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Winter 2014

A Publication of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter Volume 76, Issue 4 | $10

Changing Skyline /
 Evolving Streets
Hello, We're at a Place Called Vertigo
Tower at the Crossroads
The Mid-block Move
In Step with the Neighborhood
LULU Hits the Streets
Just Another Messy Urban Neighborhood
New Practices New York 2014



Oculus - Winter 2014

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Oculus - Winter 2014

First Words: Letter from Two Presidents - Vision and Transition
Letter from the Editor - Tall Is as Tall Does
Center for Architecture - Center Highlights
One Block Over - Not All High Line Highlights Are On the Skyline: As a “museum of architecture” rises along the lush, elevated park, some streetscapes are coming to life
Opener: Of Sidewalks and Skylines
Hello, We’re at a Place Called Vertigo - 57th Street is sprouting residential supertalls. With great height comes great expectations. What aspects of these buildings earn so much of the sky?
Tower at the Crossroads - One Vanderbilt sculpts its top and bottom to trade additional floors for street-level amenity
The Mid-block Move - Side streets aren’t just for background buildings anymore
In Step with the Neighborhood - The new BAM South development is designed with equal attention to Downtown Brooklyn’s skyline and streetlevel civic space
LULU Hits the Streets - A sanitation garage shows how to make a Locally Undesirable Land Use...desirable
Just Another Messy Urban Neighborhood - Remarkable simply for being normal, Melrose Commons flourishes where the Bronx once burned
New Practices New York 2014 - Farms, think tanks, sausages, and nomadic operations – just some of the things these young design firms are focusing on
In Print - How Paris Became Paris: The Inventio
80-Year Watch - Le Corbusier’s first sight of Manhattan’s skyscrapers evoked a controversial yet prophetic response
Last Words - Hit the Road
Index to Advertisers - Alphabetical & Categorical Index
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Oculus - Winter 2014 - First Words: Letter from Two Presidents - Vision and Transition
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Oculus - Winter 2014 - Letter from the Editor - Tall Is as Tall Does
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Oculus - Winter 2014 - Center for Architecture - Center Highlights
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Oculus - Winter 2014 - One Block Over - Not All High Line Highlights Are On the Skyline: As a “museum of architecture” rises along the lush, elevated park, some streetscapes are coming to life
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Oculus - Winter 2014 - Opener: Of Sidewalks and Skylines
Oculus - Winter 2014 - Hello, We’re at a Place Called Vertigo - 57th Street is sprouting residential supertalls. With great height comes great expectations. What aspects of these buildings earn so much of the sky?
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Oculus - Winter 2014 - Tower at the Crossroads - One Vanderbilt sculpts its top and bottom to trade additional floors for street-level amenity
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Oculus - Winter 2014 - The Mid-block Move - Side streets aren’t just for background buildings anymore
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Oculus - Winter 2014 - In Step with the Neighborhood - The new BAM South development is designed with equal attention to Downtown Brooklyn’s skyline and streetlevel civic space
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Oculus - Winter 2014 - LULU Hits the Streets - A sanitation garage shows how to make a Locally Undesirable Land Use...desirable
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Oculus - Winter 2014 - Just Another Messy Urban Neighborhood - Remarkable simply for being normal, Melrose Commons flourishes where the Bronx once burned
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Oculus - Winter 2014 - New Practices New York 2014 - Farms, think tanks, sausages, and nomadic operations – just some of the things these young design firms are focusing on
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Oculus - Winter 2014 - In Print - How Paris Became Paris: The Inventio
Oculus - Winter 2014 - 80-Year Watch - Le Corbusier’s first sight of Manhattan’s skyscrapers evoked a controversial yet prophetic response
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Oculus - Winter 2014 - Last Words - Hit the Road
Oculus - Winter 2014 - Index to Advertisers - Alphabetical & Categorical Index
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