Architecture / New York

MAS Jane’s Walk with the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative

On May 4th and 5th the Municipal Art Society hosted its annual Jane’s Walks NYC, a series of 100+ guided walks and bike tours throughout the five boroughs.  The walks covered everything from historical tours of neighborhoods to Sandy recovery efforts in storm damaged areas.  We joined an exciting walk led by The Brooklyn Greenway …

Architecture / Events

A Look at the Vinegar Hill Neighborhood in Brooklyn

Nestled between symbols of urban industrialization and modern residential development (aka a Con Edison plant and glass condos), Vinegar Hill is a five-block square cobble-stoned neighborhood next to the Manhattan Bridge that seems to have been preserved in time circa the nineteenth century.