Transportation Strides Made at New York's World's Fairs
- Matthew Silva’s documentary on New York's World's Fair Pavilion is focused on getting a forgotten modernist structure restored.
- Much like his contemporary Balthazar Korab (whose work is featured in the current issue of Dwell), Ezra Stoller's iconic images of post-war America depict the evolution of the Modernist movement.
- This godfather of industrial design streamlined the look of midcentury America.
- As commissions for new furniture and lighting roll in, third-generation designer Brad Ascalon carries on the family tradition.
New York City has the slowest bus system in the country. Getting it to move faster requires re-imagining how buses operate in the city. Explore the options being piloted in New York, as well as successful Bus Rapid Transit models around the world, in a discussion moderated by Aaron Naparstek, editor-in-chief of Streetsblog. He will be joined by Joan Byron of the Pratt Center for Community Development and co-founder of COMMUTE; Gene Russianoff, staff attorney for the NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign; and Bruce Schaller, Deputy Commissioner for Planning and Sustainability at the New York City Department of Transportation.
- These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.
- MUJI, the Japanese brand famous for being tastefully brandless, will soon open a retail shop in JetBlue's new Terminal 5 at New York's JFK airport.
- Twenty-nine years after Robert Moses’s death, the mixed legacy of New York’s über–urban planner remains inescapable.