#new-york-city Stories

This Menswear Boutique Is a Sunny Blank Slate

Collaborations take center stage at the newly opened Lower East Side storefront of menswear label...

Manhattan Gets a Beach—and an Art History Lesson

With the opening of Gansevoort Peninsula this month, Manhattan has welcomed its first public...

A Photographic Ode to New York’s Vanishing Mom-and-Pop Shops

In their latest book, photographers James and Karla Murray document the independent storefronts...

Penny Williamsburg Buzzes With Local Delights

The buzzy Brooklyn neighborhood’s latest hotel fixture is an ode to everything that makes the...

New Yorkers Hate the We ❤️ NYC Logo

A consortium of business executives and New York City officials tried to modernize Milton...

New York’s Long-Delayed East Side Access Has Arrived

Originally slated for completion in 2009, on a $2.1 billion budget that has since swelled, the...

At the U.S. Open, Serena Williams and Stellar Artworks

Thanks to a new partnership between the USTA and the Armory Show, a group of evocative artworks are

Architects Can Do More to Prevent Bird Deaths. Why Aren’t They?

Collisions with glass buildings kill up to one billion migratory birds per year in the United...

After Decades of Planning, Manhattan West Finally Opens

Besides bringing six glassy towers and a public plaza to Midtown, the mixed-use development by...

A Floating Public Pool Is Coming to New York’s East River

Yes, you read that correctly. The city has approved plans for an Olympic-size swimming pool, shaped

Business of Design
Why a New Proposal Might Kill New York’s Hospitality Comeback

A new controversial plan to require approval for every new hotel could endanger the city's...

Business of Design
Will Amazon Take Over Manhattan’s Empty Midtown Offices?

Now that Amazon has reached 2.4 million package deliveries every day, the U.S.’s largest delivery

Business of Design
In 2020, The Lowest Amount of NYC Building Permits Were Filed in Eight Years

Construction in New York City decreased for the fourth straight year in 2020, according to a new...

Business of Design
New York City Renters Owe More Than $1 Billion in Unpaid Rent

As the state amps up vaccination efforts amid the second strain of the Coronavirus, the government...

On The Rise
For This Architectural Curator, Buildings Are Not The Main Event

For Storefront for Art and Architecture executive director José Esparza Chong Cuy, humanity...

Travel Awards
Trending: Daring Bar Design

The best new cocktail spots include a below-earth horticulturist's dream, an eerie moonlight...

These are the Best New Stores and Retail Spaces of 2019

The best new shops of the year include a sophisticated CBD boutique, an epic antiques purveyor in...

Louis Vuitton Brings Virgil Abloh and a Whole Lot of Green to the Lower East Side

The mega-brand's monochrome pop-up offers winks to the old LES.

Opening Shot: The Fat Radish Welcomes a Sister in The South

The NYC farm-to-table favorite has opened a second location, this time under the hot southern sun.

Currently Coveting
Terra Kaffe’s TK-01 With Built-In Grinder is The Coffee Maker for the Post-iPhone World

Design-conscious caffeine addicts take note.

In Nolita, a Pop-Up Opts for Stylish Calm Over Fashion Drama

Practical, balanced, and sharp—the wears of O.N.S Clothing now have a pop-up in New York City's...

OMA’s First Ground-Up Project in New York Links History and Modernity

The L-shaped 121 East 22nd, a new residential building and OMA’s first ground-up project in...

An Hermès West Side Story

New York’s Meatpacking District welcomes the Parisian Brand’s 36th store in the U.S.

Visit This Modular System of Revolving Mirrored Columns

On view at Brooklyn creative space A/D/O by MINI, “Spirit of the City” is a poetic...

Bjarke Ingels Is Reshaping the World As We Know It

Playful designs, a larger-than-life persona, and media maneuvering have propelled the Danish...

Sir David Adjaye Is Spying on You

Not literally, but he did just design a museum to explore sleuthing and the culture that surrounds...

This Legendary Textile Company Is Meeting the Future by Embracing Its Past

Maharam president Tony Manzari talks about textiles, tastemakers, and timing during his tenure at...

Brad Cloepfil Hung Out With Old English Ladies to Design Eleven Madison Park’s New Tableware

The ceramics galleries at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum are like a decorative-arts dream...

