The Park Avenue “Voice Tunnel” and CultureNOW’s architectural tour debuts at the 2013 Summer Streets.More
Untapped Staff Picks: Long Island City development via Curbed, lost museum galleries via Hyperallergic, a suburban Paris ghost town via Messy Nessy Chic.More
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New York State Pavilion, the iconic remnant of 1964-1965 World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, has a new advocate. Matthew Silva, a teacher and filmmaker, is hoping to unravel the history of the Queens landmark in his documentary, according to Curbed.
The site, originally known as the Corona Ash Dumps, is an important piece …More
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This week, all eyes of New York’s contemporary art scene were focused on the opening of James Turell’s retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum. Two parallel exhibitions of James Turell’s work are also taking place in Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. What’s unique about the Guggenheim one, however, is the fact that it is …More
Photo Credit: Storefront for Art and Architecture, Source: Flickr
A new show at one of our favorite spaces in the city–the Storefront for Art and Architecture–opened last Tuesday. POP: Protocols, Obsessions, Positions is Storefront’s second annual drawing show that challenges our contemporary understanding of the basic means of conceptualizing and representing architecture.
Many practicing architects declare …More
Doug White, ‘Shopping Bag Market,’ From the exhibition Form and Landscape, Source: Flavorwire
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NY Daily News reports that Brooklyn Bridge’s pop-up pool complete with faux sandy beach, lounge chairs and umbrellas will open for the summer on June 27.
The 109-year-old Beaux-Arts building of Brooklyn Public Library’s Pacific branch will be spared from sale …More
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Fulton Center, the $1.4 billion project under construction by the MTA intended to improve access to subway lines stopping at Fulton Street, Chambers Street – World Trade Center / Park Place and Cortlandt Street stations, is getting a new gadget. It’s called the “Sky-Reflector Net” and will operate like …More
Despite the torrential rains that swept through the East Coast in the past few days, the weather is getting progressively better and better. That means that it’s high time for exploration and adventure!
Flower Mound, Texas, Photo: Ryann Ford, Source: Atlantic Cities
An essential part of every journey is a map. In today’s era of Google …More
Brooklyn Flea Philly launched last Sunday at the Piazza at Schmidt’s in Philadelphia’s new up-and-coming neighborhood of Northern Liberties, aka NoLibs. Like its twin brother in Williamsburg, the open-air market will run every Sunday 10am-5pm and will feature a tightly curated selection of art, antique and repurposed furniture, vintage clothing and jewelry.More
The Wolfsburg Project by James Turell. Source: Triangulation Blog
This week’s round up of the best arts and culture stories is a celebration of great art, green spaces, and funky outdoors activities so stay tuned!
We are happy to announce that Brooklyn will be getting a new green public space! Curbed reports that …More
The Municipal Art Society unveiled design proposals from four celebrated New York architecture firms that took on the challenge of re-imagining the future of Penn Station and Madison Square Garden. Presentations by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, H3 Hardy Architecture, SHoP Architects and SOM took place yesterday morning at the Times Center and were followed by …More
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Citi Bike launches on Monday, bringing over 5,000 new bikes to the streets of New York. So hop on one of them and visit some of the Historic Downtown Buildings suggested by Curbed.
Also, how about visiting …More