John Wagner has spent 3 years drawing an the Manhattan skyline from both the East River view and the Hudson River view. Both go from Battery Park up to 96th Street. The illustrations are phenomenal. The design is also informational -500 of the most prominent buildings are called out and described by name, date, dimensions, and architect. More information and ordering instructions can be found at grandscapes.biz
Rocio Romero: LV Series
by Doug Black
It's an all-too-common complaint that modern prefabricated homes don't fit the utilitarian or economical requirements of the average Joe. Fortunately, these Joes have a sympathetic ear with Rocio Romero. The Missouri-based architect built...
by Josh Spear
Elliot Golden is an East Village, NYC based illustrator with great work and international recognition. He sees illustration as a balance between concept and aesthetic. His illustrations begin as acrylic painting and then he finishes them digitally...
by CH Contributor
by Andi Teran The typical architecture firm would never tell a client, â€œWe donâ€™t know what weâ€™re doing,â€ or describe its method as â€œDEEP PLAYâ€...
Word of Mouth: Buffalo, New York
Western New York's hub of art, culture and iconic food—and surprising architectural gems
by David Graver
One of the great joys of the vastness of the United States (and even New York state itself) is the vibrant local pockets of distinct culture. During the summer months, many New Yorkers' minds trail to the Hamptons or the Hudson Valley—well-branded...
Illustrator Christopher Neal
by Lost At E Minor
We asked New York illustrator Christopher Neal about the inspirations behind his work. Each job is different. Sometimes looking through old books and artist monographs will spark something. Other times, its just putting pen to paper until I get an...
You Are Here: Mapping The Pyschogeography of NYC
The neurotic nuances of New Yorkers in a series of interpretive maps
by Jasmine Kounang
New Yorkers' famously overwrought personalities take center stage in the new exhibit You Are Here: Mapping The Pyschogeography of New York City, guest-curated by "The Map as Art" author Katharine Harmon. Currently on display at the Pratt Manhattan...
Sophie Blackall: Missed Connections
by Karen Day
Chance encounters, momentary glimmers of hope for a new friend or lover—Sophie Blackall's blog Missed Connections illustrates the random interactions had by strangers and their quest to reconnect via Craisglist New York City. Originally...
Laurie Rosenwald: And to Name but Just a Few
by Wendy Dembo
Multifaceted New York-based designer Laurie Rosenwald is one of my favorites—her illustrations and graphic design has appeared in the New Yorker, The New York Times and almost everywhere else. She teaches a great workshop on creativity called...
by Doug Black
There hasn't been a period of such a fervent excitement about Brooklyn homes since the advent of the brownstone more than 150 years ago. In Brooklyn Modern", Diana Lind examines this architecture and interior design boom through 18 particularly...
Highline Design Finalists
by Josh Rubin
The Highline is an elevated rail along a portion of 10th Avenue in NYC. It was built in the 1930s and closed in 1980. Now, thanks to Friends of the Highline, the remaining elevated tracks are being converted to a park. Four finalists have been chosen...
Kelly Gorham: The Stones Have Memories
by Jacob Resneck
Commemorating the 9 November 2009 unifying of Berlin, photojournalist Kelly Gorham's newest show, The Stones Have Memories studies the wall, looking at the structure as a modern architectural ruin. While much of the infamous barrier has since...
The Green Bakery
by Evan Orensten
This new green bakery, said to be the first of its kind, just re-opened (following a brief preview in November it was closed for additional construction) in New York's East Village. All of the materials used in its construction are green, and...