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When Tribeca Was Small (Part Two)

Developers Brandon Liu and Jeremy Lechtzin have taken the photos that the New York City Department of Finance collected in the mid-1980s and plotted them on an addictive interactive map called 80s.NYC. To give you a taste of what…

Newsletter: Sept. 25

NEW KID ON THE BLOCK: FIVE & DIME “I felt pressure to do justice to the building,” says Dr. Mark J. Mohrmann of his spiffy new café and cocktail bar in the Woolworth Building. “We’re right off the lobby! You…

Field Trip: Storm King Art Center

The Storm King Art Center was founded in—ugh, who cares? Read the organization’s about page if you like. All I know is that I enjoyed it when I first went in 1990—when I was young enough to do banana rolls down the hills—and again…

New Kid on the Block: ONDA Beauty

“It’s interesting that it took so long to get here,” says ONDA Beauty‘s Larissa Thomson about the trend toward natural beauty. “First, people started really caring about food—eating healthier, local,…

Architectural Spotlight | Craftsman Homes

Originally a rally against prominent Victorian-era design, the Craftsman style home was first popularized in the late 1800’s. Up until World War I, when the Craftsman movement slowed, Gustav Stickley was at the forefront of the style…

When Tribeca Was Small (Part One)

Thanks to Craig for directing me to 6sqft‘s post about 80s.NYC. Developers Brandon Liu and Jeremy Lechtzin have taken the photos that the New York City Department of Finance collected in the mid-1980s and plotted them on an…

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