Weekly Highlights

Weekly Highlights

Weekly Highlights: Top Picks from the 6sqft Staff

By Dana Schulz, Sat, October 18, 2014

Barbarian Group Desk by Clive Wilkinson

Images: Superdesk via Clive Wilkinson and the Barbarian Group (L); Bed Stuy via rutlo cc

Weekly Highlights

Weekly Highlights: Top Picks from the 6sqft Staff

By Dana Schulz, Sat, September 20, 2014

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  • The East River Skyway is revealed, and it could bring commuters from Brooklyn to Manhattan in under four minutes. Could it be the solution for increasing public transportation congestion?
  • We talk to architect Adam Kushner about building the world’s first 3D-printed estate.
  • See how a former Tribeca automotive garage was transformed into a space for living, art, and commerce.
  • Sunset Park is not on its way to becoming the next hip NYC residential neighborhood–and that’s a good thing. Explore how creativity and commerce are transforming this Waterfront neighborhood.
  • We map the evolution of the Lower East Side through a Jewish lens.

Weekly Highlights

Weekly Highlights: Top Picks from the 6sqft Staff

By Dana Schulz, Sat, September 13, 2014

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  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art unveils its dramatically redesigned plaza, complete with fountains, alleys of trees, new paving, and red, angular canopies over seating benches.
  • Actress Kirsten Dunst and former Nets coach Jason Kidd both put their their apartments on the rental market.
  • Take a deep breathe cheesecake lovers, Junior’s isn’t going anywhere.
  • We talk to Mac Sillick and Sandy Hall of Black Tree, the LES ‘farm to sandwich’ favorite. And they’re offering one lucky reader drinks for two at the bar.
  • Bromley Caldari Architects’ A-Frame Re-Think Is A-OK on the Shores of Fire Island.
  • Ritzier North Williamsburg always gets all the attention, but the once-grittier-but-now-gentrifying South Williamsburg neighborhood is seeing a major rise in new amenity-filled developments.

Weekly Highlights

Weekly Highlights: Top Picks From the 6sqft Staff

By Dana Schulz, Sat, August 30, 2014

Kenig Residence - SLADE Architecture
  • From failed suicide attempts to accidental plane crashes, we uncover the wild and dark history of the Empire State Building.
  • Is Ridgewood NYC’s “next big thing?” We take a look at the rise of the Queens neighborhood.
  • You know those weird outcrops, stairs, doors and out of place architectural adornments that just have us going “huhh??” Turns out, they have a name–Thomassons.
  • Possibly preparing for a move to Soho, Adam Levine’s wife Behati Prinsloo sells her Alphabet City pad for $1.65 million. Julia Stiles, Meg Ryan, Saul Rubinek, and Rihanna also make real estate headlines.
  • From Broadway to Brokerage: Tom Postilio & Mickey Conlon of CORE talk to 6sqft about the similarities of show biz and real estate.
  • Slade Architecture renovated a Brooklyn brownstone for the former co-owner of Ricky’s NYC, and its highlight is a giant magnetic wall.

Images: Magnetic wall © Slade Architecture (left); Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon © CORE (right)