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Compilation of Instagram phots posted last week Compilation of Instagram phots posted last week
Below are a handful of Instagram posts highlighting recent NYC real estate happenings are inspiring the design world.
For their topping out ceremony, world-renowned French architect Jean Nouvel hosted an event on his buildings’ wall-less 57th floor with views that go on and on and on…
NYC Build it Back is a program to help our communities recover from Hurricane Sandy. They posted an inspiring image of a modular construction home in progress.
The beautiful ODA Architecture-designed industrial warehouse conversion only has a handful of units left. The blend of old and new, attention to craftsmanship, multi-pane windows and the railroad tracks that run through the double-height lobby makes this building noteworthy.
Earlier this week, Two Trees announced that Domino Park will celebrate its long-awaited, grand opening this Sunday, June 10th. Designed by James Corner Field Operations, the park and esplanade are on the former Domino Sugar Factory site and the quarter-mile-long public space sits just north of the Williamsburg Bridge.
Extell’s first building in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Point, has opened its sales gallery designed by three-time AD100 interior design firm Katherine Newman Design (KND). Also KND’s first Brooklyn building, the firm created both the residential and amenity spaces with their signature highly customized and meticulously crafted environments.
Our illustrious NYC Parks’ Commissioner who opens new parks every day, runs our park, kayaks our rivers, builds our public pools and inspires every day!
NYC construction photo account posted numerous photos of Central Park Tower, the soon to be tallest residential building in the world. They report that the tower will have an 800-ton tuned mass damper installed on top to minimize swaying.

The Rooftop at Oskar. #livelikeoskar

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Oskar, the luxury rental residential building designed by CetraRuddy and developed by The Moinian Group, located at 572 11th Avenue, has not gotten a lot of traction on Instagram yet. But that didn’t stop them from posting a super cool photo of their rooftop deck rendering with a unique sloped green.
OPerA Studio Architecture, OPerA stands for "Operative Practice Architecture,” is a full service architecture and design firm located in Brooklyn, posted a cool GIF of their Prospect Heights townhouse. The five story building’s design is surrounded by an innovative continuous four foot wide circulation space. The gap between inner and outer walls contains a series of stairs and corridors that provide a continuous circulation spiral, light and air flow from the ground to the top floor.
An homage to our great New York City boy, Anthony Bourdain opened the culinary world like nobody before him and who we will miss tremendously. Bourdain did so much for food and New York City that Richard Florida writes, “The work of the acclaimed chef and writer, who has died at 61, provides a model for a truly inclusive urbanism based on the creativity of all human beings.” RIP.
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Contributing Writer Michelle Sinclair Colman Michelle writes children's books and also writes articles about architecture, design and real estate. Those two passions came together in Michelle's first children's book, "Urban Babies Wear Black." Michelle has a Master's degree in Sociology from the University of Minnesota and a Master's degree in the Cities Program from the London School of Economics.
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