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A Congress for the Many, or the Few?
Published September September 9, 2012

Stitching Together a New Life in Riverdale
Surviving the Holocaust with needle and thread
Published in The New York Times, August 8, 2008

Turning Steel Into Lace
Living rent-free, Cal Lane makes her mark
Published in The New York Times, January 20, 2008

Rediscovering a Heroine of Chicago Architecture
Published in The New York Times, January 20, 2008

A Loft in Boston's Chinatown
Sam Davol, the cellist for the Magnetic Fields, and his wife, Leslie, move north
Published in The New York Times, November 22, 2007

An Airy Retreat from a Jam-Packed Store
At home with the Ricky of Ricky's
Published in The New York Times, October 18, 2007

An Artful Retreat from the Art Scene
Building a modernist house in the Hamptons
Published in The New York Times, October 12, 2007

These Walls Could Talk . . .
In Salem, Witchcraft and Old Architecture
Published in The New York Times, October 12, 2007

Shining Moment
A Paul Rudolph apartment, untouched for nearly 40 years
Published in The New York Times, October 10, 2007

In Costa Rica, Built for Books and Breezes
Published in The New York Times, October 4, 2007

A Firehouse Becomes a Home for Art and Music
Published in The New York Times, September 9, 2007

From Modest to Modernist
Jennifer Luce's triumph in La Jolla
Published in The New York Times, August 23, 2007

Oysters Seeking Home on Quiet Maine Island
Published in The New York Times, August 13, 2007

A House for a Korean-American Family
Published in The New York Times, August 13, 2007

The B&B Option Is Put to the New York Test
Published in The New York Times, July 23, 2007

In Provincetown, an Unlikely Gay Marriage
Rosie O'Donnell puts her stamp on Family Week
Published in The New York Times, July 23, 2007

Do Ask, Do Tell
David Mixner moves to Livingston Manor, New York
Published in The New York Times, July 17, 2007

Mass Market and Couture
Young designers mix it up in Greenpoint
Published in The New York Times, June 22, 2007

Not in My Front Yard
Controversy on West 15th Street
Published in The New York Times, June 22, 2007

Housing Plan Turns Disney Grumpy
Published in The New York Times, May 18, 2007

Lessons Learned at the Academy for Anything
Cass Calder Smith comes to New York
Published in The New York Times, May 18, 2007

Letting the Architecture Speak for Itself
Published in The New York Times, April 24, 2007

Shaving My Wallet Better Than My Face
Falling for the Infinity Razor
Published in The New York Times, April 13, 2007

In Michigan, A Green Museum
Published in The New York Times, March 29, 2007

Up in the Attic, Millennium Style
Published in The New York Times, March 29, 2007

A Road Trip Back to the Future
Visiting Paul Rudolph's Buildings in New England
Published in The New York Times, March 25, 2007

Getting In at the Underground Floor
Published in The New York Times, February 25, 2007

Post-Renovation Depression
The contractors are gone. So why do I feel blue?
Published in The New York Times, February 22, 2007

The Central Park of Southern California
Published in The New York Times, February 4, 2007

Billy Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Published in The New York Times, January 27, 2007

A Paparazzi-Proof Condo
Published in The New York Times, January 23, 2007

Art Above and Below, With Life in the Middle
At home with Ann Brashares and Jacob Collins
Published in The New York Times, January 4, 2007

A Former Studio, Still Filled With Art
Published in The New York Times, December 31, 2006

Don't Call it the Poconos
Northeastern Pennsylvania Gets Chic
Published in The New York Times, December 22, 2006

Ice Hotel Quebec-Canada
A review of the cold accommodations
Published in The New York Times, December 17, 2006

Letting Kahn Be Kahn
Restoring the Yale University Art Gallery
Published in The New York Times, December 10, 2006

Legacies Passed from Father to Son
Gustavo Bonevardi in the West Village
Published in The New York Times, December 3, 2006

