They bought the house in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., thinking it would be nice for weekends in the winter. But Covid changed that.
A tennis writer has watched Roland Garros evolve and grow for 30 years, for better or worse.
When restaurants closed to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the nationwide market for oysters cratered. That’s not the end of the story.
Out: the Metro and the Seine. In: the PATH and the Hudson. The Pompidou Center plans to open its first North American satellite museum in a renovated industrial building.
The plan was to do a quick cosmetic update. Then a couple found out the plumbing, electrical and septic systems were shot. And the house was sinking.
No billowing sails of glass or glimmering titanium in the renovation of the museum’s Beaux-Arts home. Equally surprising are several new shows and the American galleries.
Last fall, with the Medici Chapel in Florence operating on reduced hours because of Covid-19, scientists and restorers completed a secret experiment: They unleashed grime-eating bacteria on the artist’s masterpiece marbles.
In a major interior expansion directed by Frank Gehry, the Philadelphia Museum of Art opens new spaces and invites new artists in.
A century ago, brickmaking along the Hudson River was thriving. Then the industry vanished.
The sculptor, who founded the Whitney Museum, created her own art in studios on Long Island and in Greenwich Village. The future of both is uncertain.
Working in finance in Manhattan made him homesick for the beach in California. So he recreated what he missed on an unlikely site in Amagansett.
Recent renovations around town have uncovered views of Manhattan that had been hiding in plain sight.
Starting late next year, an X-wing from “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” will go on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington.
Christopher Carter, an artist who works with salvaged materials, set out to create his biggest work ever. Now it’s his home, and the subject of a new exhibit.
One outdated room can stand out and hurt a sale. But before you do any last-minute work, set a budget and make sure you finish what you start.
For one Chicago entrepreneur, it was a design that felt as if it had been pulled straight from her unconscious. (And there are lots of chains.)
A home of Minimalism has reopened after a transformative renovation and expansion, its purifying vision intact.
Developers knocked down the Carlton Tavern six years ago to make way for luxury apartments. After a legal fight, they were ordered to rebuild it, brick by brick.
The detailed restoration of England’s most famous clock and tower should be finished next year.
Over 211 years, the Dickey House in Lower Manhattan has survived everything New York City has thrown at it. Soon it will become part of a new home for Public School 150.
The Greek Revival house, once home to the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, needed more than just a simple renovation to function in the 21st century.
The chief restorer of the Vatican Museums, he led the cleaning of the Sistine Chapel, a 14-year effort that revealed a new vision of Michelangelo’s complex work.
Dark since March 2020, the New York Philharmonic’s home will reopen in fall 2022, a year and a half ahead of schedule.
The Louvre Abu Dhabi is working on what it has named the Hoard of Jazira, more than 2,800 pieces of the region’s history.
Whether you choose a showstopper or one that’s virtually invisible, a range hood is essential. Otherwise, you’ll be smelling that fish for days.
With all due respect to Marie Kondo, it isn’t just about getting rid of things. Here’s what the experts know that you may not.
With their daughter leaving for college, a couple began planning a new life — and a new house — in Idaho, where they could enjoy the cold.
The Neilson Library at Smith College, which Lin redesigned, is interwoven with her own life story. But any triumph is muted by the sudden death of her husband, Daniel Wolf.
Jojutla, Mexico, now home to an array of inventively reimagined public spaces, has become a paradigm for rural revitalization.
The Adenauer Benz helped lift the automaker after its work for the Nazis. Today, pristine models go for a small fraction of Gullwings from the same era.
More than one, as a Chicago designer and her client — who also happens to be her brother — discovered.
Renters may feel powerless to effect change in their buildings, but they have leverage — especially in the current market.
Many of the country’s finest antiquities were stolen under cover of war, ending up in elite museums all over the globe. Should they be returned?
It’s no surprise that greenery has gained popularity during the pandemic. Here’s how to make the most of it at home.
Its owner, a nurse living on the Upper West Side, flagged a worker at the Metropolitan Museum’s information desk. “Listen, nobody calls me back. I have this painting. Who do I need to talk to?”
The owners sought to replace the name at the pinnacle of the tower with the building’s address, but relented in the face of community opposition.
The Bray School, which taught Christianity and reading to free and enslaved Black children, was found tucked inside a campus building at William & Mary in Virginia.
No barriers. No texts. No heavy gold fabric. At the museum’s two-year sublet of the Breuer building on Madison Avenue, it’s just you and the masters.
Built largely by enslaved people, the building includes just one small object honoring their work.
The exterior of the 1930s Mediterranean-style home in Coconut Grove was charming. The interior was anything but. This couple was thrilled.
The authorship of the tiny inscription, “Could only have been painted by a madman,” was disputed. Curators in Oslo say the artist definitely wrote it himself. (But why?)
An ultramodern conservation center in northern France is a haven for flood-threatened items from the museum’s central Paris basement.
The Weyerhaeuser site near Seattle, praised for its balance of building and landscape, is at the center of a battle between conservationists and a developer.
After buying an awkward 1960s house with a clumsy 1980s addition, a couple set about dragging the lakefront property into the 21st century.
The ancient city of Babylon is a World Heritage Site, but it faces threats old and new. As some of its walls crumble, preservationists are fighting to preserve the past.
The new center, in Riverside, Calif., will be dedicated exclusively to showcasing Mexican-American art and culture.
With the Louvre closed because of the pandemic, museum officials are pushing ahead on a grand restoration and cleanup.
The house in Orinda, Calif., was designed for entertaining. But it turned out to be just as good for living through a pandemic.
As their fiscal woes become worse, some government officials are looking more closely at public-private partnerships as a way to jump-start their economies.
Many credit Michael Evans with turning the vision for the hall at Penn Station into a reality. Before it opened, he took his own life.