15 May - 2021
3 Apr - 2020
A Visit to Bushwick: Where Art and Architecture Come Alive
The Ulrich Huberty House, built in 1900, at 1019 Bushwick Avenue. Vibrant murals and graffiti, the cacophony of the elevated train, and the sound of experimental music from backroom clubs blend together in New York City’s newest arts and music...
24 Jan - 2020
16 Sep - 2019
Spotlight on Kim Nielsen, 3XN
I was delighted to talk with Kim Nielsen, principal architect at 3xn, an international firm with offices in Stockholm, Copenhagen, Sydney, Toronto, and Brooklyn about key aspects of his intercontinental architecture. Nielsen’s projects personify 3xn’s design philosophy, which focuses on...
14 May - 2019
Spotted Around New York: The New Orleans Row
Visiting my daughter in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, a neighborhood once known for its Italian-American churches, bakeries, and restaurants, I noticed an unusual row of New Orleans style town houses midway down the block on Sackett Street. I also glimpsed a...
17 Dec - 2018
Spotted Around New York: The Gage & Tollner Building
There is a hidden Renaissance happening at 372 Fulton Street in downtown Brooklyn. For over one hundred years the building’s ground floor was home to a legendary steakhouse and oyster bar, Gage & Tollner. Over the years, the menu of...