Architecture

Proving Grounds: On the World Trade Center

Proving Grounds: On the World Trade Center Proving Grounds: On the World Trade Center

How the World Trade Center turned Manhattan into a planned community.

Sep 21, 2011 / Books & the Arts / Alyssa Katz

Living for the City Living for the City

There's more to the legend of Jane Jacobs than her showdown with Robert Moses.  

Mar 18, 2010 / Books & the Arts / Samuel Zipp

Map to Ground Zero Map to Ground Zero

The footprints of clashing interests.

Sep 5, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Philip Nobel

A Green Ground Zero A Green Ground Zero

The debate over how to redevelop the World Trade Center site has revolved around several key concerns: the commercial interests of the real estate industry, the public's desire...

Sep 5, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Amanda Griscom and Will Dana

Mourning and Modernism After 9/11 Mourning and Modernism After 9/11

Can function follow form?

Sep 5, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Casey Nelson Blake

Save the Mall Save the Mall

On Veterans Day, November 11, Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt will appear on the Mall at a spot between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial to break ground for the ...

Oct 26, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Jon Wiener

A City Made of Waste A City Made of Waste

Across the border from San Diego in Tijuana, a spontaneous urban space is taking shape off the radar of city planners, as an affluent city sheds its aging houses and its pieces are...

Jan 29, 2009 / Books & the Arts / Teddy Cruz

An Unmonumental Grimace An Unmonumental Grimace

Taking stock of the new New Museum.

Jan 29, 2008 / Books & the Arts / Barry Schwabsky

Tilted Ash Tilted Ash

A retrospective exhibition of Martin Puryear's sculptures reinvents MoMA's signature atrium space as a site for spiritual longing.

Dec 13, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Arthur C. Danto

Art Matters Art Matters

Michael Rakowitz talks about his art, the possibility of public space and the Iraq War.

Sep 19, 2007 / Books & the Arts / Benjamin Tiven

x