Another metal frame and glass addition approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission

Henry Melcher reports for The Architect’s Newspaper: BKSK-designed topper for the Meatpacking District gets Landmarks’ blessing. BKSK’s revised design for 9-19 9th Street. And another glass and metal addition is set to rise atop a low-rise building in the Meatpacking District. The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has voted to approve the BKSK-designed topper to the two-story building at 9–19 9th Avenue, which is best known for

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We are honored to be to be recognized by the Municipal Art Society

William Menking reports for The Architect’s Newspaper: Brooklyn Dominates 2014 Municipal Art Society MASterworks Awards. THE WEEKSVILLE HERITAGE CENTER BY CAPLES JEFFERSON ARCHITECTS TOOK THE MASTERWORKS TOP HONOR. (NIC LEHOUX) For over 120 years, the Municipal Art Society has been an important organization in New York City’s efforts to promote a more livable environment and preserve the best of its past. It’s successful

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a building with a clock tower next to a body of water

This 19th century restored pier will open to the public in July

Jane Levre reports for The Architect’s Newspaper: WATERFRONT REVIVAL. Lower Manhattan’s long-vacant Pier A to be transformed into an events space. Pier A, a landmarked, late 19th century structure in lower Manhattan’s Battery Park that has been vacant for decades and suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Sandy, will be reborn in July as an elaborate restaurant and event space. Renovation of the

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An innovative approach to the cast iron building design

Tom Stoelker reports for The Architect’s Newspaper: LPC approves Adjmi’s concrete riff on cast iron. With unanimous approval from the Landmarks Preservation Commission, Morris Adjmi‘s deceptively subtle take on the classic cast iron building is on its way to becoming reality. What at first glance appears to be a cast iron facade is actually a reverse bas relief cast in glass reinforced

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