Nicole Jewell

 

Presently living in Madrid, Nicole works as a design writer and Spanish translator. When possible, she enjoys traveling around the Iberian Peninsula exploring Spain's rich blend of historic and modern architecture. Her articles and photos have been published in various trade publications and websites, as well as her own blog, Pass the Ham.

Horse carriage saga continues as de Blasio's latest bill collapses in City Council

Horse carriage saga continues as de Blasio's latest bill collapses in City Council

Related: New bill could improve conditions for Central Park carriage horses Via NY Times Images via Shutterstock (1, 2) central park, horse-drawn carriage, horse-drawn…

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NYC's first resident urban farmer will grow food for Staten Island's new green community

NYC's first resident urban farmer will grow food for Staten Island's new green community

Related: Via Gothamist Urban farming, resident urban farmer, staten island urban farmer, Zaro Bates, urban farms, staten island URBY, green space nyc, urban farming nyc, first…

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Governors Island to be open year-round with new 'Innovation Cluster' technology incubator

Governors Island to be open year-round with new 'Innovation Cluster' technology incubator

Related: New Governors Island park boasting city’s longest slide set to open in May + Governors Island Park The Hills on Governors Island, Governors island park, nyc…

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BBDO Manhattan headquarters transformed into open loft-like space lined with reclaimed wood

BBDO Manhattan headquarters transformed into open loft-like space lined with reclaimed wood

BBDO Headquarters has a new office thanks to New York-based HLW International architects. Using reclaimed wood, the offices are a loft like airy office. Using the reclaimed wood…

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Escobedo Soliz Studio wins 2016 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program with colorful rope canopy

Escobedo Soliz Studio wins 2016 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program with colorful rope canopy

This year is the 17th edition of the the Young Architects Program at MoMA and MoMA PS1 hasbeen committed to offering emerging architectural talent the opportunity to design and present…

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Could this vibrant green waterfront community make Staten Island the hip new place to live?

Could this vibrant green waterfront community make Staten Island the hip new place to live?

] Related:Mayor Bloomberg Breaks Ground on Staten Island’s New Stapleton Waterfront Community Project + Urby + Concrete Via Curbed NY Urby waterfront properties, URBY…

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New Governors Island park boasting city's longest slide set to open in May

New Governors Island park boasting city's longest slide set to open in May

Related: + The Hills + West 8 Architects Via Next City The Hills on Governors Island, Governor's island park, nyc parks, nyc green space, new parks nyc, Slide Hill,…

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Massive NYPD training center will be NYC's largest LEED project ever commissioned

Massive NYPD training center will be NYC's largest LEED project ever commissioned

Related: Perkins+Will’s soaring tower concept creates a greenery-clad vertical neighborhood in Midtown + Perkins+Will Perkins+Will, nypa building,

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Freddie the Steer moo-ves to greener pastures after daring slaughterhouse escape

Freddie the Steer moo-ves to greener pastures after daring slaughterhouse escape

“He is doing really well,” said Mike Stura, 49, the owner of the sprawling 230-acre sanctuary in Wantage, who brought Freddie to New Jersey on Friday. “The first day he was…

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Recently unearthed evidence indicates that Central Park may have come close to not existing

Recently unearthed evidence indicates that Central Park may have come close to not existing

Related: Snag a Piece of NYC History at the Landmark Preservation Commission’s Architectural Salvage Auction Via The New Yorker New York City Grid, John Randel, Jr.,…

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Confined Manhattan apartment artfully transformed into an airy loft

Confined Manhattan apartment artfully transformed into an airy loft

100% recycled black paperstone Related: 6 Clever tips to make your tiny apartment feel larger + CHUA Via Design Milk Photography by Matthew Chua and Vincent Chin…

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Mischievous Brooklynites rent 'boutique winter igloo' out on Airbnb during blizzard

Mischievous Brooklynites rent 'boutique winter igloo' out on Airbnb during blizzard

While most New Yorkers were snuggled up on the couch watching Netflix during the recent blizzard, some put their entreprenurial minds to work. Greenpoint resident Patrick Horton and his…

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See which buildings in your 'hood produce the most greenhouse gas emissions with this map

See which buildings in your 'hood produce the most greenhouse gas emissions with this map

Web developer Jill Hubley is on a mission to inform us all with her interactive maps. First, she created a crazy interactive map of the location of each NYC tree species and now, she's…

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Aspiring chef lives in a 100-square-foot NYC apartment with no kitchen or windows

Aspiring chef lives in a 100-square-foot NYC apartment with no kitchen or windows

Related: Via Business Insider http://streeteasy.com/rental/810377 Chef Grayson Altenberg, chef's 100 square foot apartment, nyc apartments, nyc condos, nyc small homes, nyc…

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‘Poor door’ just the beginning of disparate living conditions at 50 Riverside, say lower-income residents

‘Poor door’ just the beginning of disparate living conditions at 50 Riverside, say lower-income residents

Related: Mayor de Blasio Vows to Close the Door on “Poor Door” Practices in NYC The Post quotes Assemblywoman Linda B. Rosenthal as saying that “No landlord should be…

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3D-printed skeleton of world's largest dinosaur now on display at American Museum of Natural History

3D-printed skeleton of world's largest dinosaur now on display at American Museum of Natural History

Related: "This animal is so new it doesn't even have an official species name yet," said Mark Norell, chairman and Macaulay Curator at the natural history museum. "Titanosaur…

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Central Park-inspired exoskeleton encases LEED-seeking 170 Amsterdam tower

Central Park-inspired exoskeleton encases LEED-seeking 170 Amsterdam tower

Related: + Handel Architects Via World Architecture News 170 Amsterdam, Handel Architects, manhattan architecture, nyc architecture, urban design, Leed certified buildings…

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NYC breaks ground on its first off-grid affordable housing development at Hallets Point

NYC breaks ground on its first off-grid affordable housing development at Hallets Point

*** The project will include a number of state-of-art green features including onsite power generation and a waste water, or Black water, recycling system which will repurpose more…

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Crazy interactive map shows 600,000 NYC trees

Crazy interactive map shows 600,000 NYC trees

Related: Nature lover makes incredibly detailed map of park’s individual trees Via The Guardian + Jill Hubley Image via Jill Hubley website Jill Hubley, tree map,…

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Rockefeller Center Christmas tree will be recycled as lumber for Habitat for Humanity homes

Rockefeller Center Christmas tree will be recycled as lumber for Habitat for Humanity homes

Related: “The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a gift that keeps giving." said Jonathan Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International. "It brings joy to people during the…

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Cozy up with some kitties tonight at Koneko cat cafe's feline film fest

Cozy up with some kitties tonight at Koneko cat cafe's feline film fest

Up for a little feline snuggle? Head down to the Lower East Side cat cafe, Koneko Cat Cafe for their new movie nights. If you're free on Fridays and would like to hang out with some…

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