New York magazine – 47 Reasons to Love New York by Alexander Gorlin Architects

Reason No. 32: Our Snow-Salt Sheds Look Like Museums

December 14, 2016

The city is awash with megaprojects, quarter-mile-high towers colonizing the sky above Manhattan, and new transit tunnels Swiss-cheesing the ground below. Some of the finest recently built and in-progress architecture, though, operates at a more modest scale.

Boston Road (Allerton)
Alexander Gorlin’s frugal but vivid South Bronx housing for the formerly homeless makes the most of its constraints, enlivening charcoal brick with colored metal and fitting out the lobby ceiling with wavy strips that suggest the flank of a rocky gorge.

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