A Pablo Picasso painting’s removal from the entrance to New York’s Four Seasons restaurant was blocked by a judge at the request of a preservationist group that said the artwork would be severely damaged in a move.
The New York Landmarks Conservancy sued the owner of the Seagram Building in midtown Manhattan to block the removal of a Pablo Picasso painting from the Four Seasons restaurant, saying the work will be severely damaged.
For decades, New York University has waged architectural war on Greenwich Village and even the announced departure of President John Sexton in 2016 seems unlikely to stop its overweening expansion plan.
Apple Inc.’s stunning new Campus 2 in Cupertino, California, will be one of Steve Jobs’ lasting legacies when completed in 2015. For better or worse, he was thinking differently to the end, striving for geographic self- sufficiency even as many other high-technology enterprises across the country were starting to return to city life. Will this approach, and the complex that embodies it, renew Apple’s culture of excellence or retard it?