Design seeks to make the East River waterfront accessible

Design seeks to make the East River waterfront accessible

Annie Bergelin reports for The Architect’s Newspaper: The Missing Link. AECOM designing new path to connect New York City’s East River Esplanade. For years there has been an inconvenient gap in the East River Esplanade between East 37th and East 60th streets, disrupting what could be a contiguous promenade experience along the waterfront. The gap is there because of two major

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An 1857 cast-iron watchtower still rises over Harlem

An 1857 cast-iron watchtower still rises over Harlem

David W. Dunlap reports for The New York Times: Promise Made for Harlem Watchtower’s Restoration, but Not in Ink. Manhattan is about to lose its last antebellum watchtower. The watchtower in 1986, left, and this month, right. The parks department is concerned it could collapse if its cast-iron elements continue to deteriorate. Neighbors and preservationists are afraid it will never come back.

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Redefining an industrial danish silo and turning it into an apartment building

Redefining an industrial danish silo and turning it into an apartment building

Jennifer Whelan reports for Archdaily: COBE’s Adaptive Reuse of Nordhavnen Silo Marks Beginning of Redevelopment. Danish firm COBE is transforming the largest industrial building in Nordhavnen – a silo – into an apartment building with both private and public functions. For COBE, who also created the urban development plans for Nordhavnen, this project marks the beginning of the post-industrial area’s future. Nordhavnen is a

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The Westminster Arcade is now filled with micro apartments

Known as Westminster Arcade when it opened in 1828, the building marked the debut of English indoor shopping concept in the United States. Designed by architects Russell Warren and James Bucklin, the Greek Revival stone structure more resembles a courthouse than a shopping mall, what with its stately Ionic columns and sunlight-filled atrium with its glass gable roof. Shoppers browsed three floors of shops—or at least

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