Nara: The Town That Time Forgot
Published in The New York Times, November 13, 2006

Good Things in Small Packages
West Village resident Marianne Cusato designs Katrina Cottages
Published in The New York Times, November 5, 2006

With a Diocese as a Developer, Emotions Run High in Santa Fe
Published in The New York Times, October 29, 2006

In Marfa, a New Interior With an Old Soul
Published in The New York Times, October 12, 2006

For a Shortbus Star, a Small Apartment
Published in The New York Times, October 7, 2006

Making a Neighborhood Safe for Kids
Published in The New York Times, September 17, 2006

An Island Where Millions Aren't Enough
The high price of Bermuda real estate
Published in The New York Times, September 10, 2006

Homeowners Aren't Smlling for These Cameras
Published in The New York Times, August 20, 2006

Getting the Glass House Ready for Its Close-Up
Published in The New York Times, August 13, 2006

Betting the Ranch in South Florida
Syd Kitson's big deal
Published in The New York Times, July 29, 2006

A Battle Over Modernism Goes Casa a Casa in Santa Fe
Published in The New York Times, July 13, 2006

Modernism Comes to "Frump's Island"
Published in The New York Times, July 9, 2006

The Town the Boom Forgot
Published in The New York Times, June 25, 2006

Visiting the Barnes -- While You Still Can
Published in The New York Times, June 23, 2006

The Blue Moon, on Orchard Street
Published in The New York Times, June 16, 2006

For an Artist, a Glass Box by Mies
Published in The New York Times, June 16, 2006

Sprawl Outruns Arizona's Biosphere
Published in The New York Times, May 28, 2006

Where the Best Antiques Can't Be Bought
A day trip to Troy, N.Y.
Published in The New York Times, April 7, 2006

The Wright Stuff, in the Japanese Heartland
Visiting the Meiji Mura Museum
Published in The New York Times, April 2, 2006

A studio that refuses to think small
Published in The New York Times, March 30, 2006

Not a Palace, But It's Home
The Ottoman emperor-in-waiting lives in a walk-up, rent-controlled apartment
Published in The New York Times, March 26, 2006

A New Orleans Hotel Bounces Back
A review of the W New Orleans
Published in The New York Times, March 12, 2006

In Princeton, Architects Get Lucky
Published in The New York Times, February 26, 2006

Pretty Profits from Ugly Houses
How HomeVestors went national
Published in The New York Times, February 19, 2006

Spending Money Like Water
Two hotels in Miami Beach makes waves
Published in The New York Times, February 17, 2006

The Disappearing Las Vegas Condos
Published in The New York Times, January 29, 2006

Tall Order
Nationally, ceiling heights rise
Published in The New York Times, January 22, 2006

That Tear-Down Could Become a Haul-Away
Saving modernist houses
Published in The New York Times, January 5, 2006

A Poor County, Rich in Modern Architecture
The Rural Studio's buildings in Alabama
Published in The New York Times, December 25, 2005

Frank Lloyd Wright on Staten Island
The Cretellas renovate
Published in The New York Times, December 18, 2005

Seaside at 25: Paradise, With Problems
Published in The New York Times, December 9, 2005

Free Homes for Disabled Vets -- But Where's the Land?
Published in The New York Times, December 4, 2005

A Home for Artists, and for Art
The avant garde, on Staten Island!
Published in The New York Times, November 27, 2005

More Twists Than a Mardi Gras Parade
Assessing the New Orleans real estate market after Katrina
Published in The New York Times, November 13, 2005

High Hopes and Worthless Land
My father's bad investment
Published in The New York Times, November 6, 2005

Smart Elevators
Published in The New York Times, November 2, 2005

Controlling Growth by Controlling Water
In Bolinas, a water meter sells for $310,000
Published in The New York Times, October 9, 2005

An On-Screen Alternative to Hands-On Dissection
Published in The New York Times, October 4, 2005