Designer of the Day: Alireza Razavi

The architect discusses creating design value, the key moment in a project, and why he collects art

Duccio Grassi Architects Reimagines Max Mara’s Flagship Madison Avenue Boutique

Three years in the making, the redesigned space embraces the brand’s DNA while paying homage to...

Manhattan’s New Home for Sushi Purists

A boutique design studio infuses the Omakase Room by Tatsu with a subtle mix of color, scent, and...

Off White’s New Mercer Street Store Doubles as an Art Gallery

Virgil Abloh's first Stateside store explores his label’s physical identity.

Swizz Beatz: Soul Searching

Grammy Award–winning music producer Swizz Beatz cultivates his art collection from the heart.

L.A.’s Cactus Store Opens a New York Greenhouse

A California shop with a cult following—cofounded by a designer-turned horticulturalist—pops up

Xavier Lust’s Twisted Metal

A New York exhibition proves the Brussels-based designer has carved out a niche with his...

This Pop-Up Bar Revisits the Golden Age of Milan

Jewelry brand Pomellato revives Bar Jamaica, once the city’s creative and social heart.

City of Tomorrow: Real Estate, Architecture, and Design Summit

A New York conference’s inaugural edition gathers top minds in design and building.

A Day in the Life of Yigal Azrouël, Shot on a Leica TL

The fashion designer documents his life in New York City with a Leica TL digital camera as he...

Design Dispatch: Dec. 20, 2016

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

Design Dispatch: Dec. 19, 2016

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

First Look: American Copper Buildings

A duo of angled towers bring architectural excitement to a Manhattan neighborhood.

New York Through the Lens of the Leica Sofort

We shot the city’s architectural gems with the brand’s first instant camera. Here are...

Spencer Finch’s Miniature Woods

The artist brings a scaled-down Redwood Forest to New York City.

Cone Denim Mills Weaves Through Time

Denim label 3x1 collaborated with the textile manufacturer to celebrate Cone Denim Mills's 125th...

AHA Front Brings Life to Dumbo

Online store AHA Life opened its first physical location in the Brooklyn neighborhood and designer...

Studio Visit
There Are No Rules at Kara Mann’s Studio

Interior designer Kara Mann discusses Baker Furniture, an upcoming project in Dubai, and her life...

Sonos Opens an Audiophile Paradise in SoHo

A collection of eclectic listening rooms shows off the sleek sound systems and encourages customers

New York City’s Latest Transplants: Public Wi-Fi Kiosks

Intersection has set out to replace pay phones with Internet hotspots, but are they losing sight of

Sotheby’s Hosts Wyeth 20th Anniversary Design Auction in New York

In addition to it's routine design sale this week, Sotheby's is hosting Wyeth: The Art of Timeless...

Design Dialogues No. 28

Two titans who started in Brooklyn discuss how they teamed up to reshape Lower Manhattan for the...

Urban Space
How Leslie Koch Transformed Governors Island

After 10 years leading the island’s development, Koch prepares her final contribution to the...

Lisson Gallery Opens in New York City

The gallery's fourth location kicks things off with a show from 100-year-old Cuban-American artist...

Cao Fei at MoMA PS1

The Chinese multimedia artist gets her first American museum solo show and a chance to win over new

A Japanese Constellation

MoMA offers a look at contemporary Japanese architecture with a nod to post-earthquake...

The Apartment Opens Second Shoppable Home on Melrose Place

Like its first brick-and-mortar store in New York City, The Apartment by The Line’s new West...

Rosalie Genevro and the Cultural Act of Architecture

Architectural League director Rosalie Genevro shepherds a sound mission.

New Technology Brings Sunlight and Green Space Underground

The Lowline Lab paves the way for a subterranean urban park in New York City.

Deborah Berke’s Clean and Simple Spaces

The New York-based architect and soon-to-be Yale University School of Architecture dean discusses...

1 Hotel’s Second Outpost in New York Fuses Scene and Sustainability Without Being Preachy

For the second outpost of 1 Hotels, the flourishing dynasty of stylish, sustainable properties that

You Won’t Get the Expected Cheap Booze at Manhattan’s Liquorette

The cocktail bar’s forward-thinking beverage program comes with an underground aesthetic.

A Hip New Store Opens in New York’s South Street Seaport

A tourist mecca's new clean-lined boutique is luring New York's design cognoscenti.

Monthly Chefs at the New Chefs Club Treat the Kitchen as a Performance Space

New York City can be viewed as one big rat race, and this is especially so when it comes to its...