NYC: Grand Central Terminal

I’m not sure what it is about Grand Central Terminal, but as someone partial to great architecture, I have to think that its a testament to its impeccable layout. There is a flow to this building that is unforgettable. For the longest time, my friend and I stood in the central hall as if looking … Continue reading

NYC: 520 West 28th St

So gutted by Zaha Hadid’s death. Talk about someone with vision. This wasn’t on one my list either but what a view from the High Line. It reminded me a bit of the honeycomb high rises in Chicago- not really sure how those curves spaced work out in the end- but they are memorable no … Continue reading

NYC: Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Big fan of Weiss Manfredi. Perhaps I’m partial due to my relentless admiration and gratitude for having had Weiss as an influence in my life. I can point to her as someone I never thought I would know but would not be who I am today without. It was bitter cold, but boy was the … Continue reading

NYC: Queens Library at Hunters Point

It feels like a lifetime has passed since I took this trip to New York City- November of 2019. Today is April 26th of 2020 and I feel more disconnected from that life 4 months ago, than I did from many of the archival posts I have written. COVID-19 confirms for me that place is … Continue reading

NYC: Random Views

There’s no doubt that I’m a planner, but I’ve learned that there’s nothing that brings real, true, honest to goodness delight like a good surprise. On our walks going between set destinations throughout the city, I couldn’t hold back my delight of how many cool and interesting buildings there were. I eventually had to create … Continue reading