In Detail> Frick Portico Gallery

A Beaux-Arts porch transforms into an light-filled exhibition space. Davis Brody Bond created a climate-controlled gallery from one of the Frick mansion's open air loggias. Paul Rivera Davis Brody Bond Architects & Planners with Renfro design Group Balanced on a pedestal at the end of the Frick Collection’s newest gallery, Diana, goddess of the chase, appears to have just leaped back across Fifth Avenue...

A Jewel Box for Translucent Treasures

A Jewel Box for Translucent Treasures Michael Bodycomb/The Frick Collection White Gold: Highlights From the Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain is the inaugural exhibition in the Frick Collection's newly enclosed Portico Gallery. By KEN JOHNSON Published: December 15, 2011 In light of the glass-box atrium plugged into the J. P. Morgan Library & Museum a few years ago, New York cultural custodians might have been...

Concourse Plaza Hotel and Union League Club receive individual Landmarks status.

NEW YORK CITY LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION Robert B. Tierney Chairman FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 No. 11-12 GRAND CONCOURSE HISTORIC DISTRICT AND FOUR INDIVIDUAL LANDMARKS PROTECTED Another noteworthy building from the earlier stage of the district’s development is the Concourse Plaza Hotel at 900 Grand Concourse between East 161st and 162nd streets. Built in 1923, the same year as nearby Yankee...

New York New Work Subway Exhibition is Up!

The exhibition opened last Saturday, October 1st in the West 4th Street Subway Station and it looks great! The exhibition includes all of the over 200 entries and will be on view for the month of October. There will also be a reception on October 19th—more details to come shortly. The American Institute of Architects New York Chapter presents New York New...