10 Extraordinary Buildings that Remind Us Why We Love NYC
Archtober, AIA New York and the Center for Architecture’s festival, returns for its fifth-annual celebration of design with panels, exhibitions, and tours of iconic landmarks. Here, we highlight 10 of the most remarkable structures and interiors from their month-long Building of the Day tour.
Archtober kicked off Building of the Day, a 31-day tour that highlights impressive architecture from all five boroughs, with the Collaborative Research Center at Rockefeller University. The modern biomedical research center features an airy seven-story atrium designed by Mitchell | Giurgola Architects.
One of the few remaining structures left from the 1964 World’s Fair, the Great Hall at the New York Hall of Science recently reopened in Corona, Queens, following a renovation by Todd Schliemann of Ennead Architects.
Envisioned by a partnership of STV, AECOM, and Santiago Calatrava, the winged World Trade Center Transportation Hub will connect subway and PATH trains in the humming Financial District.
TEN Arquitectos’s Mercedes House development in midtown Manhattan is a luxurious rental complex that towers above the Hudson River.
Designed by Steven Holl Architects, the tiny Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle shop is a slice of modernity in the historic West Village.
One of Brooklyn’s most acclaimed theater companies, the Theatre for a New Audience recently relocated to the Polonsky Shakespeare Center, an H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture–designed structure worthy of the troupe’s reputation.
A dramatic departure from the Whitney Museum’s previous home, a Marcel Breuer building on the Upper East Side, Renzo Piano’s recently completed structure in the Meatpacking District opens itself completely to its surroundings.
The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning, an award-winning tennis center in the Bronx, was designed and built by New York’s own GLUCK+.
The first library and civic building in Mariners Harbor, a historic oystering community on Staten Island, the Mariners Harbor Branch Library features open spaces and private nooks for reading.
Winner of the Restaurant and Bar Design Award for Best Restaurant in the Americas, the Musket Room is an effortlessly charming 70-seat eatery in the heart of downtown Manhattan, complete with midcentury chandeliers, a walnut bar, and backyard garden.