BIG completes its iconic VIA 57 West Courtscraper pyramid high-rise in NYC

BIG completes its iconic VIA 57 West Courtscraper pyramid high-rise in NYC

Over five years and lots of hype in the making, the newest NYC project by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is finally complete. VIΛ 57 West, also known as the VIΛ Courtscraper, is an…

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Historic "horizontal skyscraper" to become luxury condos in Williamsburg

Morris Adjmi Architects is taking on a warehouse renovation the likes of which are seldom seen, if ever. The Austin Nichols House is not just a warehouse on the Williamsburg waterfront…

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Landscaped roof and 5 terraces give the Meatpacking District's tallest building tons of sky appeal

Landscaped roof and 5 terraces give the Meatpacking District's tallest building tons of sky appeal

CetraRuddy’s building at 412 West 15th Street and its historic neighbor will provide a combined 250,000 square feet of office space in the Meatpacking District. The glass-and-steel…

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Take a free sunset cruise on this new 10,000-square-foot yacht restaurant at Pier 81

Take a free sunset cruise on this new 10,000-square-foot yacht restaurant at Pier 81

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Trendy Urby waterfront community is the first in NY with its own farm, bodega and urban beehive

Trendy Urby waterfront community is the first in NY with its own farm, bodega and urban beehive

Move over, Brooklyn. Staten Island is now home to a trendy new waterfront community that's giving the Kingsborough a run for its money. Dubbed Urby, the 900-unit rental complex in…

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Beautiful elevated park overlooking 9/11 Memorial opens at World Trade Center

Beautiful elevated park overlooking 9/11 Memorial opens at World Trade Center

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VIDEO: World's tallest Passive House building rises at Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island

VIDEO: World's tallest Passive House building rises at Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island

Cornell Tech will offer a first look inside its residential building, the first residential Passive House high rise and the tallest Passive House in the world. Passive House is the…

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World’s tallest free-fall tower ride could be built atop Penn Station

World’s tallest free-fall tower ride could be built atop Penn Station

Envisioned for the roof of Madison Square Garden or on the back of the Farley Post Office, “The Halo” would rise up as a spectacular and transparent column ringed by eleven…

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Green walls and a yoga studio are just some of the perks at this new wellness-focused co-working space

Green walls and a yoga studio are just some of the perks at this new wellness-focused co-working space

Located at 26 Broadway in the Financial District, 25,000-square-foot Primary was founded by former WeWork employees Lisa Skye Hain and Danny Orenstein. The modern workplace is marketed…

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Resolution 4's gorgeous Swingline home brings sophisticated prefab to the Hamptons

Resolution 4's gorgeous Swingline home brings sophisticated prefab to the Hamptons

Located Wainscott, NY, the luxury vacation home is set in a wooded three-acre site, offering an idyllic retreat away from the hustle and bustle of NYC. The home's six bedrooms, seven…

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6 floating bars and restaurants to eat and drink at this summer in NYC

6 floating bars and restaurants to eat and drink at this summer in NYC

THE WATER TABLE If the idea of savoring a three-course tasting menu featuring local and seasonal ingredients aboard a historic vessel built during World War II floats your boat, head…

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Sunken soul-searching spiral proposed for Crown Heights

Sunken soul-searching spiral proposed for Crown Heights

Artist Yeshaya Shor has proposed a subterranean park design to take over a vacant lot in the Hasidic Jewish community of Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The “Spiritual Spring” will be a…

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New floating bar and restaurant aboard revamped 10,000-square-foot yacht coming to Pier 81

New floating bar and restaurant aboard revamped 10,000-square-foot yacht coming to Pier 81

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Eye-tricking

Eye-tricking "windows" at NYC subway station give the illusion of looking into an underground park

Park Windows comprises a panoramic view of a brightly lit blue sky punctuated by clouds and glimpses of a tree canopy on a blustery spring day. Divided into separate frames, the…

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Modular Cricket Shelter grows edible insects in Brooklyn

Modular Cricket Shelter grows edible insects in Brooklyn

While many Americans might squirm at the thought of eating crickets, over two billion people eat insects everyday. Unlike conventional livestock, these locally harvested crickets do not…

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What is this mysterious micro-cabin doing in the middle of NYC streets?

What is this mysterious micro-cabin doing in the middle of NYC streets?

The idea for Smökers was sparked when Riegelman took notice of the ubiquitous white-and-orange plastic steam stacks. The cones reminded the artist of his childhood fascination with…

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BKLYN Designs: Brooklyn’s hottest home furnishings and design festival opens today

BKLYN Designs: Brooklyn’s hottest home furnishings and design festival opens today

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Coveted corner units will make up 80 percent of ODA’s Jenga-like Williamsburg towers

Coveted corner units will make up 80 percent of ODA’s Jenga-like Williamsburg towers

Located on the East River waterfront, 416-420 Kent will bring quality urban living to a post-industrial area that’s seeing a recent surge in redevelopment and reclamation. The…

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Could a vertical park with a giant ball pit make Times Square more livable?

Could a vertical park with a giant ball pit make Times Square more livable?

The Vertical Times project evolved out of a discussion about how to insert public functions into a land-scarce space, such as Times Square, that would also increase the livability of…

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PsychoBarn: Artist Cornelia Parker plops a Hitchcock-inspired house atop the Met Museum (VIDEO)

PsychoBarn: Artist Cornelia Parker plops a Hitchcock-inspired house atop the Met Museum (VIDEO)

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Eco-friendly timber home glows like a lantern in the Hudson Valley

Eco-friendly timber home glows like a lantern in the Hudson Valley

Clad in timber with a muted color palette, the Lantern Ridge House easily camouflages into the dense forest landscape. The U-shaped structure is carefully sited to optimize views of…

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Copper-clad Staten Island courthouse turns towers of justice into a beacon of sustainability

Copper-clad Staten Island courthouse turns towers of justice into a beacon of sustainability

Built to house the New York State Supreme Civil and Criminal Courts as well as the lower Criminal Court, the Staten Island Courthouse impressively blends function, aesthetics, and…

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WeWork opens gorgeous WeLive co-living apartments on Wall Street

WeWork opens gorgeous WeLive co-living apartments on Wall Street

Like the WeWork offices, the WeLive apartments are beautifully furnished, offering Instagram-worthy angles in every room. Unsurprisingly, the business model is targeted at millennials,…

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VIDEO: Sony's new LED light bulb has another very unusual capability

VIDEO: Sony's new LED light bulb has another very unusual capability

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New Aging: Architect Matthias Hollwich's new book explores how we can live smarter now to live better forever

New Aging: Architect Matthias Hollwich's new book explores how we can live smarter now to live better forever

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