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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New York City Rent Comparison: What $3,000 Gets You (an all-renovated version of our weekly Curbed Comparisons columns)
- All Renovation Week coverage [Curbed]