When infrastructure for subways and power companies are concealed by fake townhouses and homes in NYC, London, Paris and London with unique architectural detail
A ConEdison substation in The Bronx is made to look like a small community of townhouses. The design was chosen to appeal to the Bronx community of Mott Haven.
The now-obsolete MTA power substations scattered throughout the city are slowly adapting to new uses while retaining their distinctive exterior.
A NYC Transit Museum tour reveals old and new living side by side in a Brooklyn Heights power substation, along with a ventilation facility masquerading as a Brooklyn townhouse.
It’s the most powerful address in New York City you’ve never heard of. One false move and the entire city stops dead in its tracks. Not the home of New York’s mayor, or 11 Wall Street where profit-driven twenty and thirty-somethings play games with the world’s economy...