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?
Foster + Partners, the architectural firm run by Norman Foster, was chosen to design the first full- block office tower on Manhattan’s Park Avenue to be built in almost 50 years, the developers said today.
The owner of Lipstick Building, the midtown Manhattan tower where Bernard L. Madoff ran the biggest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history, filed for bankruptcy with a plan to reorganize with support of its largest creditor.
Hedge-fund investor James R. Hedges IV mingled with assorted Bronfmans, Gunds, Sacklers and several hundred other art-world notables at a fundraiser this week, munching the canapes at Manhattan’s Four Seasons Restaurant.