Robert A. M. Stern on Midtown East Rezoning

Robert A. M. Stern on Midtown East Rezoning

A Modern City in East Midtown? By ROBERT A. M. STERN Published: April 21, 2013     Last summer the Department of City Planning released its East Midtown study, envisioning a taller, denser, shinier future for the neighborhood around Grand Central. New and more liberal regulations that will allow bigger office towers are on their way to the City Council

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Hoffman Auto Showroom by Frank Lloyd Wright Demolished

Hoffman Auto Showroom by Frank Lloyd Wright Demolished

For six decades, Hoffman Auto Showroom, a luxury-car showroom with a distinctive swooping ramp stood at the corner of Park Avenue and 56th Street. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, it was the first of only three New York projects by the modernist master. In six days late last month, the dealership was destroyed. “The loss of a Frank Lloyd Wright,

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Frank Lloyd Wright wronged on Park Avenue

Frank Lloyd Wright wronged on Park Avenue

A luxury auto showroom designed by the famous architect and said to be the inspiration for his Guggenheim Museum design has been demolished. Move came on heels of city moving to possibly landmark the space. http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20130412/REAL_ESTATE/130419943 By Matt Chaban @MC_NYC April 12, 2013 11:56 a.m.    Frank Lloyd Wright’s most celebrated New York work, the Guggenheim Museum. Photo: Buck Ennis

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Gas Station on Houston to Go

Gas Station on Houston to Go

The gas station on the corner of Houston and Lafayette streets is one step closer to being demolished, a step that would remove one of the last vestiges of SoHo’s grittier past. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission has unanimously approved a plan to demolish three buildings—a BP BP.LN -0.82%PLC gas station, the bar Puck Fair, and a former mechanic shop—and replace

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