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Is Preservation Elitist?

As part of the Museum of the City of New Yorks Saving Place, 50 Years of New York City Landmarks exhibition and lecture series, a group of prominent historians, developers, planners, preservationists, and journalists gathered for a public symposium on … Continue reading

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Manufacturing in Brooklyn iGraphic

Community, Inspiration, Feedback, Talent and Access are just a few of the advantages that David Calligeros, Rick Mast, Diana Pincus and Charlie Herman called out about manufacturing in Brooklyn at the Make it Brooklyn Summit….

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Make it in Brooklyn Innovation Summit

Make it in Brooklyn hosted the first Innovation Summit in Brooklyn on June 25th. Panel members discussed the challenges and benefits of manufacturing in Brooklyn, including Remains Lighting founder, David Calligeros, who noted that “it’s not mass producing, it’s artisan, … Continue reading

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Robert A. M. Stern Collection for Remains Lighting Celebration

The launch of the Robert A. M. Stern Collection for Remains Lighting was celebrated with cocktails and a book signing by Robert Stern of his new book, Buildings and Projects, 2010-2014. Held at the Remains Lighting showroom in Chelsea, guests … Continue reading

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Simon Pearce Glassblowing Workshop

The Simon Pearce workshop in Windsor, VT allows visitors to view the ongoing work of the glassblowing shop. Because of the glass furnaces, this shop doesn’t need heat in the winter. We visited in July… Even though it was a … Continue reading

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The ICAA New York Chapter Presents Arne Maynard

I am very happy to announce the formation of a new, New York chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, of which I have been named president. The ICAA has grown dramatically in scope as well as in … Continue reading

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Museum of American Precision (Continued)

Whew. Now, here’s the stuff: The Museum of American Precision has the very first Bridgeport vertical milling machine #0001. It’s in its standard grey and blue, the paint is beautifully crazed from age. The machine, which dates from 1938 is … Continue reading

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Museum of American Precision

With great subterfuge and possibly some outright lies, I got Alix through the doors of the Museum of American Precision. This pulsing heart of luddite nerd-dom is in an old mill building in Windsor Vermont where machine tools were engineered … Continue reading

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