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  • It's Station Domination! "Design by New York" Opens Tomorrow, 10/10


    Design by New York Subway Exhibition Opening ReceptionDesign by New York Subway Exhibition Opening Reception

    WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM — RSVPRSVP At the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place [Directions][Directions]

    The next stop on your Queens-bound local F train is not just the West 4th Street stationWest 4th Street station and Greenwich Village, but also Design by New YorkDesign by New York, the AIA New York Chapter's annual member showcase in the subway. It's the AIA by way of the ABCDEF and M. On October 10, on walls usually lined by Nike and Red Bull ad campaigns will be architecture, and lots of it. 86 projects in 39 countries will illustrate the diversity of buildings, cities, and everything in between being designed by New York-based architects here in the city, around the country, and all over the world. Join us for the exhibition reception for Design by New YorkDesign by New York, on view in the West 4th Street subway station October 10 to November 4, 2012. Visit the show as you arrive at West 4th Street, then come to the Center for refreshments. Price: Free RSVP RSVP A program of ArchtoberArchtober, Architecture and Design Month New York City, October 2012.


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  • East Village–Lower East Side Historic District approved by Landmarks

    East Village–Lower East Side Historic District approved by Landmarks

    October 09, 2012 03:30PM  

    From left: 59 East 2nd Street and 32 Second Avenue (buildings credit: PropertyShark)

    The Landmarks Preservation Commission today approved slightly modified version of the East Village/Lower East Side Historic District, according to a press release issued by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. The territory covers 330 buildings across 15 blocks bounded by Avenue A and the Bowery and St. Mark’s Place and 2nd Street. According to the release, the historic district was expanded to include structures such as the Russian Orthodox Cathedral at 59 East 2nd Street and the Magistrate’s Court at 32 Second Avenue, which now operates as the Anthology Film Archives.  As Crain’s reported earlier today, other structures in the district include the firmer Fillmore East concert venue and the German Evangelical Lutheran Church. The landmarking came as an effort made by preservation groups to preserve the character of the East Village. The decision comes as NYUNYU will expand its campus just west of the district. — Zachary Kussin