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NYC’s 10 most important buildings of the past decade

These buildings defined the decade in New York City.

Pritzker Prize winner Álvaro Siza’s first NYC condo will launch sales this month

The Portuguese architect has created a simple, modern building from Turkish limestone

New Museum unveils new, Rem Koolhaas-designed addition

The expansion will break ground in 2020, with a projected opening of 2022

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I.M. Pei’s notable New York City buildings, mapped

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect, who has died at the age of 102, left an indelible mark throughout New York City.

Pritzker Prize winner Alvaro Siza’s first NYC building will launch sales this fall

The Hell’s Kitchen building will be the Pritzker winner’s first NYC project

Get a peek inside Renzo Piano’s first NYC residences

Two model units—one outfitted by a British "super yacht" designer—offer the first look inside the firm’s first NYC condo

New looks inside Studio Gang’s ‘Solar Carve’ on the High Line

New looks at the office building whose design is inspired by the sun

Foster + Partners will design Union Carbide building’s replacement

JP Morgan Chase has selected the British firm, helmed by starchitect Norman Foster, for its new HQ at 270 Park Avenue

$40M penthouse at Renzo Piano’s 565 Broome Soho has a buyer

The duplex apartment has four bedrooms and its own private rooftop pool.

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The starchitect-led projects that will transform NYC’s skyline, mapped

Starchitecture is alive and well in New York City—it seems like every week brings more buildings designed by big-name architects, or developments that will have a transformative effect on the city's skyline. Here are some of the biggest projects.

Maya Lin-designed megamansion could rise on this $20M Tribeca lot

The proposed 22,000-square-foot home was once listed for $35 million

Construction begins on Bjarke Ingels-designed Bronx police station

The new building for the 40th Precinct is estimated to cost $68 million

David Adjaye’s concrete NYC skyscraper will have apartments starting at $650K

The British starchitect’s first New York skyscraper looks to the past for inspiration

Bjarke Ingels’s Hudson Yards supertall will soon begin to rise

Construction on the Spiral is slated to begin this summer.

David Adjaye’s Financial District condo is beginning to rise 

The building will eventually stand 775 feet tall and bring 244 apartments to the neighborhood.

Architecture’s #MeToo moment and the marketing of ‘starchitecture’

How will New York’s real estate world respond when allegations of misconduct hit close to home?

Could Frank Gehry and Santiago Calatrava be designing Hudson Yards towers?

Rumors have surfaced that the starchitects will design buildings for the megaproject’s second phase.

Here's how 9 architects would fix New York City's biggest problems

Parks in the sky, revamped storefronts, and more

Starchitect-designed Waterline Square unveils more of its plush amenities

All three towers, designed by various starchitects, have their own fancy perks

Jean Nouvel’s MoMA supertall is more than halfway to its apex

The skyscraper, rising next to the Museum of Modern Art, has now reached its 58th floor.

Annabelle Selldorf's Bowlmor-replacing condo will top out soon

The pricey 23-story condo building is closing in on its full height and should be topping out in mid-September.

Zaha Hadid’s curved West Chelsea condo gets its first rental listings

Closings on the ultra-luxe, High Line-hugging condo began last month, and now, it’s reached the inevitable next step: apartments hitting the rental market.

Studio Gang’s futuristic Brooklyn FDNY training center tops out

The 21,000-square-foot facility is taking shape at the border of Crown Heights and Brownsville.

Upper West Side's starchitect-designed Waterline Square is on the rise

Sales officially got underway in June this year with prices starting from $2 million, and construction is expected to wrap by the end of next year.

This colorful East Village townhouse got a dreamy starchitect redesign

Thanks to a revamp by Annabelle Selldorf, this circa-1900 townhouse is now a comfortable, modern dream home.

Starchitect-designed Upper West Side megaproject launches sales

Sales in the Meier, KPF, and Viñoly-designed buildings quietly launched this week.

Renzo Piano’s fancy condo overlooking the Holland Tunnel is on the rise

565 Broome SoHo, as the project is officially known, came about in early 2014, when the development team purchased this eight-parcel site for $130 million.

Architect César Pelli lists sprawling San Remo apartment for $26M

Just two years after picking up a 5,000-square-foot apartment in Central Park West’s iconic San Remo, the starchitect is selling the place.

Peek at 56 Leonard's industrial-chic amenities, designed by Herzog & de Meuron

Raw concrete everywhere!

Upper West Side complex designed by Meier, Viñoly, KPF is beginning to take shape

Each one of the three starchitect-designed buildings is already several stories above ground.

Zaha Hadid’s High Line condo unveils its model apartments

Nearly two dozen apartments at the development are already in contract, according to StreetEasy, and the new model homes are likely to spur more sales at the condo before the opening.

Upper West Side's starchitect-designed Waterline Square reveals interiors

Lots of warming earth tones, lots of glassy windows

Gowanus Bat Cave will transform into an art space designed by Herzog & de Meuron

The dilapidated, graffiti-covered building will get a second life

Studio Gang’s High Line office building gets new renderings

Work on Solar Carve is moving full speed ahead after no less than five years in the making. A brokerage firm has been tapped for the unusual building’s spec office space, with new renderings following.

7 crucial ways New York City's landscape will change in 2017

The next year is poised to be a big one, with plenty of new developments moving forward, skyscrapers rising, and more changes to NYC’s landscape.

NYC’s 10 most talked-about real estate stories of 2016

From outrageously expensive apartments to Hudson Yards, here are the 10 stories that attracted the most Curbed commenter input—and a peek at what they had to say.

Penthouse atop Richard Meier's glassy West Village condo returns for $30M

The owner has been trying to offload the penthouse at 165 Charles Street for two years—perhaps the latest price chop will entice a buyer.

Three starchitects tapped to realize delayed UWS development

Richard Meier, Rafael Viñoly, and Kohn Pedersen Fox will each contribute a building to Waterline Square, the reimagined project that will pick up where Riverside Center left off along the Hudson River between West 59th and 61st streets.