New York City Journal: Lincoln Center’s renovation of David Geffen Hall to finish sooner than expected.

by Ron Bernthal New York City’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the New YorkPhilharmonic announced in spring, 2021, that the acceleration of the comprehensive renovation of David Geffen Hall, designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects and Tod Williams Billie … Continue reading

Colorado Springs Journal: Newly opened museum is an architectural gem.

by Ron Bernthal The US Olympic and Paralympic Museum (USOPM), which opened in Colorado Springs in 2020, is a tribute to the Olympic and Paralympic movements with Team USA athletes at the center of the museum experience. The 60,000 square-foot … Continue reading

Denver Journal: New downtown building will reflect city’s urban and mountain environment.

By Ron Bernthal In late 2020, the Chicago-based architectural firm Studio Gang announced their design for Populus, a vibrant new social center and hotel in downtown Denver whose proposed design is attracting much attention from Denver residents and architecture fans. … Continue reading

Lubbock Journal: A new building dedicated to native son Buddy Holly.

by Ron Bernthal The new Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences is West Texas’ largest dedicated performance venue, bringing under one roof the city’s vibrant performing arts community including the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra and Ballet Lubbock, along with … Continue reading

Arlington Journal: Amazon’s design proposal for HQ2

by Ron Bernthal It was November 13, 2018 when Amazon announced its new co-headquarters (with Seattle), known as HQ2, would be built in Arlington, Virginia, a 26 square-mile suburb of Washington, D.C., located on the southwest bank of Potomac River. … Continue reading

New York City Journal: Proposal to revitalize historic Union Square.

By Ron Bernthal For nearly 170 years New York City’s Union Square has been a gathering place for commerce, entertainment, for labor and political events, and of course for recreation. The park owes its name to its location at the … Continue reading

New York Journal: Moynihan Train Hall Opens in Midtown

Ron Bernthal View Post Designed by SOM, the new Moynihan Train Hall, which opened on January 1, 2020, completely reimagines the travel experience at the busiest transportation hub in the Western Hemisphere, and evokes the architectural heritage of New York’s … Continue reading

Cape Cod’s ‘Second Summer’ Lasts Until November!

Cape Cod, Massachusetts— Definition: Cape Cod’s Second Summer — A phenomenon, part wish and part reality, which extends the perception, happiness and freedom of summer into September, October and even into early November. Because Cape Cod is bathed in warm … Continue reading

Driveable Getaways: Hiking the Hudson River School Art Trail in the Great Northern Catskills

by Karen Rubin Travel Features Syndicate, goingplacesfarandnear.com My getaway in the Great Northern Catskills of New York exploring the Hudson River School Art Trail starts at the trailhead to Kaaterskill Falls, where you get an amazing view of Kaaterskill Clove … Continue reading