432 Park Avenue in Manhattan has taken criticism for various reasons since well before it was completed, but its source of inspiration makes it almost too easy: the skyscraper was inspired by a garbage bin. Specifically, Rafael Viñoly cited a 1906 trash can designed by Josef Hoffmann of the Vienna Workshops as a pattern basis for the …
A verbal confrontation between an off-duty cop and people in a car led to a shooting on Kedzie Avenue, according to police. [ more › ]
A car overturned near Golden Gate Park in San Francisco’s Richmond District late Thursday night, officials said. Officers were on scene around 10:30 p.m. investigating the crash that occurred on Ninth Avenue and Fulton Streets. It is...Show More Summary
In Manifesto, a multichannel video installation which ran at New York’s Park Avenue Armory until January 8, Cate Blanchett plays a newscaster, a homeless man, a school teacher, a punk rocker, and a puppeteer (complete with mini-CateShow More Summary
Firefighters were battling a large blaze at a fire station in Buena Park on Thursday morning, authorities said. The fire began around 3:30 a.m. at Station 61 in the 8000 block of Western Avenue, according to Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Larry Kurtz. The building is across the street from...
She also discusses her original plans for the Park Avenue Armory shows where she debuted the HOPELESSNESS live show. Continue reading…
Galerie St. Etienne will present Two American Originals, an intriguing pairing of Grandma Moses and Leonard Baskin, at the upcoming Winter Antiques Show at Park Avenue Armory, January 20-29, 2017. The exhibition will feature approximately 30 works, spanning the entirety of the artists? careers. Show More Summary
Residents of a Novato trailer park were told to shelter in place after a few feet of water blocked the entrance to the community. Novato police told residents of the RV Park to stay put Sunday morning after Armstrong Avenue flooded. Several cars were parked along the roadway, stranded with water rising at least halfway up the tires. Show More Summary
Man, I recently got a slap in the face when I went to get some Christmas shopping done at a place I have a long history with: FYE at 3801 Hampton Avenue just north of Chippewa in the Lindenwood Park Neighborhood. As I was entering, there...Show More Summary
Most of Carl Weisbrod’s three-year tenure as head of the city Planning Commission has been spent on measures to implement Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ambitious affordable housing agenda. But... To view the full story, click the title lin...
Manifestos don’t age well. This became clear as Cate Blanchett, playing twelve different characters, channeled some of the most notorious artist manifestos of the 20th century in Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto at the Park Avenue Armory. And yet, the installation succeeded not in spite of the manifestos’ irrelevancy, but because of it. Show More Summary
Thanks to the brand spanking new (100 years in the making) Second Avenue Subway, the Upper East Side has suddenly become more accessible and (relatively) relevant. Not since Mayor de Blasio deigned to relocate from Park Slope to Gracie Mansion has the neighborhood gotten so much attention from the rest of the city. Show More Summary
Throckmorton Fine Art is presenting an unprecedented selection of pre-Columbian artifacts at the 63rd Annual Winter Antiques Show. This is the gallery?s 31st year participating in the legendary New York show at the Park Avenue (67th Street) Armory -- this year being staged from January 20 - January 29. Show More Summary
Forest Park Southeast development announcements were copious in 2016. The good news just kept on coming throughout the year. There was ~$80M worth of new construction developments along Manchester Avenue filling in vacant lots and surface parking lots. Show More Summary
Continuing with my favorite development proposals and under-construction projects in 2016, the Forest Park Southeast Neighborhood just seemed on fire. This ~$61M project at 4001 Chouteau Avenue, called Chouteau's Grove is a massive proposal...Show More Summary
Continuing on my quest to visit the sites of each of my top twenty development projects from 2016, once again I find myself in the Forest Park Southeast Neighborhood. This time at 4401 Chouteau Avenue at the Laclede Gas Station G building. Show More Summary
A 20-year-old man was found stabbed to death in an East Los Angeles parking lot Tuesday night, officials said. The man was found around 8:25 p.m. in the 4900 block of East Cesar Chavez Avenue with stab wounds to his torso, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department....
The Art Dealers Association of America announced the exhibitors and highlights for its 29th annual edition of The Art Show, the nation?s most respected and longest-running fine art fair. Held annually in New York at the Park Avenue Armory,...Show More Summary
The wreck happened about 11 a.m. on Fulton Street at 18th Avenue on the north side of Golden Gate Park, officials said. At the scene, vintage powder-blue Volkswagen Beetle with a crumpled front end was parked in the middle of Fulton Street, but it was unclear if it had been driven by the person who was critically hurt. Show More Summary
The Wade Drill Hall at the Park Avenue Armory is now a storage space for sundry Cate Blanchetts. At first, entering the goliath chamber in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, it looks like you just walked into an Oscar bait reverie — Blanchett as homeless man with Irish accent! Blanchett as repressed Christian mother with southern American accent! Blanchett as […]