Masonry

Modern Interpretation

That’s a new building – probably apartments with stores at the first floor – at the foot of Sixth Avenue in Tribeca, where it merges into Church Street. The style may not be to everyone’s taste but it jumped out at me because (a) it’s not another glass curtain wall and (b) some inventiveness was …

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An Ugly Artifact Of Its Time

I wrote about this building more than two years ago, but it caught my eye again recently. The picture above is part of the bottom two floors of a late-80s apartment house. The kindest thing I can say is that the architect tried to do the right thing with the thin-stone-veneer curtain wall, which is …

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