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Renovation Week Recap: What You May Have Missed This Week

Catch up on the best of Curbed NY's first-ever Renovation Week

New York Public Library Bill Blass Catalog Room Max Touhey

Curbed's first-ever Renovation Week has come to a close, and there were a lot of great stories—lovely renovated homes, features on cultural institutions in the midst of renovations, and looks at different people who make renovations happen. ICYMI, here's a recap of the best of the past week.


evergreene architectural arts Max Touhey

How One NYC Design Firm Brings Our Best Historic Buildings Back to Life: Meet the folks at EverGreene Architectural Arts, the design firm behind the restoration of the Kings Theatre, New York Public Library, and more.

Max Touhey

A Sneak Peek at the Governors Island Hills: Before they open to the public this summer, get a peek at latest attraction opening on Governors Island, which include a perch with panoramic views of Lower Manhattan, and a hill with the longest slide in New York City.

NYPL Rose Main Reading Room Max Touhey

The NYPL's Rose Main Reading Room Dazzles, Even Mid-Renovation: Go behind the scaffolding in the New York Public Library's Rose Main Reading room, which is in the midst of renovations but will open to the public this fall.

Tamara Eaton House Calls NY Reno Week Max Touhey

An Interior Designer’s Gut Renovation Transforms a Dated Chelsea Co-op: Inside Tamara Eaton's Chelsea co-op, which went from overly colorful to chic and homey.

Scott Lynch

Strolling Long Island City's Jackson Avenue, Where New Buildings Abound: One of New York City's key corridors is Jackson Avenue in Queens, where lots of change is underway.

The Many Lives of Brooklyn’s Herman Behr Mansion

New York City Parks: Then and Now


10 NYC Cultural Institutions Undergoing Major Renovations

10 New York City Fixer-Uppers on the Market

9 New York Hotels Undergoing Major Transformations This Year

Renovated Homes

After Modern Makeover, Historic Astor Row Townhouse Seeks $4.25M

New York City Rent Comparison: What $3,000 Gets You (an all-renovated version of our weekly Curbed Comparisons columns)

6 Lovely Renovated Homes For Sale In New York City

Father and Son Architects Transform a Century-Old Park Slope Brownstone

Revisiting 10 Celebrity Homes in NYC With Epic Renovations