Mannahatta/Manhattan: A Natural History of New York City

, Landscape ecologist Eric W. Sanderson's decade-long Mannahatta Project, an exhaustive study and recreation of the Manhattan ecosystem circa 1609 (the year of Henry Hudson's arrival in Mannahatta), finally culminated in a sumptuous book and equally stunning exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York. A project in conjunction with the Wildlife Conservation Society, Pentagram's Abbott Miller designed both the book and exhibition, …

Seven Towers Transforming NYC’s Skyline

Cataloging the contributions of these eye-popping additions to the city

From windows inside—or out of—the five boroughs, and in the uncanny stillness of the present day, one might be able to see (and ruminate upon the fact) that NYC‘s skyline has changed dramatically in recent years. Away from the mega-projects of Hudson Yards, the Williamsburg waterfront and the World Trade Center, jagged teeth have risen among the historic structures that have long lent their power …

Non-Profit Contemporary Art Space SculptureCenter’s Winter Programming

Two shows that explore disbelief and reference the institution's past

SculptureCenter has had many locations and transformations in its time, but has always made an incomparable impact on the NYC arts community. Originally founded in 1928, as The Clay Club by sculptor Dorothea Denslow, its intention has always been focused on artists both established and emerging that refuse to play it safe. In 2001, the organization purchased a former trolley repair shop in New York’s …