The City Planning Department has floated a sweeping proposal that combines swollen ambitions for the skyline with puny civic aspirations.
But it looks a little robotic.
It's armored in scales of rusted steel, yet somehow it’s more alluring than fearsome.
Three students have jumped to their deaths since 2003.
Spoiler alert: It didn't work.
How the park's planners learned what worked.
There's a fight over the antenna.
Architect Thom Mayne looks to weave Roosevelt Island into the heart of the city.
The planned completion of a park that has become a metaphor for New York's evolution from a place of weeds and rusting iron into a sanctuary of hip.
Is David Koch's money good enough for the Met?
The mayor hopes for ten more before his term is up, but he might be overpromising.
More parking spaces to come.
But have they gone too far?
The building being replaced “recalls not only mid-19th century New York City, but also 16th-century Rome and Florence."
Trump buildings are ugly, too!
With commentary by 'New York' architecture critic Justin Davidson.
It has taken Frank Gehry a few decades of missteps and misfortune, but he's finally leaving his mark on New York's skyline.
And the results are amazing.