Downtown Manhattan Is the New Frontier of the Car-Free City

Aug 13, 2016
Downtown Manhattan Is the New Frontier of the Car-Free City

© Paul Warchol

“Lower Manhattan’s Financial District—with its pre-car, pre-grid layout of twisting narrow streets—is the natural next frontier for walkers. Data from traffic analytics firm Inrix shows that even on the area’s [...more...]


A Very Tall Rental in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens | NY Times

Aug 12, 2016
A Very Tall Rental in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens | NY Times

The view east from the top floor of the Parkline, which was developed by the Hudson Companies.© Linda Jaquez for The New York Times

Parkline tenants will be able to have barbecues on the tower’s roof, which is equipped with gas grills, while [...more...]


NY Times | Prairie Heals a Verdant Wound at a Former Brooklyn Cemetery

Jul 11, 2016
NY Times | Prairie Heals a Verdant Wound at a Former Brooklyn Cemetery

Josiah Shakir, 12, at the Naval Cemetery Landscape on the eastern edge of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. As many as 2,000 sailors and Marines (and their relatives) were once buried at the site. Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times

“Replanted [...more...]


Vote for Condado Vanderbilt Hotel | Best Historic Hotel

Jul 11, 2016
Vote for Condado Vanderbilt Hotel | Best Historic Hotel

photo courtesy of Condado Vanderbilt Hotel

Condado Vanderbilt Hotel in San Juan, PR, has been chosen by USA Today as one of 10 Best Historic Hotels in the country. The hotel renovation was designed by our San Juan office under the helm of the late [...more...]


Marvel designs nation’s first LGBT housing developments

Jul 7, 2016
Marvel designs nation’s first LGBT housing developments

“LGBT older people face a housing crisis. These groundbreaking developments are an important step toward combating that crisis in New York City by providing not only affordable and welcoming housing but also on-site services pioneered [...more...]


NATEAC Panel Session | Monday, July 18 at 9:00am

Jun 27, 2016
NATEAC Panel Session | Monday, July 18 at 9:00am

The Lobby : Public Space, Private Club or Part of the Show? A warm welcome is taken as read; but does your lobby work hard enough for you, your audiences and your artists? Two award-winning theatre architects, Jonathan Marvel and Steve Tompkins [...more...]


Jersey City Opens Berry Lane Park

Jun 26, 2016
Jersey City Opens Berry Lane Park

Jersey City mayor Steve Fulop speaks during the opening of Jersey City’s new $38M park, Berry Lane Park. June 25, 2016. Mak Ojutiku | The Jersey Journal

Mayor Steve Fulop and city officials held a grand opening ceremony Saturday for the [...more...]


Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings: Why a Theater Company Chose Resurrection (Not Demolition)

Jun 23, 2016
Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings: Why a Theater Company Chose Resurrection (Not Demolition)

Opus No.7, Moscow School of Dramatic Art, St. Ann’s Warehouse. Courtesy Charcoalblue and Pavel Antonov.

“For a ruined Civil War–era warehouse in Brooklyn, there may have [...more...]


New Lab Opens at Brooklyn Navy Yard

Jun 22, 2016
New Lab Opens at Brooklyn Navy Yard

New Lab ribbon cutting. (Samantha Deitch / BFA.com)

New Lab Opens at Brooklyn Navy Yard

“First built in 1902 for ship construction, the 250,000-square-foot “Building 128” may be back at the cutting edge of industry. The enormous [...more...]


St. Ann’s Gala 2016

Jun 16, 2016
St. Ann’s Gala 2016

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers remarks at the 2016 St. Ann’s Warehouse Gala on June 15, 2016. (Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office)

The team that built the new St. Ann’s Warehouse was honored Wednesday night at the St. Ann’s [...more...]