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As a photographic chronicler of New York City—not to mention America at large—Lewis Hine falls somewhere between Jacob Riis and Walker Evans. Chronologically, to be sure, but also because of his street-side portraits, seemingly un-posed documentary style, and desire to use his images to fight for...
05/01/2015
 It looks increasingly likely that the city's Rent Guidelines Board will freeze rent on stabilized apartments for the first time since setting allowable rate increases in 1969. TheWall Street Journal reports that landlord operating costs have languished over the past year, and the change in stabi...
04/29/2015
 When One World Observatory opens on May 29, the general public willbe able to visit the highest point in the city. But ahead of the observatory's debut, the distinction of occupying the highest space in the city is held by Servcorp, a company that provides temporary office space for executives, ...
04/26/2015
ODA's newly-unveiled design for a Midtown East tower will try something new (for the firm, at least): prioritizing personal gardens as an amenity, and not at ground level but throughout the height of the building. The tower coming to 303 East 44th Street is being developed by Triangle Assets and ...
04/23/2015
[Still cheaper than moving to California! Photo by Anthony Quintano/Wikimedia Commons]For months, San Francisco has topped New York City as the city with the most expensive rents, but a new report from Forbes says that it's not just SF, but the entire Bay Area. In a list of the top 10 worst marke...
04/20/2015
Renderings via CityLabNice views add value to a property and create competitive bidding for prime space in high-rises, inevitably causing stratification between tenants in tall buildings. To avoid the inevitable divide, industrial designer Shin Kuo has devised a solution that could be construed a...
04/18/2015
News Corp. overlord Rupert Murdoch dropped a whopping $57.25 million last year on four floors in One Madison, including the building's penthouse on floors 58 to 60, and now the billionaire media mogul wants to rid himself of the triplex. He put it on the market for$72 million, which puts it in th...
04/18/2015
[Flickr/MTA, Patrick J. Cashin]The Second Avenue Subway is, as we all know, a never-ending nightmare of proportions unmatched, except by every other MTA project. It is, however, good for at least one thing, and that thing is very cool construction photos that end up on the MTA's Flickr page. Now ...
04/17/2015
 This sounds like an urban myth, but it isn't: In Gramercy, there's a 390-square-foot studio that holds a queen-sized bed, living area, dining area for four, a decent amount of storage, and still has room for entertaining. The catch? The apartment is essentially robotic. The same architecture fir...
04/16/2015
[Photos by Bob Estremera. More photos of fire escapes, over here.]Part of architect Joseph Pell Lombardi's renovation of two Soho buildings is to remove the external fire escapes and introduce other fire-abating measures into the building, such as sprinklers. Why? "It's twofold: It's aesthetics, ...
04/14/2015
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