The largest riot in American history happened in New York City. The streets of Manhattan erupted in violence when more than 50,000 people rioted for four days, resulting in over 100 dead, thousands injured, and no fewer than 50 buildings burned to the ground.
Much of the architecture of today is disconnected from its past. The mental climate has changed: the dollar dictates design decisions and craft is substituted with functionality. And functionalism alone is not prone to producing great architecture, for it diminishes the choice of form and material and tends to disregard the obvious truth, that ...more
“I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.” --Steve Martin
Why do we care so much about who puts what into whom? It’s silly, really, but the salacious stories and our preoccupations with them just won’t go away.
In chronological order, following are some of Manhattan’s ...more
In Manhattan, average monthly fees for co-op apartments are $1.68 per square foot, while condos charge $1.57 a square foot on average, according to the latest data from Miller Samuel.
Mind you, this is just an average—monthly charges can vary greatly depending upon the property type, amenities, taxes, insurance and financial condition ...more
Scattered throughout the cityscape, street art imparts uncensored urban expression. With a play of images and words in inventive manifestations, the creative forms of statements provide messages and tell stories constructing and altering public spaces and the way they are seen.
The Top 10 residential buildings in the West Village are rated by the apartment finishes and layouts, building amenities, esthetics, location, and desireability based on the price per square foot that buyers are willing to pay.
Amusing trivia providing colorful anecdotes of the lives of New York City's most famous and interesting residents.
While in my Greenwich Village apartment, I destroyed one of my brother’s paintings with an ax and then shredded dozens my own paintings with a kitchen knife and tossed the remnants out the window. Who am I?