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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New EOS eco-tower gives residents access to hooked-up Nike gym and rooftop recreation area

New EOS eco-tower gives residents access to hooked-up Nike gym and rooftop recreation area

EŌS, The Durst Organization, green building, green design, eos, green architecture, leed buildings, leed nyc, EŌS, The Durst Organization’s 47-story luxury mixed-use tower,…

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LEED Gold-seeking 10 Hudson Yards marks mega-development's first completed building

LEED Gold-seeking 10 Hudson Yards marks mega-development's first completed building

Related: Hudson Yards to Get a Massive 51-Story LEED Gold Commercial Complex + Kohn Pedersen Fox + 10 Hudson Yards Via Curbed NY Images via Steve Freihon and 10 Hudson…

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The MTA is secretly testing Wi-Fi service in subway cars

The MTA is secretly testing Wi-Fi service in subway cars

According to an exclusive by NY1, the MTA has started testing Wi-Fi service in the subway. In a move that should have New Yorkers jumping for joy, the MTA has installed Wi-Fi on four…

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Clever spiral staircase hides a surprise in this minimalist West Village duplex renovation

Clever spiral staircase hides a surprise in this minimalist West Village duplex renovation

Related: + Clever staircase doubles as a bookcase in a small London home + SU11 Architecture Design Via NY Curbed West village duplex, staircase bookshelf, spiral…

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Could this 3.5-mile suspension bridge between NJ and Queens solve some of NYC's transportation woes?

Could this 3.5-mile suspension bridge between NJ and Queens solve some of NYC's transportation woes?

A wild new proposal calls for a 3.5-mile suspension bridge running from New Jersey, across Manhattan at 38th and 39th Streets, and into Queens. The Empire State Gateway was designed by…

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Five solar-powered charging benches to be installed in NYC

Five solar-powered charging benches to be installed in NYC

“We know just how valuable the use of technology is and how important it is in our day-to-day experience — and these benches tap into that power by allowing us to measure park…

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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

Fish Bar at North River Landing, Andrew Franz Architect, New York Cruise Lines, Fish Bar, pier 81, bar on a boat, floating bar, restaurant on a boat, boat restaurant nyc, nyc boat…

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Decked-out pedestrian plaza will add a permanent car-free oasis in Midtown

Decked-out pedestrian plaza will add a permanent car-free oasis in Midtown

“It will really become a true public space,” said Barbara Blair Randall, the group’s president. “What we’re trying to do is activate the neighborhood a little more at…

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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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Secret section of Central Park opens to visitors after years of being fenced off

Secret section of Central Park opens to visitors after years of being fenced off

Related: Recently unearthed evidence indicates that Central Park may have come close to not existing + Central Park Conservatory + Hallett Nature Sanctuary Via NY…

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Google will be anchor tenant at Superpier shipping container complex at Pier 57

Google will be anchor tenant at Superpier shipping container complex at Pier 57

Related: SuperPier Gearing Up for Renovation into NYC’s Premier Shipping Container Anti-Mall “Google’s growth is an incredible New York success story, and today we…

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Free feast in Union Square tomorrow to feed 5,000 with food that would otherwise go to waste

Free feast in Union Square tomorrow to feed 5,000 with food that would otherwise go to waste

+ GRACE Communications Foundation Images via U.S. Department of Agriculture on Flickr and Wikimedia Commons

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JDS and SHoP unveil renderings for soaring 77-story residential tower on Lower East Side

JDS and SHoP unveil renderings for soaring 77-story residential tower on Lower East Side

Related: + SHoP Architects +JDS Development Via Curbed NY and the Lo-Down JDS Cherry Street Tower, two bridges tower, jds tower, shop architects,

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Secret art in abandoned subway tunnel makes statement about gun violence

Secret art in abandoned subway tunnel makes statement about gun violence

Related: Chuck Close and Sarah Sze to Create Site-Specific Artwork for Second Avenue Subway + Phil America Via Curbed NY Phil America, The Perilous Fight, urban subway…

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Pier 55 elevated island park finally gets the go-ahead for construction

Pier 55 elevated island park finally gets the go-ahead for construction

Related: + Heatherwick Studio Via DNAinfo Images via Pier55, Inc. and Heatherwick Studio, Renders by Luxigon Pier 55, army corps, pier 55 construction, Barry Diller,…

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Working out at this trippy LED gym is like stepping into a video game

Working out at this trippy LED gym is like stepping into a video game

Related: Via Metro + Asphalt Green Asphalt Green, arcade gym, led gym lights,

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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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Beloved Chinatown hawk dies after ingesting rat poison in nearby park

Beloved Chinatown hawk dies after ingesting rat poison in nearby park

Manhattan residents are mourning the loss of a beloved local hawk, who died last month after ingesting rat poison. The female hawk nested atop an air conditioning unit on the Health…

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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)

Met roof garden, metropolitan museum of art, psychobarn, psycho barn, met roof, met museum, cornelia parker, recycled materials, green art, green design

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PHOTOS: 4-story-tall inflatable bunnies set to hop into downtown Manhattan this weekend

PHOTOS: 4-story-tall inflatable bunnies set to hop into downtown Manhattan this weekend

Amanda Parer, art nyc, Arts Brookfield, australian rabbits, Intrude installation, invasive species, large rabbit installation, LED lit artwork, nyc Arts Brookfield, rabbit art, rabbit…

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Green thumbs needed to take care of Sixth Avenue micro gardens

Green thumbs needed to take care of Sixth Avenue micro gardens

Green thumbs wanted! “We are really happy that the DOT found a way to implement a pedestrian refuge, and we think these micro-gardens make a huge difference in the bike and…

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