New York’s Boldest Postmodern Skyscrapers

New York’s Boldest Postmodern Skyscrapers

New York is known and admired throughout the world for its amazing skyline. It is the city that has been known to flaunt every single type of architecture. From classic cast iron to most iconic Art Deco buildings, New York City has it all. But, the most popular type of architectural style … Read more

The Best Churches in New York City

low angle photo of St. Patrick’s Cathedral Located in New York

Church bells remain fascinating forever. Perhaps if you are visiting a city that takes pride in its preserved architecture, churches are one of the feats of art that should not be missed. Some of the largest churches of historical value are found in the city of New York. New York is the … Read more

Top 10 Residential Buildings in New York City

Top 10 Residential Buildings in New York City

New York City is known throughout the world for its beautiful skyscrapers. The amazing part about the buildings of New York is the fact that many of them are residential. So, they are not only there to look and awe for, but people can actually live there. The best of the residential … Read more

History of the Flatiron Building

History of the Flatiron Building

The first and the second decade of the 20th century saw New York flourish like never before. The years of the economic boom left their glorious mark in the city in the form of high-rise buildings adorning the city as far as the sight can reach. Constructed in the same magnificent era … Read more

Best Beaux-Arts Buildings in New York City

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Beaux-Arts is a spin on the classical architecture that emerged from Paris in the early 19th century after the Baroque era. The builders or designers of Beaux-Arts, rather than focusing on the perfection of scale and proportion of the structure, were more interested in decorative flair and monumental grandeur. In addition to … Read more

New York’s Most Iconic Art Deco Buildings

New York's Most Iconic Art Deco Buildings

Art Deco architecture has been there and admired since ages. It once used to symbolize the modern cities of the world. The more Art Deco architectures a city had, the higher it rose in the chart of fame. This kind of architecture found its way to New York in the era of … Read more

Top 10 Libraries in New York City

Top 10 Libraries in New York City

The state of New York comprises five boroughs that are Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx. While this state offers a lot of attractions, for both the locals and foreigners, the libraries of New York City remain the most famous spots of all time. Not only locals, but tourists from … Read more

10 Cool Facts about the Empire State Building

10 Cool Facts about the Empire State Building

When most of us saw the Empire State Building first, we saw King Kong climbing it, or perhaps in some other motion picture. New Yorkers, however, must feast their eyes on this spectacle often. Hovering among clouds and fog and shrouded in mystery, the Empire State Building stands tall at 1454 feet … Read more

The Architectural History of the Morgan Library

The Architectural History of the Morgan Library

Housing one of the most magnificent collections of pieces of art, including music, art, and literature, the Morgan Library and Museum, is a great treasure. It began in the 1890s as a private collection of JP Morgan. John Pierpont Morgan was an American banker and finance expert, an influential name in the … Read more

Fascinating History of the Chrysler Building

Fascinating History of the Chrysler Building

New York’s Skyscraper Museum started a poll in 2005 to find out New York City’s favorite Skyscraper. Hundreds of architects, engineers, construction personnel took part in the survey and 90% chose the Chrysler Building.  Like a jewel in the sky, the Chrysler Building stands tall as one of the most iconic landmarks … Read more