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The Urban Lens: Enter the vibrant world of New York City's Sherpa community

<b>6sqft’s ongoing series The Urban Lens invites photographers to share work exploring a theme or a place within New York City. In this installment,</b> …

New York City

Oiio's 'Big Bend' proposal for Billionaires' Row would be the world's longest building

New York City Architecture firm Oiio has proposed a conceptual skyscraper that would curve at the top and then return to the ground, becoming what …

My 425sqft: Tour a Bubbly Packaging Designer's Boerum Hill Studio Filled with Eclectic Finds

<i>Our ongoing series “My sqft” checks out the homes of 6sqft’s friends, family and fellow New Yorkers across all the boroughs. Our latest interior</i> …

My 770sqft: Tour a Media Executive's Urban Zen Upper West Side Apartment

<b>Our ongoing series “My sqft” checks out the homes of 6sqft’s friends, family and fellow New Yorkers across all the boroughs. Our latest interior</b> …

My 900sqft: Tour the Romantic Prospect Heights Home of Two Brooklyn Entrepreneurs

<b>Our ongoing series “My sqft” checks out the homes of 6sqft’s friends, family and fellow New Yorkers across all the boroughs. Our latest interior</b> …

My 500sqft: Artist Hector Castaneda Invites Us Into His Spanish Harlem One-Bedroom 'World Museum'

<i>Our new series “My sqft” checks out the homes of 6sqft’s friends, family and fellow New Yorkers across all the boroughs. Our latest interior</i> …

My 1,000sqft: Tour a Newly Transplanted Couple's Bushwick Apartment Filled With Craigslist Finds

<i>Our ongoing series “My sqft” checks out the homes of 6sqft’s friends, family and fellow New Yorkers across all the boroughs. Our latest interior</i> …

163 years ago, an upstate chef accidentally invented potato chips

It was July, 1853, and George Crum was working as a chef at Cary Moon’s Lakehouse, an upscale restaurant in Saratoga Springs that catered to wealthy …

My 350sqft: Inside a fundraising professional's creatively balanced Park Slope studio

<b>Our ongoing series “My sqft” checks out the homes of 6sqft’s friends, family and fellow New Yorkers across all the boroughs. Our latest interior</b> …

Marvelously mod prefab guest house erected in just two days time

While many vacation homes are the result of an elaborate design process and lengthy construction, this house located in rural New York was designed …

Architecture

Yellow is the best color to paint a taxi if you want to reduce accidents

It’s difficult to imagine the hustle and bustle of New York City without its culturally-iconic yellow taxicabs. And while it’s obvious companies …

St. Patrick's Cathedral's new geothermal plant is up and running

<i>Image courtesy Murphy Burnham and Buttrick Architects</i><p>Nearly two years ago, St. Patrick’s Cathedral removed the scaffolding that had been shrouding …

City’s new interactive Facilities Explorer map shows you which public resources are in your neighborhood

From parks and kids’ camps to food pantries, a new map–just launched in Beta mode–from the Department of City Planning lets you visually explore a …

Modern-Spotting: The Lost Eichlers of Rockland County, NY

<i>Yes</i>, there are Eichler homes in New York! They are sometimes called “lost Eichlers,” as most of noted mid-20th-century developer Joseph Eichler’s …

Studio Tack Transforms Old Motor Lodge into Minimalist Boutique Hotel in Upstate New York

This 1960s guesthouse in upstate New York was recently transformed into a charming boutique hotel by the Brooklyn-based design firm Studio Tack. The …

Rare East Coast Eichler home asking $490K shows off its unique modern design with new interior photos

The single-floor house at 130 Grotke Road in Chestnut Ridge, NY really is, as the listing boasts, a “unique home straight out of the pages of CA …

Feminists added to civil rights map to celebrate women's history month

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation has added more notable female figures to their Civil …

Related adding 15 art galleries around Zaha Hadid's 520 West 28th Street

Related Companies is looking to expand on Chelsea‘s cultural character as a world-famous art district, as well as expand this “gallery corridor” …

Greenwich Village Townhouse Boasts Cool Rooftop Office

Simply put, this historic Greenwich Village property, designed by BW Architects, is amazing. A sophisticated balance of design elements that blend …

MKCA transforms 225-square-foot West Village pad into a super-multi-functional home

The master of small apartment design in New York is at it again. The architecture firm MKCA managed to transform a 225-square-foot space that …

West Village

How to get a tree planted on your block – for free

In 2007, officials launched MillionTreesNYC, an initiative with the aim of greening New York City through the planting and care of one million trees. …

New York City

First look at the undulating outdoor decks and pools at CetraRuddy's Midtown West rental tower

Algin Management‘s 700-foot-tall Midtown West rental tower recently reached 35 stories of its total 62-story height and now its lower floors are …

Airbnb now No.2 most valuable company behind Uber

After raising an additional $1 billion in a financing round that began last summer, Airbnb, the short-term stay rental company, is now listed as the …

The Urban Lens: Inside McSorley's Old Ale House, NYC's oldest bar

<b>6sqft’s ongoing series The Urban Lens invites photographers to share work exploring a theme or a place within New York City. In this installment,</b> …

New York City

For $125K, buy the first map to credit Henry Hudson

Photo courtesy of Martayan Lan Rare Maps & Books<p>This weekend, head over to the New York Antiquarian Book Fair, located at the Park Avenue Armory, …

More renderings, details released for massive South Bronx waterfront development

Just two days ago, 6sqft brought you a brand new rendering of the second parcel at Somerset Partners and Chetrit Group’s massive South Bronx …

As the Mayor weighs options for loss of public housing funding, Trump considers $6B in HUD cuts

Just two days after newly appointed Secretary of HUD (the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) Ben Carson went along with plans to cut …

Watch a 3D-printed home get made in under 24 hours

While many of us living in New York City search for months before finding that perfect apartment, there’s now a way to get a brand new home built in …

3D Printing

Exciting new details emerge for the TWA Terminal hotel

The excitement was palpable yesterday evening as New Yorkers packed into the SVA Theatre for a special presentation on one of the city’s most …

Avant-garde

My 2,400sqft: Preservationist and arts champion Samuel Brooks shows off his Mott Haven rowhouse

<i>Our ongoing series “My sqft” checks out the homes of 6sqft’s friends and fellow New Yorkers across all the boroughs. Our latest interior adventure</i> …