Heritage, Restoration, Landmarks Archive
Something of a gentler place back in the day before a million cars....
EVEN in Cuba they know it’s a waiting game, waiting for the Castros to exit the stage, and for Cuba to open up. When Americans finally do arrive in quantity, New Yorkers will notice something familiar about Havana, for a string of New York architects found it fertile ground a century ago.
Fascinating layered history and facade reuse and reinterpretation at Union Square.
Monument Celebrates Heroism of General Richard Montgomery, the Fight for Independence, and the Perseverance of Benjamin Franklin.
Most accounts of Western architecture in the first half of the twentieth century have concentrated on European functionalism and expressionism. Le Corbusier, Gropius and Mies van der Rohe have claimed the
limelight, although the genius of Frank Lloyd Wright has also been acknowledged. In this rather restricted context, relatively few office buildings of the period 1900