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“Where Credit Is Due”

Architects often struggle for recognition in the eye of the public, especially in the sensitive work of restoration and adaptive reuse. Architects must often feel invisible. Look at news articles about new buildings or real-estate deals and notice how rarely they are cited for their designs. The client or developer is front and center, and..




“El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 Grand Opening”

El Barrio’s Artspace PS109 Grand Opening On September 26, nearly 2,000 residents of El Barrio/East Harlem joined the residents of PS109, and staff and volunteers of El Taller Latino Americano, Hi-ARTS and the Shakespeare Forum for an art-filled celebration sponsored, in part, by Capital One Bank. The entire building opened to the community with art,..


“A Former New York City Public School Building Is Transformed into Housing and Community Space for Local Artists”

Minneapolis-based Artspace Projects Inc., a developer of arts facilities, has successfully adaptively reused and restored the historic 5-story “Public School No. 109” building, located at 215 East 99th Street at the upper eastern side of Manhattan in the New York neighborhood locally referred to as Spanish Harlem and/or El Barrio. The building was designed in..