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Building of the Day: Gould Memorial Library

This is the twenty-third in a series of guests posts that feature Archtober Building of the Day tours! Standing on the highest natural point in all of the Bronx, Bronx Community College boasts the building known as architect Stanford White’s shining achievement—the Gould Memorial Library. Inspired by Thomas Jefferson’s University…
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Building of the Day: The Met Breuer

This is the twenty-second in a series of guests posts that feature Archtober Building of the Day tours! With only six days left in the month, the Archtober 2016 Building of the Day tours are sadly coming to a close. We've seen a variety of new and innovative spaces mixed…
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Building of the Day: Zaha Hadid’s 520 West 28th Street

This is the twenty-first in a series of guests posts that feature Archtober Building of the Day tours! The architecture buffs of Archtober got a special hard-hat tour this afternoon of one of New York’s most highly anticipated new constructions: 520 West 28th Street. The project is the first building…
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Building of the Day: Lever House

This is the twentieth in a series of guests posts that feature Archtober Building of the Day tours! Standing street level at the corner of 53rd and Park Avenue among the towering steel and glass office buildings packed together creating the dense built environment…
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Building of the Day: Industry City

This is the nineteenth in a series of guests posts that feature Archtober Building of the Day tours! Industry City 220 36th Street Brooklyn, NY Architect: William Higginson (1906) One of Industry City’s primary goals is to connect businesses and…
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Building of the Day: Center for Remembering and Sharing

This is the seventeenth in a series of guests posts that feature Archtober Building of the Day tours! The Center for Remembering and Sharing (CRS) first approached Masa Sono and Clouds Architecture Office about redesigning their studio after seeing the firm’s work at the St. Marks’s Bookstore, a 2015 AIANY…
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Building of the Day: St. Patrick’s Cathedral

This is the sixteenth in a series of guests posts that feature Archtober Building of the Day tours! When Sarah Rosenblatt of Murphy Burnham & Buttrick (MBB) and Ricardo Viera of Building Conservation Associates, Inc. (BCA) say that they touched every square inch of St. Patrick’s Cathedral during its three-year…
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Building of the Day: PS7’s Edible School Yard

This is the fifteenth in a series of guests posts that feature Archtober Building of the Day tours! Today’s Building of the Day introduced us to the world of urban farming at the Edible School Yard, located at PS7 in East Harlem. As WORKac’s Sam Dufaux explained, the project began…
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Building of the Day: St. Ann’s Warehouse

This is the thirteenth in a series of guests posts that feature Archtober Building of the Day tours! We’re at the halfway point of Archtober and today’s Building of the Day tour brought us to Brooklyn to tour Marvel Architects’ AIANY Design Award-winning St. Ann’s Warehouse. We met our tour…
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Building of the Day: Horizon Media

This is the eleventh in a series of guests posts that feature Archtober Building of the Day tours! Horizon Media 75 Varick Street New York, NY This afternoon, we set our sights on Horizon Media, the fastest growing, privately owned media company in the United States. In 2010, it began…