Though many critics of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby have commented on the crucial importance of the buildings in the novel, none has given full and specific attention to those buildings’ particular architectural styles.1 This is surprising, since, following a tradition in American fiction that reaches as far back as Irving, Poe and Hawthorne,
There is a current design for 80 South Street. This was the site that was ear-marked for the quite incredible Calatrava building that got quashed by the GFC. The current design, by Tony Morali and Associates, makes reference to the Calatrava design in a more conventional way (it is, although, an interesting design based on
NEW YORK – One World Trade Center reached a new height in progress Tuesday after workers installed the first piece of the spire that will make it the tallest building in the country. The 70-ton spire is just one of 18 pieces that will make up the 408-foot antennae that will sit atop 1 World
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.
Sanford I. Weill, the former chairman and chief executive of Citigroup Inc., has put one of the most celebrated postwar penthouses in Manhattan on the market for $88 million, saying that at a difficult period in the country's history, it is "a pretty good time" for wealthy Americans "to be quiet."