This secret train track was once used to transport VIPs into the Waldorf Astoria hotel

This secret train track was once used to transport VIPs into the Waldorf Astoria hotel

You probably wouldn’t noticed an ordinary door on 49 th Street, but the special door is a portal to the past- leading to the secret train platform used by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Long…

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DDG's new Tribeca condos wrap modern green features within a traditional brick facade

DDG's new Tribeca condos wrap modern green features within a traditional brick facade

Located in the Tribeca East Historic District on a site created by the extension of Sixth Avenue in 1938, 100 Franklin will be a ground-up residential building over ground floor…

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LEGO's new Skyline Collection lets you build your favorite NYC buildings

LEGO's new Skyline Collection lets you build your favorite NYC buildings

LEGO’s incredible new Skyline Collection lets building-block lovers recreate the most iconic skylines around the world. The newly launched kits come complete with the famous toy…

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NYC's Broadway envisioned as a massive Green Line park running through the city

NYC's Broadway envisioned as a massive Green Line park running through the city

Related: Sled Down a 60-Foot Toboggan Run Today as Super Bowl Boulevard Takes Over Broadway "Recognising that green public space is at a premium in the city, and proximity to it is…

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Designers create extravagant tablescapes to raise money for the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge

Designers create extravagant tablescapes to raise money for the American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge

harmonie club, hope lodge nyc, Michael Aram, Guillaume Gentet, Michael Tavano, Anne Rue, Gregory Allan Cramer, Robin Baron, Caleb Anderson, Rachel Laxer, Louis Navarrete, holiday…

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Heatherwick and Diamond Schmitt to redesign Lincoln Center’s largest concert hall

Heatherwick and Diamond Schmitt to redesign Lincoln Center’s largest concert hall

Heatherwick Studio and Diamond Schmitt Architects have been selected to lead the $500 million redesign of the David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center’s largest concert hall. The two firms…

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Prince St. luxury condos to feature original fireplaces and gabled ceilings from former school building

Prince St. luxury condos to feature original fireplaces and gabled ceilings from former school building

the building is being converted to condominiums and townhouses, with prices starting at $7.74 million. in 2010, the school closed because of flagging enrollment; last year…

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New renderings of Bjarke Ingels' swanky High Line condos unveiled

New renderings of Bjarke Ingels' swanky High Line condos unveiled

Thanks to New York YIMBY, we have a few images of the preliminary design for Bjarke Ingles massive, geometric $870 million project along the High Line at 17th Street.…

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Anthony Bourdain's giant Asian-inspired food market slated to open at SuperPier in 2018

Anthony Bourdain's giant Asian-inspired food market slated to open at SuperPier in 2018

The proposal has Bourdain’s market consuming the first and second floors of the old pier, in an ambitious endeavor to curate NYC’s first-ever 155,000-square-foot, $60 million market…

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REX tapped to design World Trade Center performing arts building

REX tapped to design World Trade Center performing arts building

Brooklyn-based architecture firm REX was selected last Friday to design the performing arts center at the World Trade Center site (PACWTC). Led by Joshua Prince-Ramus, a former…

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Mirrored ring of golden hearts to spread love in Times Square this Valentine's Day

Mirrored ring of golden hearts to spread love in Times Square this Valentine's Day

The romance will return to Times Square in February with Collective-LOK’s gorgeous Heart to Heart installation. The winner of the annual 2016 Times Square Valentine Heart Design, the…

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Guerrilla compost bins disguised as newspaper boxes hit the streets of NYC

Guerrilla compost bins disguised as newspaper boxes hit the streets of NYC

Master composter and graphic designer, Debbie Ullman, thinks NYC is addicted to throwing away organic food waste. Therefore, in order to put residents on the right composting path, the…

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MTA officials break ground (literally) on Grand Central access to LIRR concourse

MTA officials break ground (literally) on Grand Central access to LIRR concourse

Related: Governor Cuomo announces completion of MTA’s largest energy efficiency program ever at Grand Central Terminal “This ceremony marks the start of construction of several…

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American Museum of Natural History unveils its “thrilling” expansion design

American Museum of Natural History unveils its “thrilling” expansion design

The new expansion will be located along Columbus Avenue on the museum’s rear grounds near West 79th Street. To minimize encroachment on the adjacent Theodore Roosevelt Park, the…

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Minimalist Greenwich Village loft makes smart use of its 500 square feet

Minimalist Greenwich Village loft makes smart use of its 500 square feet

Related: Via Airbnb Airbnb nyc, airbnb greenwich village, greenwich village tiny apartment, tiny homes nyc, rentals nyc, architecture nyc, greenwich village apartments,

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XOCO 325 turns a chocolate factory into sweet luxury condominiums

XOCO 325 turns a chocolate factory into sweet luxury condominiums

XOCO 325 is located at 325 West Broadway in the heart of SoHo. The condos are being developed, designed, constructed and managed by DDG Partners, which has chosen a former chocolate…

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Project Farmhouse to bring new sustainable culinary education center to the heart of Manhattan

Project Farmhouse to bring new sustainable culinary education center to the heart of Manhattan

designed by Interbrand and ShiftSpace Related: + Project Farmhouse Project Farmhouse, Project Farmhouse Arch Installation, Interbrand, ShiftSpace, urban gardening,…

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Inside the modern Tribeca loft home of Lowline park co-founder James Ramsey

Inside the modern Tribeca loft home of Lowline park co-founder James Ramsey

If you appreciate the feel of quintessential Old New York, you'll fall in love with this minimally-retrofitted 19th Century Manhattan loft. The 2,000 square foot Tribeca residence is a…

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Take a video tour of NYC's first micro-unit building with apartments starting at $950 a month

Take a video tour of NYC's first micro-unit building with apartments starting at $950 a month

Curious about the teeny-tiny, but much-anticipated My Micro NY apartments that start at $950 a month? The New York-based nARCHITECTS , who designed the modular micro apartments, have…

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You're being watched: Commuters observed in the name of art as they move through Brookfield Place

You're being watched: Commuters observed in the name of art as they move through Brookfield Place

New York-based performance artist and social choreographer, Ernesto Pujol has organized a social performance piece called 9-5. Related: "There's a choreographic…

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DIY: Make this iconic Chrysler Building Halloween costume

DIY: Make this iconic Chrysler Building Halloween costume

Originally published in October 2012 Celebrate the spirit of New York City and crown yourself as a DIY rock star by making this kick-ass Chrysler Building costume! If you’ve got…

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Peek inside Foster + Partners’ super-skinny luxury condo in Midtown

Peek inside Foster + Partners’ super-skinny luxury condo in Midtown

Located in the heart of Midtown’s cultural district, 100 East 53rd Street rises next to Mies van der Rohe’s acclaimed Seagram Building completed in 1958. Though Foster + Partners’…

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