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    The Upper West Side’s Zone of Pedestrian DeathThe area around 96th Street is dangerous. And it’s hardly the worst in town.
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    One Way to a Better City: Ask Disabled People to Design ItWouldn’t everyone fare a little better if (to take just one example) airport luggage-screening counters were lower?
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    Two Supportive-Housing Projects Make the Case for Building Many MoreThey’re cheaper than the alternatives, acceptable to the neighbors, and successful among people who were living on the street.
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    An Office Is Wherever We Decide It IsA new book chronicles employers’, architects’, and employees’ relentless reinvention of the workplace.
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    Walkable City’s Jeff Speck Knows There Are Worse Things Than Crawling TrafficTen years on, he reflects on pipe dreams turned real (like California’s ADU boom) and not (like truly safe streets).
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    Can the Hochul-Adams New New York Actually Happen?The Hochul-Adams mission statement is big on sweeping ideas — and way short on explaining how any of this happens.
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    The Upside-Down Building Is No Longer NovelAt Greenpoint’s new Eagle + West, cantilevers are just one more architectural gimmick.
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    New St. Nick: The Glowed-up Greek Church at Ground ZeroThe tiny marble Greek Orthodox church next to the World Trade Center finally opens, 21 years after its predecessor was destroyed.
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    La Guardia Is Kind of RitzySky bridges have become something of a status symbol for airports around the world. La Guardia has two.
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    When Caves Were Avant-Garde ArchitectureAt the Noguchi Museum, the joys (and damp) of living below grade.
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    Out of Horror, Beauty: A Visit to the New Sandy Hook Memorial“It was worth the wait.”
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    Norman Foster’s Skyscrapers Are Perfect for the City That Just DisappearedAn impeccable space for office work arrives with everything—except a guarantee of office work.
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    Keeping It Weird at 550 MadisonThe former AT&T/Sony tower gets a few of its spikier details sanded off but retains a lot of its Johnsonian strangeness.
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    The New Geffen Hall Is Open. How Does It Sound?It’s too early to say. But the inaugural concert today (with two very different types of ensembles) was encouraging.
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    On the Vision — and Limits — of a Century of Grand Urban PlansThe Regional Plan Association marks its birthday with a show in Grand Central Terminal.
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    The Emigrant Becomes a Giant Projector ScreenRestored bank building now holds digitally reproduced gold.
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    Morningside Heights Gets That Much HigherTwo seminary campuses monetize their air.
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    Waterline Square Is Better Than We Had a Right to ExpectThe last piece of Riverside South clicks into place.
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    What to Do With a Crumbling ChurchWest Park Presbyterian wants to demolish its deteriorating landmark building. We asked an architecture firm for a plan to keep it standing.
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    The Morgan Library’s Gilded Age Garden Gets a Glow-upA restoration that looks as rich as it should.
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    Two Upscale Developments Offer Two Divergent Futures for the South BronxBrookfield’s Bankside looks to Manhattan; the all-affordable Peninsula aims to raise the standard for locals.
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    What’s a Bicycle For?A new book digs into our ambivalent relationship with life on two wheels.
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    The 18th Century’s Surround-Sound MachineInside the organ at St. Bartholomew’s.
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    Finding a Future for Ukraine’s Destroyed CitiesThe country’s planners want to reclaim its independent identity and plan for life after Russian oil.
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    An Exhibit Imagines How Design Can Reconnect CommunitiesIf only it weren’t illegal.
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    Lincoln Center Resets Itself as a Cultural Town Square for SpringQuinceañeras, dance parties, and underground jazz will animate the plaza, but will that energy extend past Labor Day?
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    Is There Still an Architectural Avant-Garde?If there is, it won’t look like a Zaha Hadid swoop.
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    The Museum of Natural History’s New Addition Is a Giant Concrete MarshmallowStudio Gang’s design aims to bring the museum into the urgent present.
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    What Will It Take for Architects to Stop Working With Autocrats?Designers have long relied on a catalogue of excuses to work with questionable clients. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
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    Pritzker Winner Francis Keré’s Small Buildings Have Things to Teach Big CitiesA lesson from the Pritzker-winning architect: Don’t overlook local materials, no matter how low-tech.
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    Can Better Design Redeem the Cruise Ship?Our architecture critic goes to sea.
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    The Start-up Aesthetic Defines New York’s Two New Ivy CampusesThey say they want to engage the community, but that outreach is self-limiting.
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    The Concrete Innovators of Delhi and DhakaA MoMA show devoted to the inventive post-partition architecture of South Asia.
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    La Guardia Airport Is No Longer a HellscapeThe new Terminal B: not bad at all!
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    Most Green Buildings Aren’t Even Close to Being Carbon-Neutral — YetWith a few exceptions, their claims — at least so far — are built on fuzzy math and borrowing against the future.
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    Hochul’s Penn Station Plan Is the Worst Kind of Urban RenewalDid we learn nothing from tearing the guts out of city after city in the 1960s?
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    The Battery Maritime Building Is Beautiful, But It’s No Longer OursA gracious public structure taken mostly private.
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    Frank Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial in D.C. Is a Huge AnticlimaxIt somehow tells us less about Ike than it intends to.
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    A Rare Feat: A Tower by a Major Architect That Doesn’t Fight With Its NeighborsAt the corner where J&R Music and Computer World once stood, the condo building by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners is confident but not loud.
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    Is This Really the Best 79th Street Dock House We Can Get?Renderings show a boxy institutional structure that could be almost anywhere. Surely we can do better.
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    Concrete Doesn’t Have to Be an Ecological NightmareNew technologies may drastically reduce its huge carbon footprint.
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    Why Do New Buildings Look So Basic?We can embrace ornamentation in architecture without returning to the past.
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    A New Arts Compound in East Williamsburg That Draws You InThe Amant arts center faces the city with severity but aims to cosset visitors.
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    To Stop Flooding, New York Needs Spongy StreetsThe city does the equivalent of mopping up an overflowing toilet with a rock. We have alternatives, and should use them.
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    MoMA’s ‘Automania’: Car Culture, Minus the CultureA show that doesn’t get much past the chrome and glossy paint.
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    La Central May Be the Best Affordable Housing Your Taxes Can BuyAnd that’s a problem.
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    The American Dream Mall Is Ridiculous Yet Not Ridiculous EnoughThey’ve stripped the dazzle paint from Xanadu.
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    A Slice of the SkyThe supertall 111 West 57th is what the ruling class builds for itself.
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    Look! Books! The Tired Old Mid-Manhattan Library Gets a Sharp New RenovationAn understated top-to-bottom rehab puts open access — and open books — front and center (and a café on the roof).
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    Little Island Won Me OverThe tiny public-but-private garden squeezes in a multitude of experiences.
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