Category: New York Times

New York Times
06/23/2017

Model Apartments Where Designers Run Wild

Newly built inventory for sale in New York was up 19.6 percent in the first quarter of 2017, compared with the same period last year, according to the appraisal company Miller Samuel. At the same time, Citi Habitats New Developments expects […]


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New York Times
04/21/2017

A New Look for Building Canopies

If you notice walkers slowing down in front of 41 Park Avenue in Manhattan, and wonder why, just look up. Sheltering the sidewalk is a fabric entrance canopy printed on top and bottom with a graphic treatment by Ara Starck, the Paris-born, New York-based […]


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New York Times
12/07/2016

Designing Luxury Condos, and Operas, Too

On a dreary afternoon in late November, inside a cavernous former shipworks at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Michael Zaragoza was busy dipping shredded burlap sacks into buckets of gritty plaster. He then draped the stiffened sheets over a […]


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New York Times
09/04/2016

Superman’s Building Goes Condo

Reading the ads for the Standish Arms Hotel in Brooklyn Heights that were in newspapers at the turn of the 20th century, you might be forgiven for thinking they were published recently. Like today’s ads for high-end developments in the area, […]


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New York Times
09/03/2014

Transforming, but Not Disrupting

The new building in Dudley Square in Boston doesn’t look like anything else in sight. And yet it fits right in. That’s a good description of the tempered ambition of many American urban projects opening in the coming months: […]


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New York Times
05/27/2014

The 30-Minute Interview - Joe McMillan

Joe McMillan, 42, is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of DDG, an investment, architecture, construction and development firm that focuses mainly on residential and mixed-use projects. Past developments include the 41 Bond […]


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New York Times
10/25/2012

Where Condos Are as Rare as T-Bones

Just five distributors of prime rib and pork chops still stand at the end of West 14th Street, while a decade ago, that number was 75, according to the Meatpacking District Improvement Association, a business group. The area does have […]


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