Michael Kimmelman

Michael Kimmelman appears in the following:

How Hoboken Is Responding to Climate Change

Friday, November 17, 2023

The work Hoboken has done since the flooding during Sandy to handle storm surges and heavy downpours.

The Brooklyn Bridge Turns 140!

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman take a walk on the Brooklyn Bridge and reflect on its beauty and importance as it turns 140.

Homelessness Hides in Plain Sight. So Does Its Fix.

Monday, May 15, 2023

Jordan Neely’s death on the New York City subway exposed a collective failure to see his humanity. We learn about a novel program in Houston – that sees people without homes as people.

Responding to the Crisis of the BQE

Tuesday, April 04, 2023

Breaking down the BQE's history and what can be done to address the problems it presents to the neighborhoods it runs through.

Walking With Michael Kimmelman

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Michael Kimmelman joins to discuss his latest book and the walking tours he did in New York City during the lockdown.

20 Years Later: How 9/11 Changed Lower Manhattan and Middletown NJ

Thursday, September 09, 2021

How 9/11 changed both Lower Manhattan and Middletown, NJ

Could NYC Finally Become A Biking City?

Monday, July 13, 2020

New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman argues that now is a moment where New York City officials could finally take biking, and bike safety, seriously.

What Will it Take to Transform Penn Station?

Monday, October 31, 2016

Michael Kimmelman and Vishaan Chakrabarti, founder of Practice for Architecture and Urbanism, present an alternative to Gov. Cuomo's plan to revamp Penn Station. 

Comments [13]

New York City's Changing Skyline and Resilient Architecture

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Architecture critic Michael Kimmelman discusses new city buildings, resilient design and the peak in super-luxe apartment sales.

Comments [14]

Why Some New York Buildings Go Up, and Others Come Down

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Michael Kimmelman tells us about the new buildings going up in New York, and what's leaving our city this year. 

Comments [6]

The Sound of Passion: Falling in Love With the Piano

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

From teachers and students to tuners and technicians, the piano has a lot of dedicated fans. 

Comments [12]

New York's Historic Neighborhoods Are Still At Risk for Overdevelopment

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Many New Yorkers assume that historic neighborhoods like Greenwich Village are protected from overdevelopment, but some zoning laws are outdated, and historic designations are patchy.

Comments [17]

What the 9/11 Memorial Got Wrong

Friday, May 30, 2014

After 13 years of planning, bickering, and building, the September 11 Memorial & Museum has finally been completed. But is it too respectful for its own good?

Comments [17]

New York Public Library Renovations and Lawsuits

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The New York Public Library’s plan to renovate its Fifth Avenue building, which includes removing research stacks, has been met with much criticism, with some opponents of the project...

Comments [50]

Private Space Gone Public at Wall Street

Friday, October 14, 2011

Kurt Andersen and Michael Kimmelman head to Lower Manhattan to check out the transformation of Zuccotti Park, the plaza at the center of the Occupy Wall Street protest. Kimmelman is t...

Comments [8]

The Accidental Masterpiece

Saturday, September 03, 2005

Michael Kimmelman's day job is chief art critic for The New York Times. But in his new book The Accidental Masterpiece, he abandons the tough-minded, critical mindset, instead telling stories about the surprising glimpses of beauty and truth that are all around us. Kurt talks to Kimmelman ...


Noguchi, Concert Halls, Disco Rodeo

Saturday, November 13, 2004

Kurt Andersen and New York Times art critic Michael Kimmelman talk about the perfect homes for the movies, concerts, and paintings we love and how these spaces influence our experience of the art.


Special Guest: Michael Kimmelman

Saturday, November 13, 2004

Michael Kimmelman is the chief art critic for The New York Times and the author of Portraits: Talking with Artists at the Met, the Modern, the Louvre and Elsewhere. His forthcoming book, The Accidental Masterpiece: On the Art of Life and Vice Versa, will be out in May ...


Art Critic Michael Kimmelman on Amateurs

Saturday, December 22, 2001

Kurt Andersen and New York Times art critic Michael Kimmelman look in on the grass-roots culture of amateurs — regular people, none of them famous, who paint and make music and without pay…for the love of it. 


Amateurs, Nutcracker, Christmas Cards

Saturday, December 22, 2001

We look at the artistic amateurs who create purely out of love for the craft. Kurt Andersen and his guest, art critic Michael Kimmelman, sample the recklessness and passion of amateurs and how they feed our culture. Plus, weariness sets in at Nutcracker season and a graphic designer longs for ...