Welcome to Friday Open Threads, wherein we’ll pass the mic to readers to speak up about topics of interest, distress, horror, etc. Have something you want discussed? Let us know.
In the past, we’ve asked Curbed NY readers to weigh in on their favorite buildings; on the NYC buildings with the most beautiful interiors; and even on the city’s ugliest buildings. And today, we want you to weigh in once more on New York’s myriad buildings—specifically, which ones you think are underrated.
This is not the time to talk about how much you love the Chrysler Building, or the Guggenheim; we want to hear about the ones you believe have architectural merit, but don’t get the attention they deserve. (Was this inspired, in part, by the arguments over whether SOM’s threatened Union Carbide building is deserving of landmark status? Maybe!)
So if you have a favorite building that everyone else seems to think is just meh, or if there’s one that’s always overlooked in favor of behemoths like the Empire State Building, now’s the time to make your voice heard—sound off in the comments.