New York Architecture and Design

Browse Dwell stories about modern homes, design, and architecture in and around New York, NY.

Before & After: A Gut Reno Restores Gatsby Glamour to This Art Deco Brooklyn Loft
Before & After: A Gut Reno Restores Gatsby Glamour to This Art Deco Brooklyn Loft
FIG Interior Design and JAM Architecture team up to fill a lackluster unit with sweeping curves and luxe finishes that honor the building’s historic Art Deco exterior.
- a month ago
A Radiant Renovation Brightens Up a Dark Brooklyn Brownstone
VonDalwig Architecture fills a lower-level Brooklyn residence with light and garden views.
An Interior Designer’s Picture-Perfect Brooklyn Apartment Lists for $2.5M
Every detail has been carefully considered in this three-bedroom home—and it comes complete with a bonus rooftop garden.
Moby’s Former Penthouse in Manhattan’s Iconic El Dorado Co-Op Lists for $5.8M
Moby’s Former Penthouse in Manhattan’s Iconic El Dorado Co-Op Lists for $5.8M
Located in one of the building's two iconic towers, this coveted four-level unit offers a top-floor library, not to mention sweeping views of the city.
- a month ago
Singer Nate Ruess and Fashion Designer Charlotte Ronson List Their Swoon-Worthy NYC Pad for $3.85M
Designers Paul Fortune and Gachot Studios reimagined the 2,500-square-foot home in 2017.
Before & After: A Brooklyn Townhouse Is Adeptly Reorganized for its Extroverted-Introvert Owner
A thoughtful new floor plan fluidly accommodates a wide range of activities, from the super social to the need to nest, in a 1,500-square-foot space.
Jennifer Connelly’s Former Park Slope Mansion Hits the Market
Listed at $12.9M, 17 Prospect Park West is the third most expensive residential listing in Brooklyn.
Anne Hathaway Bids Her Posh NYC Penthouse Adieu
Occupying the fifth floor of a Neo-Georgian mansion on the Upper West Side, the gracefully renovated property is currently listed for $3,495,000.
My House: Cookbook Author Jessie Sheehan’s Convivial Brooklyn Townhouse
The baker and food writer invites us into her Red Hook home, where the kitchen is the main attraction.
Actor Hilary Swank’s Former Greenwich Village Townhouse Hits the Market at $11M
Set on a historic tree-lined street, the swanky abode boasts a master suite that takes up an entire floor.
An Airy Brooklyn Loft With 19th-Century Charm Hits the Market at $2.6M
An Airy Brooklyn Loft With 19th-Century Charm Hits the Market at $2.6M
Nine-foot windows usher in natural light while framing up-close views of the Brooklyn Bridge.
- 4 months ago
Take a Peek Inside Actor Jennifer Lawrence’s Dazzling Manhattan Penthouse
Currently listed for $12M, the luxe three-bedroom apartment offers panoramic views of the city that never sleeps.
The Frank Lloyd Wright–Inspired Home in “Mrs. Maisel” Is a Stunner—and it’s for Sale
In season three of the hit series, a coy Lenny Bruce invites Midge to “a work thing.” The backdrop? A luxurious Frank Lloyd Wright–inspired estate that’s now on the market.
Two Designers Bring California Calm to a West Village Apartment
When Becky and Jake Shea of Becky Shea Design were tasked with giving a nondescript “white box” personality, they looked to blend California cool with New York City edge.
Before & After: A New York City Apartment Goes From Dark and Cramped to Daring and Capacious
A bold renovation turns an outdated apartment in Manhattan into a light and bright home.
Cult Gym Equinox Debuts an Elite Coworking Hub at Hudson Yards
Overlooking the Vessel, Industrious at Equinox touts world-class amenities and luxe design, but membership comes at a prohibitive premium.
Before & After: A Disjointed Loft in Brooklyn Now Luxuriates in the View
Previously suffering from a choppy floor plan, this newly aligned loft in Dumbo marries spectacular views with sensuous finishes.
Let This Jewel-Toned Bathroom Complete With Jungle Animals Be the Design Inspiration You Need
Seeking a way to embrace a saturated palette, designers Britt and Damian Zunino created a vintage-inspired design that’s a calling card for colorful bathrooms.
Musician Norah Jones Lists Her Radiant Cobble Hill Home for $8M
After purchasing the row house in 2009, the nine-time Grammy winner treated it to several upgrades, including an unconventional backyard pool.
Late Architect I.M. Pei’s Manhattan Townhouse Lists for $8M
The Pritzker Prize winner (whose work includes the Louvre Pyramid in Paris) purchased the historic home more than 45 years ago.
Elaine’s Townhouse From “Seinfeld” Wants $8.65M
The stately, 179-year-old townhouse in Chelsea played Elaine Benes’s residence on the ’90s show.
Before & After: A Converted Office in NYC Ditches Bland Interiors for Brick and Steel
StudioKCA turns a nondescript office in the Financial District into an open home for a young family with views of the historic surroundings.
The Last DUMBO Loft Conversion Offers Luxe Living for $1.4M
168 Plymouth Street transforms a 19th-century factory and its 20th-century addition into 46 condominiums that offer the best in 21st-century living.
Fashion Designer Philip Lim’s NYC Loft Is a Book-Filled Oasis
Floor-to-ceiling bookcases are the backbone of Philip Lim’s apartment—and the titles are organized via photographic memory.
A Glass Walkway Bridges Classic and Contemporary Style in This New Jersey Home
Messana O’Rorke’s renovation of a suburban Colonial includes a boxy, cedar-clad addition and a show-stopping glass bridge.
Before & After: A Cramped Pre-War Apartment in Manhattan Gets a Glowing Makeover
Format Architecture Office brings sorely needed light and storage into a Gothic Revival co-op on Riverside Drive.
Bette Midler’s NYC Triplex Penthouse Hits the Market at $50M
Just wait until you see the postcard-worthy views of the Central Park Reservoir.
A Fashion Stylist Gave This Brooklyn Duplex a Serious Makeover—Now it’s Asking $5M
Once a sea captain’s residence in the 1850s, Katie Mossman’s Greenpoint address comes with two units and a detached studio.
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s Former SoHo Pad Lists for $4.7M
The minimalist space consists of two corner units designed by famed Italian architect and designer Claudio Silvestrin.
Five Films We’re Definitely Going to See at New York’s Architecture & Design Film Festival
This year’s programming focuses on big classics, but also zooms in on the hard to see.