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Manhattan Architectural Developments, United States of America

post updated October 11, 2021

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Architecture Designs in New York

e-architect select key examples of good contemporary Manhattan Architecture Designs. We aim to include NYC buildings that are either of top quality or interesting, or ideally both.

We cover completed Manhattan buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture contests across Manhattan, USA. The focus is on contemporary New York buildings but information on traditional New York City buildings is also welcome.

We have 7 pages of Manhattan Architecture selections with links to hundreds of individual project pages.

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NY Architecture Designs – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

The Queens Museum of Art Building Expansion – Mar 28, 2013
Design: Grimshaw
Queens Museum of Art New York Building
image : Courtesy of Grimshaw and the Queens Museum of Art
On April 11 2013 the Queens Museum will be hosting a first look at their $68 m architectural expansion, which will double the size of the museum. The expansion project, designed by Grimshaw, will further enhance the museum’s ability to present high-quality art to the uniquely diverse communities of Queens through a broad variety of exhibitions and programs that reflect the richness and breadth of the cultural environment.

Rainbow Folly, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City – Feb 21, 2013
Design: Holm Architecture Office + Sebastian Misiurek
Rainbow Folly Sculpture New York Architecture Designs
image from architect
The original architectural folly of the 19th century created focal points within manicured landscapes. The folly sought to integrate nature and building in a romantic setting, using predetermined views to create points of interest and enable the visitor to see the surroundings in new ways. With the Rainbow Folly we propose a similar interaction between the real and the romantic.

South Hamptons Villa, NY – Jan 20, 2013
Design: ABIBOO Architecture
South Hamptons House Design
images : ABIBOO Architecture
This 17,000 sqft (1,600 sqm) villa is located in a privileged area in the South-Hamptons with the sea surrounding the plot on two 2 different sides. The house belongs to a couple who uses the house during the summer with their relatives and friends. The family’s passion for boats inspires the way the house gets integrated with the site as well as the seascape.

Porcelanosa Flagship New York Showroom – Jan 17, 2013
Design: Foster + Partners
Porcelanosa Flagship New York Showroom Building New York
image : Foster + Partners
Porcelanosa revealed designs for its new flagship showroom in the historic Commodore Criterion building in Midtown Manhattan. The firm purchased the 1,700 sqm, six-storey building northwest of Madison Square Park at 5th Avenue and Broadway in 2012 and selected Foster + Partners to refurbish the interiors – the project is due to be completed in spring 2014.

Statue of Liberty – renewal news – Oct 29, 2012
Design: Mills + Schnoering Architects, LLC
Statue of Liberty
photo : Hausman LLC
New Jersey contractor, Joseph A. Natoli Construction Corporation, announces that it has restored permanent power to the Statue of Liberty National Monument. All lighting and electrical systems in the Statue, including lights at the torch and crown, have now returned to full operation. Power at the Statue was knocked out by Superstorm Sandy nearly two weeks ago.

NYC Architecture Designs, alphabetical:

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center Canopy
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center Canopy New York Architecture Designs
photo : Frank Oudeman
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center Canopy

Pan Am Building, central Manhattan
Design: Walter Gropius with Emery Roth & Sons and Pietro Belluschi
renamed Metlife Building

Pennsylvania Station district redevelopment, Manhattan
Architects: Skidmore Owings & Merrill ; Foster + Partners; Kohn Pedersen Fox
Incl. existing Penn Station, Madison Square Garden & 2 office towers

Porter House Condominium – Renovation, Meatpacking District, Manhattan

ShoP Architects

Prada Store New York
Design: Rem Koolhaas Architect / OMA
Prada New York Architecture Designs
photo : Armin Linke
New York shop

Pratt Institute Higgins Hall – addition Brooklyn
Design: Steven Holl Architects

Pronovias Store
GCA Arquitectos Asociados
Pronovias Store
picture : Wade Zimmerman Photographer
New York store

The Queens Museum expansion
Grimshaw with Ammann & Whitney
National competition 2001 winner: Eric Owen Moss (did not progress)
The Queens Museum in 2005 appointed Grimshaw Architects with Ammann & Whitney

RCA Building – Formerly the GE building, 30 Rockefeller Plaza
Raymond Hood Architect
Formerly the GE building – General Electric

Rector St Pedestrian bridge, Lower Manhattan

ShoP Architects

Residential towers – proposal, Midtown

ShoP Architects

Rockefeller Center, Midtown
Raymond Hood, Architect
Rockefeller Center New York

Rockefeller Guest House 242 East 52nd Street
Philip Johnson, Architect

Schacter Gallery, Charles Lane
Acconci Studio
Manhattan gallery
picture from architect
Manhattan gallery

Seagram Building 375 Park Avenue, New York
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Architect; Philip Johnson
Seagram building

Seagram Building Lexington Avenue
Foster + Partners

SHO Shaun Hergatt – restaurant, The Setai New York
Robert D. Henry Architects
SHO Shaun Hergatt
picture from architect
SHO Shaun Hergatt

Signature Center Building
Design: Frank Gehry
Signature Center New York Architecture Designs
picture from architect office
Signature Center

Slide Loft
Ben Hansen Architect
Slide Loft Manhattan
image : Ben Hansen Architect
Slide Loft

South Street Seaport redevelopment
SHoP Architects

Sperone Westwater Gallery, 257 Bowery
Foster + Partners
Sperone Westwater Gallery
image : Foster + Partners
Sperone Westwater Gallery

The Schermerhorn
Ennead Architects
The Schermerhorn
photograph : David Sundberg/Esto
The Schermerhorn

The Standard New York
Polshek Partnership
The Standard Hotel New York Architecture Designs
photo © Nikolas Koenig/Hotels AB
The Standard New York

Staten Island Police Precinct, Staten Island
Design: Rafael Vinoly Architects
Staten Island building
image from Rafael Viñoly Architects
Staten Island building

Statue of Liberty Liberty Island, New York
Frederic Bartholdi
Statue of Liberty
photo : Andrew McRae

Storefront for Art and Architecture
Steven Holl, Architects designed with Vito Acconci

Switch Building, 109 Norfolk St, Lower East Side
Switch Building New York Architecture Designs
photo : Frank Oudeman
Switch Building : apartment + art gallery

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