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The History Of The Helmsley Building

The New York City skyline is one of the most iconic in the world and hosts some of the most iconic structures ever built....

Most Famous Artists in NYC

New York City is full of great and varied artists, who make their mark by changing the city and the world around them. Whether...

From Dirty To Designed, How NYC Will Come Back Stronger

New York City has a PR problem. The waves from the pandemic and post-pandemic have sent the city into a downward spiral of exorbitant...

The Rundown on Anna Delvey and 281 Park

Netflix’s Inventing Anna has quickly become one of the most beloved shows of 2022. Though fictionalized, the miniseries is based on the real mystery...

New Construction Activity Jumped Last Year in NYC, According to Report

According to YIMBY’s 2022 construction report, NYC issued 14% more permits in 2021 than the year prior. Last year’s issued permits represent over 53...

LEED Buildings in NYC: The Current State and What’s Next

According to a 2016 government survey, the leading cause of greenhouse gas emissions in NYC came from the city’s buildings. Other emission factors, like...

How Idlewild Airport Became JFK International Airport

JFK International Airport in New York City is a concrete veining of pale terminals surrounded by a vast network of roadways. Every day, about...

Met Life Building: How it Changed MidTown Architecture

Located at Park Avenue and 45th Street, the MetLife Building is one of the “100 Tallest Buildings in the United States.” It towers above...

5 NYC Buildings That Have Ruined The Skyline

We’ve all experienced it in one way or another: driving in from Long Island or New Jersey, soaring high above from a plane, or...

Influential Black Architects in American History

From the time the first American cities began climbing up story by story, Black architects have had a hand in shaping our country’s skyline....

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