Are McMansions (Finally) Going Out of Style?
There's evidence that the size of new homes in America has peaked
Published in The New York Times, October 1, 2005

Alumnae House at Vassar
A great base for exploring the Hudson Valley
Published in The New York Times, September 30, 2005

El Tovar
A grand lodge near the Grand Canyon
Published in The New York Times, August 7, 2005

Healing Buildings in the Catskills
The Twelve Tribes in Oak Hill and Coxsackie
Published in The New York Times, July 24, 2005

Wynn Las Vegas
A review of the $2.7 billion hotel
Published in The New York Times, July 17, 2005

An oasis in a toxic world
A haven for "multiple chemical sensitivity" sufferers is threatened
Published in The New York Times, July 9, 2005

Daring Design in a Laid-Back City
Thanks to Rem Koolhaas, Porto, Portugal will never be the same
Published in The New York Times, June 19, 2005

Hotel on Rivington
A review of the long-awaited Lower East Side hotel
Published in The New York Times, June 12, 2005

Sleek in the Heart of Texas
Small houses buck the McMansion trend
Published in The New York Times, May 22, 2005

Nara, the Un-Kyoto
My favorite city in Japan
Published in The New York Times, May 22, 2005

Building on Sacred Ground
Toshiko Mori's architectural dialogues with the masters
Published in The New York Times, May 8, 2005

Move the United Nations to Ground Zero
The Freedom Tower could become a true symbol of freedom
Published in The New York Times, April 24, 2005

Southwest Florida's Red Tide Woes
Contaminated beaches -- and persistent respiratory problems -- hit a region that includes some of America's fast-growing cities
Published in The New York Times, April 23, 2005

Rate Your Landlord; Get Sued
Published in The New York Times, April 10, 2005

Take That, Grandpa!
Smashing Mies
Published in The New York Times, April 3, 2005

A Loan That Keeps on Paying
The MFA Boston comes to the Las Vegas strip
Published in The New York Times, March 30, 2005

Washington's forgotten river
Reviving the shores of the Anacostia
Published in The New York Times, March 27, 2005

What next, the Grill Room?
Published in The New York Times, March 27, 2005

In My Backyard, Please!
Infrastrucutre gets a new look
Published in The New York Times, February 27, 2005

Granny Flats for Cool Grannies
In Santa Cruz, accessory dwelling units are encouraged
Published in The New York Times, February 8, 2005

A Steakhouse with Rooms
Review of Browns Hotel, Miami Beach
Published in The New York Times, January 23, 2005

Securing the Iraq Museum
Published in The New York Times, January 23, 2005

Tony Goldman in Miami
An urban pioneer's new venture

Published in The New York Times, January 18, 2005

A Long Time for a Little Grandeur
An addition to the Tilles Center soars
Published in The New York Times, January 5, 2005

Greetings from Resisterville
A town where Vietnam draft resisters have made a difference
Published in The New York Times, November 20, 2004

Restoring Louis Kahn's "Undergraduate Project" at Yale
The Yale University Art Gallery gets an extensive renovation
Published in The New York Times, November 7, 2004

Design Diplomacy: U.S. Rejoins World's Fairs
With a little help from its sponsors . . .
Published in The New York Times, November 5, 2004

Where Are All the 60's Buildings Going?
Baby boomers lead the charge to tear down 60's architecture
Published in The New York Times, October 31, 2004

Frank Lloyd Wright Stays Busy in Buffalo
45 years after his death, three buildings by Wright are in the works
Published in The New York Times, September 6, 2004

The Death of Nest
A quirky magazine's farewell
Published in The New York Times, August 17, 2004

Whither the Tent of Tomorrow?
Finally, someone's paying attention the New York State Pavilion at the 1964-65 World's Fair
Published in The New York Times, July 17, 2004

A Monument to Arriving in the Middle of Nowhere
A review of the Secaucus Transfer
Published in The New York Times, July 11, 2004

