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Weekend Edition: Billionaires revolt, Jeanne Gang goes to Toronto, and more from this week in architecture news

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Aerial rendering of The HUB in Toronto (Courtesy Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners)
Aerial rendering of The HUB in Toronto (Courtesy Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners)

Missed some of our articles, tweets, or Facebook posts from the last few days? Don’t sweat it—we’ve gathered the week’s must-read stories right here. Enjoy!

The West 58th Street Coalition protesting (Courtesy New York Daily News)

Billionaires’ Row residents sue New York City over proposed homeless shelter

The West 58th Street Coalition, which represents the homeowners, renters, and business owners in the area, filed a lawsuit aiming to stop the old Park Savoy Hotel at 158 West 58th Street from being converted into a shelter for 140 men.

Aerial photo of the New Jersey coast the day after Hurricane Sandy in 2012 (DVIDSHUB/Flickr)

Army Corps of Engineers proposes swinging sea gates for New York Harbor

After Hurricane Sandy in 2012, New York and New Jersey became acutely aware of their flood risk; now the Army Corps of Engineers has proposed several sea gate and wall solutions.

Rendering of One Delisle from the south (Courtesy Studio Gang)

Jeanne Gang and Renzo Piano are making their mark on Canada with a spate of new projects

With the recent reveal of Studio Gang’s gem-like One Delisle tower in Toronto, AN has pulled out our favorite Canadian projects of the last few months.

Aerial image of Disney’s new Hudson Square neighborhood (Courtesy Hudson Square BID)

Disney plans to build new Hudson Square campus in a $650 million deal

The Walt Disney Company is moving its long-time New York headquarters on the Upper West Side to Hudson Square, a move that solidifies the up-and-coming area’s position as a hub for creative companies.

With Pier 3 now open, Brooklyn Bridge Park is nearing completion after a decade under construction. (Via Curbed)

Pier 3 at Brooklyn Bridge Park is now open, making the parkland 90% complete

The parkland lining Brooklyn’s East River waterfront added five more acres of permanent green space with the opening of Pier 3, which includes an undulating landscape of shrubs and trees.

Enjoy the weather, and see you next week!

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