Carrie Mae Weems Sets the Stage and Urges Action

In “The Shape of Things” at the Park Avenue Armory, the artist tells us how we got to this political moment, and asks us to decide what comes next.

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Salon Fair, Still Focused on Decor, Now Back at the Armory

On Park Avenue, booths display an intersection of design and art, from Japanese metalwork to an American artist who trained with Tiffany.

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New York City Wants to Bring More Park to Park Avenue

The medians along Park Avenue were once a fashionable place to take a stroll. Today, pedestrians are not really welcomed.

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Ivanka and Jared Look for a New Beginning As Their D.C. Days Dwindle

The end of President Trump’s time in office leaves his daughter Ivanka Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as well-to-do refugees — but they appear to have plans in New Jersey.

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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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