Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Four years of planning, and a $300 million price tag. But the New York Public Library’s large-scale renovation still isn’t impressing a prominent architecture critic. In his review of the project Wednesday, Michael Kimmelman of the New York Times says loud and clear, “I’m not buying it.”
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
The rickety wood docks and faux-boat house at the South Street Seaport are a rustic charm to some. But now, a proposal for replacing the boxy red structure known as Pier 17 with a three-story glass building that includes an expansive rooftop auditorium is drawing attention.
Wednesday, November 09, 2011
The city's oldest museum is getting ready to re-open its doors on Friday after a three-year, $70 million renovation. The New York Historical Society Museum and Library has been closed for construction since February.