New York has been a hotbed of building activity in 2014. , , , and have residential towers at various stages of construction throughout the city. Along the West Side Highway, Renzo Piano’s new outpost for the is coming into focus.
Uptown, the expansion meant the controversial end to much-loved building. Elsewhere, preservation has taken a front seat. In December, the will open the doors of its historic Carnegie Mansion after a dramatic restoration. And, as always, small, innovative projects dot the cityscape, not least of which—a garden pavilion designed by to contrast the heavy masonry of a Fort Greene brownstone.