173–176 Perry Street, Richard Meier & Partners Architects: (2002)
Richard Meier’s ode to transparent city living, the defining trend of the decade.
Bloomberg LP Headquarters (interior), Studios Architecture (2004):
Colorful and caffeinated, this tour de force is a memory of days when new media was new and exciting to the point of exhaustion.
Hearst Tower, Foster + Partners (2006):
The first tall building to start rising after 9/11 proved new ideas can thrive in adversity.
New Museum, Sanaa (2007):
As old neighborhoods were being made over with wholesale indifference, this pointed a way to change without amnesia or sentimentality.
IAC Headquarters, Gehry Partners (2007):
With his billowing masterpiece, Frank Gehry forever changed Manhattan’s rigid conception of an office building.