Daily Link Fix

  • The most expensive tourist attractions in NYC. Just another reason not to bring your out-of-town guests there. [Mashable]
  • Life-saving and super cool LED turn signal cycling gloves beat those hand signals (that no one ever uses anyway!) any day. [Boing Boing]
  • Though promised to be open to the public, the Vito Schnabel art gallery ended up not letting regular Joes just stroll into the very mysterious 190 Bowery. You can RSVP to try to get your foot in the door though. [Bowery Boogie]
  • The depressing and barren passageway that connects Broadway and St. Nicholas Avenue at the 191st Street station in Washington Heights is getting a makeover thanks to murals from Queen Andrea, Cope2 and more. [Gothamist]
  • Perkins+Will have come up with four ways that cold-climate cities like Buffalo can make the most of their waterfronts. [ArchDaily]

Image: 190 Bowery

Midtown, New Developments

perkins will 700 foot 37th street tower

There’s a new 65-story pencil-thin tower coming to 37th Street slated to rise 700 feet into the sky. Perkins+Will publicly announced the building in a press release today, which came alongside news they had won the MIPIM Architectural Review Future Projects Award for the unbuilt tower at the annual MIPIM real estate gathering in Cannes, France. The press release described the new skyscraper as a structure “emerging from its shimmering, angled curtain wall…organized with five clusters of shared amenity and park spaces for residents to enjoy, at specific intervals along the tower’s rise.”

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