Saving Modernism in the Hamptons

Timothy Godbold, an interior designer based in Southampton, became a Hamptons preservationist after learning that so many modernist houses have been torn down.

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Artists Ask MoMA to Remove Philip Johnson’s Name, Citing Racist Views

A group of more than 30 artists and academics have signed a letter asking institutions like the Museum of Modern Art to excise the influential architect’s name from their spaces.

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The Hidden Feats That Built New York’s Towering Skyscrapers

The ingenuity of engineers helped build landmarks like Black Rock and the new supertalls. Our critic takes a virtual tour with Guy Nordenson.

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Classic Skyscrapers Define New York. Take a Virtual Tour.

The epitome of the ‘Mad Men’ era, the sleek midcentury buildings of Park Avenue glimmer. Our critic strolls with the architect Annabelle Selldorf.

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