New York Architecture and Design

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A Fashion Stylist Gave This Brooklyn Duplex a Serious Makeover—Now it’s Asking $5M
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.
- 9 months ago
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.
Celebrity Designers Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent List Their NYC Pad For $800K
Celebrity Designers Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent List Their NYC Pad For $800K
The airy apartment can even be purchased fully furnished, styled by the designers themselves.
- 9 months ago
Residences in Álvaro Siza’s First U.S. Building Have Officially Hit the Market
Clad in limestone, 611 West 56th Street in New York City is the Pritzker laureate’s first project in the U.S.
Meryl Streep Lists Her Terrace-Wrapped TriBeCa Penthouse For $18M
The Oscar-winning residence occupies a full floor of the River Lofts, a building by National Design Award–winning Tsao & McKown architects.
Peek Inside NYC's Most Expensive Home on the Market
Offered at $98,000,000, 'Le Penthouse' spans over 19,000 square feet across five full floors.
A 19th-Century Apartment in Manhattan Gets a Kid-Friendly Upgrade
Built in 1885, this Midtown residence has been restored and revitalized with dashes of color and whimsical, kid-oriented spaces.
A Stylishly Renovated 19th-Century Brooklyn Row House Lists For $3.2M
The 6-bedroom home was built in 1899 by prominent architect Axel Hedman, while the recent restorations were led by designer duo, Dahill Bunce.
A Timeworn Brownstone in Brooklyn Becomes a Growing Family’s Sanctuary
After a top-to-bottom renovation and a two-story extension, garden views now fill this 19th-century home in Fort Greene.
Spend the Night in a Swank, Modular Hotel Room on Governors Island
Spend the Night in a Swank, Modular Hotel Room on Governors Island
The compact Outlook Shelter, from Collective Retreats, debuts in the shadow of the New York skyline.
- 10 months ago
Alexander Girard’s Short-Lived Textiles & Objects Shop Was a Joyful Experiment Far Ahead of its Time
In 1961, Herman Miller and Alexander Girard opened the Textiles & Objects Shop in New York, selling the preeminent designer’s exuberant fabrics and a handpicked selection of folk...
A Hidden Mezzanine Keeps This Narrow SoHo Loft Looking Crisp
The undulating walls of this light-filled loft reference the building’s past life as a silk warehouse.
Coney Island’s Newest Hotel Is a Miniature Mansion Made of Sand
Booking.com just opened reservations for the “Sand”-sion—a life-size sandcastle in the midst of all the fun at Coney Island’s Luna Park.
Shake Shack’s NYC Headquarters Is a Triple-Decker Dripping With Stylish Design
Custom wooden furniture, upscale communal areas, and tucked-away conference spaces form the foundation for the fast food empire’s 12,000-square-foot domain.
A Zaha Hadid–Designed NYC Penthouse Lists For a Staggering $48.8M
Featuring the famed architect's signature curves, this three-story New York City condo offers 11,121 square feet of living space.
The Manhattan Home of Late Fashion Maven Kate Spade Lists For $6.35M
Overlooking Park Avenue, the prewar 3,025-square-foot corner apartment features three bedrooms, five full baths, and a striking octagonal foyer.
A Major Renovation Opens Up a Brooklyn Loft Apartment
A tech executive overhauls a loft duplex in a turn-of-the-century former paper factory in Brooklyn.
Cameron Diaz’s Former West Village Condo Lists For $4M
The stylish two-bedroom prewar abode features striking interiors designed by Kelly Wearstler—and it once graced the cover of Elle Decor.
A Handsome, Hexagonal Home by Frank Lloyd Wright Wants $1.2M
About an hour’s drive from New York City, the Stuart Richardson House is a Usonian treasure with a hexagonal motif.
Live Large in the Notorious B.I.G.’s Childhood Home For $4K a Month
The legendary late rapper’s Brooklyn condo, which he once called his “one-room shack,” is available to rent starting July 1, 2019.
Before & After: An Italianate-Style Brownstone in Brooklyn Rises Above Years of Ad-Hoc Remodels
Urban Pioneering Architecture strategically preserves the historic details of this Clinton Hill row house while creating a garden-level apartment and a top-floor guest suite.
This Brooklyn Loft Keeps 2,500 Books Tidy With Angled Shelves
Set at a 45-degree angle, the staggered shelves in Publisher’s Loft create a colorful, three-dimensional motif while maximizing storage.
Snag This Chic Micro-Flat in Brooklyn For $339K
Just a short stroll from Prospect Park, this newly revamped studio comes with a Murphy bed and a full bath.
A Giant Golden Cube Hides the Bedroom in This Tiny Jewel Box Apartment
In Greenwich Village, Messana O’Rorke uses a minimalist yet luxe material palette to give a compact studio apartment the illusion of spaciousness.
This Micro-Room Hotel in New York’s Flower Market Channels a Decadent Garden of Eden
With rates starting at $159 a night, Moxy Chelsea offers young jet-setters an affordable stay with a big personality.
An 11-Foot-Wide Row House in Brooklyn Grows Up to Make Room For a Young Family
Architect Aniket Shahane of Office of Architecture recasts his two-story home as a four-story scheme to keep up with the family’s two growing children.
Studio Gang’s Expansion of the American Museum of Natural History Looks Like a Sci-Fi Landscape
Construction on the cavernous, concrete Gilder Center will start on June 12.
Can Landscape Design Humanize New York's Hudson Yards?
Landscape architect Thomas Woltz is lending a human scale to the Manhattan megadevelopment.
A Tiny House Made of Sand and Recycled Materials Lands in Times Square
The 176-square-foot home by Fernando Mastrangelo, built entirely from reclaimed materials, warns against climate change.