Last Day For Guastavino Exhibit At Museum Of The City Of New York

The Oyster Bar at Grand Central Terminal. Photo by Michael Freeman, courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York.

The Oyster Bar at Grand Central Terminal. Photo by Michael Freeman, courtesy of the Museum of the City of New York.

New York City wouldn’t be the same without vaulted tile ceiling master Rafael Guastavino, Sr. and his son Rafael Jr. That partnership has been, since March, the subject of the exhibit “Palaces for the People” at the Museum of the City of New York. Continue reading

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Catching Up: Judge Hears Jim’s Shoe Repair Case, Astoria Cove at City Planning, Apthorp Getting Topper, and Williamsburg Preschool

weekwrap20140813I’m a little behind on my updates. So, here are my latest stories for Curbed NY. Continue reading

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Week Wrap-Up: One Vanderbilt Details, New Landmark, No Lucerne Condo Neighbor, and Williamsburg’s 260N9

weekwrap20140721_20140725Last week had a first for me and a party with some really good food. Continue reading

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Week Wrap-Up: Curbed Outdoors Week, South Street Seaport, and Upper East Side Townhouses

roundup20140715_20140720The past week had some special content of mine published. Continue reading

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LPC Doesn’t Approve NYU 383 Lafayette, Brooklyn Heights Rebuild, or Williamsburg Preschool

lpc20140708I covered three items at the Landmarks Preservation Commission for Curbed NY on Tuesday and in all three cases, the hearing was closed with no action. That means the proposals were not approved. Continue reading

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Brian Williams Suggests Congress Has Been Screwing America

Brian Williams on NBC Nightly News - July 10, 2014

Brian Williams on NBC Nightly News – July 10, 2014

It has been nine months since the government shutdown of 2013 began and Sibley Hospital in Washington, D.C. has reported seeing an average of three more births per day over last year. Brian Williams, on tonight’s NBC Nightly News, had something to say about it. Continue reading

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Rent Guidelines Board, Apthorp, Fulton Market Building, Pastis Topper, Hy-Fi at MoMA PS1, Tory Burch, and One Wall Street

updates_jul26tojuly01_2014_evanbindelglassSo, I’ve been up to a bit since I last posted on my blog. Here goes. Continue reading

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