Monday, November 23, 2015

NYC Architects

Stories about notable NYC Architects past and present that have shaped our city.

Stanford White
Treasures of New York: Stanford White

Cass Gilbert

Palaces for the People: The Soaring Vaults of Guastavino on Exhibit at Museum of City of New York

Costas Kondylis
Treasures of New York: Building Stories
NY Times: Costas Kondylis

Rafael Vinoli
Robert Moses
The Legacy of Robert Moses
A Conflicted Portrait of Robert Moses,'The Builder for Democracy'
Robert Moses: Long Island's Master Builder

Commentary on Architecture
42 Star Projects Transforming Architecture in New York City
Too Rich, Too Thin, Too Tall?
Architecture in the Age of Gehry

Development Stories

Video stories about development and construction, see what it takes to build tall:

New York City MegaCities
Amazing Secrets about New York City - Full Documentary
Bridges Of New York City
Treasures of New York: Hearst Tower
Ultimate Skyscraper NYC Megastructures National Geographic Documentary

Super Skyscrapers the Billionaire Building
One World Trade Center • Super Skyscrapers
Super Skyscrapers - The Leadenhall Building, London 2014
Vintage Manhattan Skyline

NYC Subways

NYC subways opened October 27, 1904.  Below are some articles and videos about the NYC subway.  Scheduled to open by  December of 2016, the Second Avenue subway is running into some rough spots and delays. 
New York City Subway Opens
New York City Subways
New York City Transit - History and Chronology
Build It Bigger: Rebuilding New York City's Subway
16 things you didn’t know about the NYC subway
New York Subway 1905

New Subway Line Is Chugging Along

Good and Bad News on Second Avenue Subway

Inside New York City's East Side Access, the biggest transportation project in America

The Launch Box

Baby, Baby, Where Did Our Love (or Second Avenue Subway Money) Go?

Why New York Subway Lines Are Missing Countdown Clocks
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