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Architecture Review

  1. cityscape
    The Shed at Hudson Yards Stays Half-True to Its Radical RootsWhether it busts out of tameness is up to the programmers.
  2. cityscape
    Growing Out of the ’60s: The Ford Foundation Building Gets RenewedPlantings that work, restored mid-century credenzas — and, finally, wheelchair access that’s not through the back.
  3. Nashville Is Supposed to Be the Model Walkable 21st-Century City. Not Quite.A walkable downtown that’s still pretty car-dependent.
  4. Behold the Next New Astor PlaceIt survived riots and punks. How about low-key plazas and cute NYU kids?
  5. Can We Get Development in Bushwick Right?At the Rheingold site, ODA tries to balance the needs and wants of rich and poor alike.
  6. What You’re Really Seeing From the 100th Floor of One World Trade CenterAt the highest high, it’s a great, complicated metropolis. 
  7. The New Whitney Building Is OpenThe architect mistakes virtue for personality.
  8. Who Wants a Supertall Skyline? The Emerging Aesthetic of the 1,000-Foot TowerDozens of supertall buildings are being built or planned. If we avert our gaze, we’ll get a bundle of glass stakes fencing off the air above ­Manhattan.
  9. A Visit to the Top of the World Trade CenterFour World Trade Center is done; One World Trade, nearly so.