The Solidity and Stature of New York City's Central Savings Bank

The Solidity and Stature of New York City’s Central Savings Bank

Lisa Santoro reports for Curbed New York.      Banking and commerce are integral to the city’s livelihood, so it’s no wonder that New York City’s banking institutions are designed to look important. This is certainly the case with Central Savings Bank, which stands out even among the noteworthy classical structures that are its neighbors. The building is easily accessible to

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Un-Cloistered View

Nicole Anderson Reports for The Architect’s Newspaper. Hok’s Design for LG Electronic USA. Courtesy Hok & Neoscape. For nearly 75 years, the view from the Cloisters—a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in northern Manhattan—overlooking the verdant cliffs of the Palisades in New Jersey, has remained unmarred by new development. Now the silhouette of LG Electronic USA’s 8-story headquarters

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Trinity Church to Build 32-Story Tower

 From 1846 to 1890, Trinity Church downtown ranked as the tallest building in the city. Come 2017, Trinity Church will top its own early record by erecting a 32-story office and residential tower directly across Trinity Place on the site of the church’s old parish offices. A rendering of what Trinity Church’s new mixed-use building could look like. Courtesy of Pelli

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A New Redevelopment Plan for the Kingsbridge Armory

A plan to build the world’s largest ice sports in the Kingsbridge Armory has the support of developers, the city and a coalition of community groups. Jordan Moss reports for the Bronx Bureau. For 20 years, community groups and the city wrestled over the Kingsbridge Armory. The latest and most likely proposal includes a landmark community benefits deal that could

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