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A Twist To New York City’s Skyline

Mar. 17, 2016
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The most iconic skyline in the world will soon feature a new 65-story tower, with a twist. Renowned Danish architect Bjarke Ingels is bringing his signature style to Manhattan’s West Side, unveiling plans for The Spiral, a 1,005-foot Manhattan office tower that will occupy an entire block on Tenth Avenue and Hudson Boulevard, between 34th and… Read more

The Agency Top 10: Best International Art Galleries

Sep. 5, 2014
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It’s a long-running debate: where is the center of the contemporary art world? Is it New York, Los Angeles, London? Or perhaps an upstart like Berlin or Mexico City? Decide for yourself by visiting these 10 phenomenal art galleries around the world, all favorites of The Agency… 1. White Cube, London Representing such art celebrities as Tracey… Read more

Eye On Architecture: 9/11 Memorial Museum

May. 22, 2014
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After almost 13 years of meticulous planning and construction, earlier this week the National September 11 Memorial Museum opened its doors to the public for the first time. The project consists of two complementary spaces: an underground exhibition hall designed by architecture firm Davis Brody Bond, and a street-level entry pavilion designed by Snøhetta. The pavilion… Read more

New World Trade Center Stands Tall 12 Years After Attacks

Sep. 11, 2013
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Twelve years after the attacks of September 11, One World Trade Center, the centerpiece of the new World Trade Center complex, is finally nearing completion with a scheduled opening date in early 2014. Formerly known as the Freedom Tower, the building soars above the city at 1,776 feet, making it the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere…. Read more

A Conversation With Sean MacPherson

Aug. 12, 2013
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  One of America’s most influential and successful hoteliers, Sean MacPherson is perhaps best known for bringing his California sensibility to some of New York’s most renowned boutique hotels — Maritime Hotel, Bowery Hotel, and The Jane, to name a few. MacPherson’s latest Manhattan venture is a new hotel, called The Marlton, set in a historical building… Read more

Five Reasons To Visit New York This August

Aug. 8, 2013
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Who takes the cake: New York or L.A.? That’s not a question we’re here to decide—plus, we’re quite biased on the subject—but what kind of city would we be if we didn’t acknowledge the great events happening from coast to coast? From a groundbreaking exhibit at the MOMA, a month-long birthday celebrating the Saratoga Race… Read more

The View From Atop New York’s Tallest Residential Building

Sep. 19, 2012
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Alexei Barrionuevo, who covers New York’s high-end real estate market for the The New York Times, offers an exclusive look at the tallest residential building in the city, One57. With stunning views that extend from Central Park to beyond the Bronx, the 1000-foot high residential tower — designed by French architect Christian de Portzampark —… Read more

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