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How NYC architects are 3D printing protective gear to help local hospitals

Architects are crafting thousands of face shields for first responders each week.

New York City halts design work on public projects during coronavirus pandemic

Architects and engineers have been told to suspend work on city-backed projects for the foreseeable future

New York City has lost two of its greatest walkers

Remembering Michael Sorkin and William Helmreich, who documented New York’s hustle and bustle from its sidewalks.

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Stoop dreams

With bars and coffee shops closed, stoops are having a moment.

Rafael Viñoly will revamp former National Academy of Design building into art gallery

The starchitect is leading a team to restore the landmarked building’s facade and turn it into a gallery.

Quirky Manhattan Beach contemporary with architectural pedigree seeks $4.925M

The home on Ocean Avenue was designed by the architecture firm WXY

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13 notable NYC projects designed by black architects

From J. Max Bond Jr.’s design of National September 11 Memorial Museum to Leon Rodney’s African Burial Ground.

Inside New York City’s new ‘blueprint for sustainable development’

Changes to NYC’s energy code aim to make development greener in the five boroughs.

Hunters Point Library hit with lawsuit over accessibility issues

The new building, designed by Steven Holl Architects, has been criticized for its lack of accessibility

In Riverdale, quirky midcentury home inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright wants $1.2M

You don’t see houses like this every day: a midcentury wooden home, inspired by the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, set amid the rolling hills of Riverdale.

Snøhetta-designed public garden at 550 Madison Avenue secures city approval

The design will transform a dark, underutilized plaza into an oasis, say designers.

Curbed NY’s top stories of 2019

Taylor Swift, a mysterious building, Vessel, and more

Hudson Yards’ Vessel must add ‘one-of-a-kind platform lift’ to improve accessibility

An agreement with the U.S. Attorney General’s office will improve accessibility to Vessel for people with disabilities

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NYC’s 15 most iconic modern buildings

From a Midtown apartment complex to museum buildings, these structures exemplify the best of New York’s modern architecture.

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NYC real estate, architecture, and more in 2019: The year in review

The best architecture, biggest real estate deals, landmark battles, and more

NYC real estate, architecture, and transit experts reflect on 2019’s biggest moments

The year that was, and what lies ahead in 2020

NYC’s best (and worst) architecture of 2019: Hudson Yards, TWA Hotel, and more

The good, the bad, and the Vessel.

7 unfinished NYC infrastructure projects poised to change the city in the 2020s

These major NYC projects have been in the works for what feels like forever—and many still have a long way to go

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New York's most iconic Art Deco buildings, mapped

From the Financial District to the Bronx, 15 Art Deco structures not to miss.

Thomas Heatherwick’s High Line condo unveils lobby

The supports of the High Line are incorporated into the space.

One developer wants to create ‘the most sustainable block in Downtown Brooklyn’

Alloy Development is pursuing forward-thinking sustainability measures for its project at 80 Flatbush Avenue

Vote for NYC’s best building of 2019!

Which building was your favorite this year?

NYC’s 10 most important buildings of the past decade

These buildings defined the decade in New York City.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden unveils sculptural path with scenic vista

The new overlook is the latest in a series of renovations to modernize the garden.

Capturing the Lower East Side’s vanishing single-story buildings

A new exhibit brings these background buildings to the foreground.

The history of Brutalist architecture in NYC affordable housing

A new exhibit looks at a dozen Brutalist buildings created for the Mitchell-Lama housing program

550 Madison Avenue’s new lobby will be large and light-filled

Gensler has been tapped to transform the lobby of the landmarked Postmodern building

New York Public Library’s main branch opens new research space

The new space is part of the library’s master plan to revamp several areas of its Fifth Avenue building.

Photographing Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic Guggenheim Museum

Landscape photographer Andrew Pielage is capturing every single Frank Lloyd Wright building

William Lescaze’s modernist Upper East Side townhouse returns for $19.5M

The townhouse on East 74th Street was completed in 1935 by the modernist master

Inside the Museum of Modern Art’s newly renovated Midtown HQ

The 90-year-old institution will unveil its $450 million renovation on October 21

Thomas Heatherwick’s quirky Chelsea condo gets a new name, new renderings

Say hello to Lantern House.

The history of the Guggenheim Museum’s iconic New York City building

As the Guggenheim Museum prepares for its 60th anniversary, learn about its iconic NYC building, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

The new Hunters Point Library has an accessibility problem

One section of the $41 million library branch, designed by Steven Holl Architects, is not easily accessed by those in wheelchairs.

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8 notable NYC projects designed by Latino architects

From modernist buildings to new residential skyscrapers.

Open House New York 2019 sites include High Line Spur, TWA Hotel

See the hundreds of NYC sites that will open to the public for this weekend-long event

New map showcases the beauty of NYC’s subway system

Blue Crow Media’s latest NYC map highlights subway art and architecture

Long Island City’s stunning, Steven Holl-designed library debuts

After a decade of delays and more than $40 million, Queens gets a lovely new library

Long-stalled Hunters Point library will finally open next week

The Steven Holl-designed building, a concrete box with Manhattan views, will open September 24.