In Toronto’s Distillery District is the continent’s best-preserved collection of Victorian industrial architecture, offering visitors a glimpse into the 19th century.More
Many of NYC’s synagogues have been repurposed into condos, churches, community centers and nightclubs: Angel Orensantz, Meseritz Shul, Deity, Mount Olivet.More
The plans for Brooklyn today leave no space undeveloped. Luckily, the borough often does redevelopment correctly – with proper homage to the history of the place where the redevelopment occurs.
For years, the seven Empire Stores coffee warehouses, dating back to 1869, have been falling into …More
A 1938 postcard from the Dunbar Hotel. Source: Hidden Los Angeles.
An unlikely group – Los Angeles’ senior citizens – are indirectly saving a building that was once the heart of the black community and jazz scene in South Central Los Angeles. Our friends at phenomenal architecture and real estate blog Curbed alerted us …More
The idea of re-purposing outmoded structures for cultural purposes is not a new one, but the marriage of industrial architecture and classical archaeology of the Centrale Montemartini Museum in Rome achieves a particular alchemy that is worth seeking out. Visiting the museum provides, as the curators so eloquently put it, an “Olympian calm,” a state …More
Stattbad (formerly Sadtbad Wedding) is a former pool that now hosts cultural events like DJ sets, ephemeral abstract art and street art installations.More