Guide to New Architecture
The first-ever walking tour guide of New York City’s stunning contemporary architecture showcases the most intriguing new buildings in the city.
It can be hard to keep up with New York City’s surge of cutting-edge architecture since the turn of the millennium. This portable, easy-to-use guide directs readers to the city’s newest architectural gems, all completed in the 21st century with some still under construction. Divided into ten 1- to 3-mile walks that extend from Columbia University through lower Manhattan and across to Brooklyn and Queens, this guidebook highlights over 150 buildings, popular destinations like the High Line and Lincoln Center, and trendy locations such as Boerum Hill and the Bowery. Led by author John Hill, these tours are highly informative, engaging, and filled with fascinating insights and details. Maps and numerous photographs make this guide the perfect companion for anyone visiting New York City, architecture buffs, and those wishing to better know the city they call home.
JOHN HILL is editor-in-chief of international e-magazine World-Architects.com and founder of the blog A Daily Dose of Architecture. He is the author of 100 Years, 100 Buildings and 100 Years, 100 Landscape Designs (both by Prestel). He lives in New York City.