An article I wrote is featured on today’s Opinion page of The Gazette.
The statue of the crying cartoon character in front of The Standard Hotel in this photo from last summer is by the artist Kaws.
20 Exchange Place is a grand old 59-floor skyscraper in Manhattan’s Financial District that is hiding a secret: its beautiful old lobby. The building occupies its own irregularly shaped block bordered by Exchange Place, Hanover Street, Beaver Street, and William Street. Although the exterior is soberly clad in limestone and brick, the interior is beautifully [...]
Note: This article about Montreal’s cultural and civic health as gauged by its architecture was translated and modified to create the memorandum I presented before the Montreal Metropolitan Community’s Planning Commission at a public consultation regarding the metropolitan region’s proposed urban development plan, known as the PMAD: Plan métropolitain d’aménagement et de développement. The French [...]