Architecture / New York

NYC Makers: A Q&A with Dan Barasch, Co-Founder of The Lowline

In the second installation of our new series, NYC Makers, we profile Dan Barasch, Co-Founder of The Lowline and the author of the newly published Ruin and Redemption in Architecture from Phaidon. The Lowline is the plan to transform the abandoned New York City trolley terminal on the Lower East Side into the world’s first underground …

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Architecture / New York

The Absolut Lowline: A Cocktail Supports NYC’s First Underground Park

Installation at the “Imagining the Lowline” exhibit in 2012

What happens when a  team of urban entrepreneurs partners with several bars in the Lower East Side? They come up with a new way to engage small businesses and residents to support the construction of New York’s first underground park known as the Lowline. If you order an “Absolut Lowline” cocktail …

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