Clinton's Legacy: Just a Little Library from Little Rock
The Clinton library rises on the Arkansas River
Published in The New York Times, June 10, 2004

Who Should Pay for Presidential Posterity?
Endowments for the presidential libraries are coming up short
Published in The New York Times, June 10, 2004

The Sculpture? It's Next to Home Depot
Can art save a strip shopping center from aesthetic irrelevance?
Published in The New York Times, May 15, 2004

On Campus, Rethinking Biology 101
Transgender students gain rights, and respect, in college
Published in The New York Times, March 7, 2004

eBay and Taliesin
The fight for photos of a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece
Published in The New York Times, February 14, 2004

Greece's Colossal New Guilt Trip
Bernard Tschumi's New Acropolis Museum was designed to settle a score
Published in The New York Times, January 18, 2004

World on a String
A puppeteer copes with Parkinson's disease
Published in The New York Times, November 19, 2003

Married or Not, It's a Full House
The lives of Steven Lofton, Roger Croteau, and their foster children
Published in The New York Times, November 19, 2003

The Provincetown Outflow Settles in Truro
Cape Cod's first "gay suburb"
Published in The New York Times, November 14, 2003

Santiago Calatrava, from the Canary Islands to Manhattan Island
Santiago Calatrava's opera house at Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands is dominated by a winglike canopy nearly 200 feet tall.
Published in The New York Times, October 26, 2003

From the Torch to the Toes, Digital Insurance
How the Statue of Liberty could be recreated, after a disaster
Published in The New York Times, September 11, 2003

Pierwise, One Person's Wreck Is Another's Art
Saving two rusting piers in the Hudson River
Published in The New York Times, September 4, 2003

An Elite Contest for a Growing U.N.
Pritzker Prize-winners compete.
Published in The New York Times, August 5, 2003

Post Prada, A Design Star Slims Down
Rem Koolhaas's relationship with New York is on the rocks
Published in The New York Times, April 24, 2003

Now Pitching For Wahconah, Jim Bouton
The "Ball Four" author cries "Foul Ball" in the Berkshires
Published in The New York Times, April 10, 2003

This Store Sells Rice Pudding -- Nothing Else
Rice to riches? Or rice to ruin?
Published in The New York Times, March 27, 2003

Washington Irving Didn't Sleep Here
A developer recreates Sunnyside (or tries to)
Published in The New York Times, March 16, 2003

The Man With the List at Architecture's Party
Profile of Reed Kroloff, an advisor to architecture competitions.
Published in The New York Times, January 11, 2003

40 Years on Montgomery Place
Returning to the block I grew up on
Published in The New York Times, September 22, 2002

Me and My Geiger Counter
Published in The New York Times, June 22, 2002

Think Different
Tekserve, which lives the Apple slogan
Published in The New York Times, June 20, 2002

Unloading His Books, But Not His Conscience
My encounter with Amazon.com
Published in The New York Times, April 11, 2002

When Modern Married Money
Blue blood meets white architecture in New England.
Published in The New York Times, February 3, 2002

Dust-Up In the Desert
Trouble at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture
Published in The New York Times, January 31, 2002

Drawing Closer to an Old Friend
Thoughts on the importance of the Empire State Building after September 11
Published in The New York Times, October 11, 2001

Architect Returns To a County He Helped Define
Edwad Larrabee Barnes Visits Westchester
Published in The New York Times, May 20, 2001

Architects' View: Nice Furniture, Not-So-Nice Buildings
Ikea's plans for Westchester draw ire
Published in The New York Times, January 21, 2001

Being of Sound Mind, and a $55 Consultation
Can a website write me a new will?
Published in The New York Times, December 14, 2000

An Online Peek at Your Politics
An Online Peek at Your Politics
Published in The New York Times, October 4, 2000

Dryvit
Fakle stucco, real problems
Published in The New York Times, July 1, 1999

Maya Lin
A portrait of the memorial designer as architect and artist
Published in The New York Times, March 1, 1999

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