The renovation organizes the public and private areas of the home, while also creating a formal entrance and a much needed master suite bedroom. Initially, the entrance to the 1960s era…
The Surfside vacation retreat includes the main house, a guest house, a two-car garage, and a free-form, chlorine-free pool. The home was remodeled from an existing home. The structure…
Since opening last September, Jane's Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park has charmed countless New Yorkers and tourists with its old-fashioned fun and glimmering modern pavilion. Now the…
Leeser Architecture Transforms Brooklyn's Historic Strand Theater Into a Cultural Space for the Digital Age
Leeser won a bid by the New York City Economic DEvelopment Corporation to complete the renovation, which they broke ground on last October. The project will preserve the landmark's…
Built in 1922 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company, the carousel was part of Idora Park in Youngstown, Ohio. When the park shut down in the early '80s, the carousel was destined to be…
296 Sterling Place is a 1,500 square foot, two bedroom apartment. With nearly 20 green innovations, Briefel converted the home into a sustainable oasis with tons of open space, sneaky…
NYU’s Department of Linguistics is located in an early 19th century 6-story manufacturing building characterized by exposed brick walls and iron columns. Without diminishing these…
It's official -- the Empire State Building has been awarded LEED Gold certification. Thanks to a massive green overhaul that took more than two years, the landmark is now the tallest…
Having already been nicknamed the "hipster synagogue," the new shul features green design elements that are visual double entendres, reflecting Jewish customs and traditions while also…
The primary goal was to achieve more natural light in the center of the brownstone and create a more immediate connection to the outdoors. The architects cut out sections of the…
After years of deterioration and various structural issues, the Jacob Javits Center is finally getting a much needed eco-upgrade and full renovation. FXFowle will be taking the helm of…
City Hall may be getting a green makeover. Officials are currently finalizing plans for a massive fuel cell for the landmark building after a proposal to build rooftop solar panels was…
New York City's historic Public Theater is going green. The producers of the world famous "Shakespeare in the Park" are renovating their Astor Place headquarters as part of a…
The Empire State Building is now looking to receive LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Buildings Council this month.
The Museum of the Moving Image just unveiled its sleek and sexy new green look after a total renovation by Leeser Architecture.
Stylish SoHo-ites will soon have a cool new destination to head to on Saturdays, but it isn't a hot club or an exclusive restaurant. Located at the site of a former Gucci store, the…
The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission announced that they will be working with the Municipal Art Society to show that greening a historic property can be completed without changes…
The stunning landmark neo-Gothic Argonaut Building at Broadway and 57th Street has been awarded LEED Gold certification.
NYSERDA reports that a record number of New Yorkers have greened their homes over the last two months, thanks to the Green Jobs/Green NY program.
W&H Properties is renting pre-built green office space in the Empire State Building that is ready for LEED for Commercial Interiors certification.
An unused gravel lot at the foot of the Manhattan Bridge is poised to become the New York's next High Line Park, albeit a much smaller version.
Back in August, we reported on the construction of New York State's first passive house, and since then, the ecotastic performance standard has been gaining speed in New York City --…
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