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Bathhouse Flatiron Buzzes With a Nocturnal Allure

Manhattan gains a wellness destination that mixes the vibrant socializing of traditional bathhouses

Marcus Samuelsson and David Rockwell Debut a Dramatic Dining Room

The megawatt chef and prolific interior architect find harmony in Metropolis, a theatrical new...

New York City Welcomes a Performing Arts Center at Ground Zero

At the $500 million Perelman Performing Arts Center, the minds behind it sketch a hopeful future...

David Rockwell Brings the Spirit of Broadway to the Civilian Hotel

After a prolific career in both stage and hospitality design, the architect's two worlds collide at

In Shop Windows, David Rockwell Imagines the “Seven Deadly Sins”

The architect and scenic designer lends his Tony Award–winning talents to envision sets for...

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The Standout Cultural Institution Debuts of 2019

A museum inspired by a desert rose in Doha, a Canadian library festooned with curvaceous red cedar,

Rockwell Group Blankets the National Building Museum in Greenery

The New York–based firm, helmed by multihyphenate architect David Rockwell, has unveiled an...

David Rockwell Wants to Tell You a Story

The multihyphenate architect has masterminded airport terminals, world-class hotels, and Tony...

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First Look: At Moxy Hotels’s Third New York Outpost, a More Grown-Up Feel

Yes, there are bunkbed rooms but the newest iteration forgoes the cheeky amusement park overtones...

David Rockwell Makes a Big Impact on Broadway’s Smallest Theater

A look inside the newly-renovated Helen Hayes Theater.

David Rockwell’s Latest Lobby Design Sits on a Stage

A look at the architect’s set for the new play Lobby Hero, starring Michael Cera and Chris

How Apple Inc. Is Like a Classic American Diner

David Rockwell believes that 20th-century diners largely embodied the U.S.’s interest in...

Ian Schrager’s Massive Appeal

In partnership with Marriott, the hotel guru propels his largest undertaking forward.