Harlem Renaissance
In her book Parisian Views, critic Shelley Rice hauntingly evokes the dislocating effects that the near-complete reconstruction...
Brooklyn Renaissance
Thanks to a group of young Brooklyn architects, an immigrant neighborhood untouched by gentrification gets low-income housing...
Ralph Walker Renaissance
To Frank Lloyd Wright, Ralph Walker was “the only other honest architect in America,” and to The New York Times, he was the...
East Harlem Green
Another notch in the bedpost of green development: Tapestry, a residential building in East Harlem designed for LEED Silver...
Sustainability Guided Every Decision at this Town House Remodel in Harlem
Actors David Alan Basche and Alysia Reiner rework their Harlem town house with an eco-sensibility and an eye for smarter spaces.
Maria Alejandro: Growing Old Is a Blessing
Maria Alejandro, director of senior services at East Harlem’s Union Settlement, inspires us to see what’s beautiful about aging.
This Century-Old Bungalow Is an Eternal Work-in-Progress
Its true renaissance started 10 years ago with two new, dedicated owners.
A Modern Mountain Lodge That Will Make You Love Winter Like Never Before
The cultural renaissance that continues to thrive in New York’s Hudson Valley extends its reach to the Catskills with an eclectic...
Steel Life
Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's gripping...
Why mid-century modern design is never going out of style
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade or two, really - the mid-century renaissance won’t have escaped you.
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Manhattan
Like many white people of a certain age, I first visited Harlem by mistake.
Mobile Eateries
With street food enjoying a renaissance across the United States, it may no longer be necessary to steer clear of trailer fare.
A Wilder Wallpaper
There's been a wallpaper renaissance in the last few years.
Invincible Cities
The exhibition "Harlem 1970-2009: Photographs by Camilo José Vergara," opens at the New-York Historical Society on April 30, but...
Emeco Debuts Starck 'Broom' Chair
Pennsylvania-based Emeco is known for iterations on one theme: virtually indestructible chairs made from recycled aluminum.
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
New Modern Heaven for Sale
Downtown LA’s first luxury residences in nearly a decade.
A brief history of velvet
'One of the richest fabrics known to man, velvet is today more in fashion than ever before...