The Armory and the City: Civic Spaces of the National Guard

In advance of The Architectural League's Beaux Arts Ball on September 28th at the 69th Regiment Armory, we take a look back at the civic and social role of National Guard armories in the American city.

Typecast: Towers in the Park


Typecast is a long-term Architectural League study into architectural typologies that begins with a closer look at five "towers-in-the-park," one in each borough of New York City.

From the Archives: The Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower

A look back at the architectural, financial, and social histories of an iconic Brooklyn building, site of the Architectural League's 2012 Beaux Arts Ball.

Montage City: Edge Conditions

Three student videos investigate borders and urban transitions along 58th Street in Manhattan, aboard the Staten Island Ferry, and within the Hub in the Bronx.

Montage City

Three architecture students share videos that poetically explore Coney Island, Willets Point and the Brooklyn Bridge.

The Omnibus Turns Two!

Happy birthday to us! See what we have in store for 2011 and help us serve you better by taking our reader survey. (You might win a McNally Jackson gift card!)

Atlantic-Pacific Meet-up | September 30, 2009

Right to the City #3: Screenings tonight!

Last week we had a great time at the second installment of Red Channels' excellent Right to the City film series. Tonight is the third and final screening. Don't miss it. To refresh your memories, the first screening showcased some beautiful

Right to the City #2: cool, old films about NYC transit

For all of you who missed the first installment of Red Channel's impeccably curated, hard-to-find city-symphony films last week at the Brecht Forum, you get another chance to try to slake your thirst for vintage New York on film next Monday. The July 23rd screening was notable not only for the rare chance to see some of my favorite...

Right to the City #1