope May Be Coming to Astoria This Winter

A Free Pop-up Ski Slope May Be Coming to Astoria This Winter

New Yorkers may soon liken Astoria to the Alps! Sugarbush, one of Vermont's most popular ski resorts, has proposed building a temporary slope covered in artificial snow at Astoria…

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Architecture for Humanity Unveils Green Plan to Rebuild After Hurricane Sandy

Architecture for Humanity Unveils Green Plan to Rebuild After Hurricane Sandy

Many people have been talking about how to pick up the pieces after Hurricane Sandy, but nonprofit design services group Architecture for Humanity has actually gone and created…

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Officials Say Manhattan May See Power Restored by Tomorrow or This Weekend

Officials Say Manhattan May See Power Restored by Tomorrow or This Weekend

Dark NYC image © New York Magazine NYC officials have announced that they are hopeful that power will be restored in Manhattan by Friday or Saturday this week. Nearly half of the…

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See Inside Manhattan's First LEED Gold Townhouse by BW Architects

See Inside Manhattan's First LEED Gold Townhouse by BW Architects

A major key to the home's certification and effortless beauty is its ample amounts of natural light. Giant steel and glass windows line the basement, parlor floor, and south facade of…

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New York Man Donates a Whopping $100 Million to Central Park

New York Man Donates a Whopping $100 Million to Central Park

It's no secret that we New Yorkers adore Central Park, but one man loves it so much he donated a whopping $100 million to its endowment, marking the largest amount ever gifted to a…

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Foster + Partners Unveils Proposal for Pedestrian-Friendly Makeover of Grand Central Station

Foster + Partners Unveils Proposal for Pedestrian-Friendly Makeover of Grand Central Station

The plan begins with the complete take over of Vanderbilt Avenue on the station's west side, which would be transformed into a pedestrian zone not unlike what has been successfully…

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Occupy the Pipeline Protest Successfully Halts Spectra Construction

Occupy the Pipeline Protest Successfully Halts Spectra Construction

Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered on Monday as part of a nationwide opposition to the Spectra pipeline and successfully halted construction for the day. Vigils, protests and lectures…

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Tavern on the Green Reveals a Draft of Its New Sustainable and Local Menu

Tavern on the Green Reveals a Draft of Its New Sustainable and Local Menu

Central Park's Tavern on the Green is on its way to re-opening with a brand new look and locavore menu. After being closed for nearly two years, the restaurant has assembled a dream…

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Landmarks Preservation Commission Approves East Village and Lower East Side Historic District

Landmarks Preservation Commission Approves East Village and Lower East Side Historic District

After six grueling years of consideration, the Landmarks Preservation Commission has finally decided to approve the East Village/Lower East Side Historic District. This means that over…

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NY's Vernon C. Bain Floating Prison is Like a Cruise Ship for Felons on the East River

NY's Vernon C. Bain Floating Prison is Like a Cruise Ship for Felons on the East River

New Yorkers are used to seeing plenty of boats in the East River, but not many know about this bizarre floating prison. The Vernon C. Bain Correctional Facility sits about a mile west…

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New York Launches Its First Ever Bike-Friendly Business District!

New York Launches Its First Ever Bike-Friendly Business District!

Move over Financial, Fashion, and Meatpacking -- there's a new NYC district in town and it's called the Bike Friendly Business District. Transportation Alternatives, the biggest bicycle…

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Discovering Columbus: Step Inside Christopher Columbus' Fancy 60 Ft. High Upper West Side Apt.

Discovering Columbus: Step Inside Christopher Columbus' Fancy 60 Ft. High Upper West Side Apt.

Tatzu Nishi was brought to New York by the Public Art Fund in order to find the perfect project for our city streets. He stumbled upon the Christopher Columbus statue and was…

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Another Tornado Watch is in Effect Today for New York and New Jersey

Another Tornado Watch is in Effect Today for New York and New Jersey

New Yorkers may have to batten down the hatches today as the threat of another tornado looms over the city. The National Weather Service announced that a twister watch is in effect for…

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PHOTOS: Full Scale Model of NYC's Low Line Underground Park Unveiled on the Lower East Side!

PHOTOS: Full Scale Model of NYC's Low Line Underground Park Unveiled on the Lower East Side!

Last week we featured renderings of the LowLine's solar canopy, and we must say that it is even more impressive in person! Packed with LED lights, fiber-optic cables, and…

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