In 1966, the opening of Montreal’s rapid transit service was welcomed with a TV show and a song that praised the mayor who helped bring it to life.
A series of modernist transit design gems were discovered last week inside Massimo and Lella Vignelli’s archives.
New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller used the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. to help create a superagency that would transform the state’s cities and suburbs. It didn’t last long.
Harvard’s Mohsen Mostafavi talks about Portman’s America and Other Speculations.
Architects chime in on how to make the right interventions inside and out of the late developer-architect’s distinct buildings.
After a long fight between tenants and management, John Schmidt is waiting for U.S. Marshals to drag him out of Shoreline apartments, a Brutalist project designed by Paul Rudolph.
For tourists in Midtown looking for the True Spirit of Christmas, photographer Chris Maggio knows just where to go.
A show at Columbia University illuminates the celebrated architect’s vision for housing in America by placing it alongside the urban brick apartment towers he loathed.
A show in Montreal focuses on the province’s forgotten history with the geodesic dome leading up to Expo 67.
Thresholds, an art installation made of old MR-63 doors, is the first of seven winning reuse proposals to be realized.
Metro’s manners campaign features a monster-battling Japanese pop star.
Fifteen years after IKEA demolished part of it for a parking lot, a Marcel Breuer-designed office building in New Haven has become a stage for art.
How Sam Lubell and Greg Goldin turned a book with 200 years of unrealized architectural dreams for five boroughs into a museum show.
A discussion with SOM design partner Roger Duffy on the master plan he helped put together for Cornell Tech.
Jessy Lanza’s music videos embrace the genericness of her Rust Belt hometown.
Facepainted fans of the Insane Clown Posse are gathering on the National Mall this weekend. And they have something important to say.
Thanks to some tricky editing, the Canadian dream pop band Alvvays gets a gig at the legendary World’s Fair
Eric Bunge of nARCHITECTS on how to make modular homes, waterfronts, and medical campuses work for today’s cities.
In a 1973 documentary, the then-35-year-old architect muses over how to build in Jerusalem without sacrificing its heritage.
A Brutalist complex meant to represent progressive government through ambitious design is no longer. What happened to Paul Rudolph’s Orange County Government Center?
An interview with Alex Bozikovic, architecture critic and co-author of a guide to the city’s expansive building stock.