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Inside Reid Hall, Columbia University’s Campus in Paris

Occasionally, while walking in Paris one gets a glimpse of the courtyards that lie behind the uniform facades and intimidating doors that define the streets of the city. Reid Hall, located just by the Luxembourg Gardens, is an example of a private courtyard with a mixed industrial and aristocratic history. And, because it's a school - you can visit!
ArchitectureParis

Photos of La Defénse at Night in Paris

Before I went to visit La Defénse, it remained in my mind’s eye as a looming, monumental structure–an abstract, geometric form with no relationship with its external surroundings apart from its linear correlation with the Arc de Triomphe. I was inspired to take a trip there after seeing the photography of Ryan Southen. In a rarely seen perspective, Ryan captures the monumentality of the Grand Arch from below.
Arts & CultureNew York

NYTimes LENS BLOG: A Timely Global Mosaic

The New York Times LENS blog is putting together a global mosaic of photographs all to be taken at approximately 15:00 hours (U.T.C.) on May 2nd. Anybody can submit: amateurs, professionals, taken on your fancy DSLR or your cell phone. That's 11am in New York City. How many will be hungover?
ArchitectureArts & CultureParis

Inside the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris

Tasked to capture a museum for a photography class through the Columbia University architecture program in Paris, I chose the Musée du quai Branly. The museum made a profound impact on me when I first visited in January. Feeling disoriented in the dim cavernous interior of the museum, I did not stay long but the architecture and the feeling of being in the space lingered with me for months.
ArchitectureNew York

103 WASHINGTON ST: Heaven, Hell & Purgatory

Nestled between the new W Hotel and an abandoned lot a few blocks south of the World Trade Center, a Neo-gothic building at 103 Greenwich Street has a history as incongruous as its architecture. Now an Irish pub, the building began as the home of Dutch immigrant Ryneer Suydam and his family in 1799.
Arts & CultureNew York

COOL COMPANY ALERT: JumpPost.com

JumpPost is a new way to list your apartment for rent without dealing with an agency middle man and without the sketchiness of Craigslist. Plus, you get paid $500 once it the lease goes through!
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