Fumihiko Maki

  • News

    March 5, 2014

    Will Success Spoil Astor Place?

    The "tremendous irony" of moving Midtown to the East Village

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    51 Astor Gets Prepped for Demolition

    Esther Zuckerman​Is the East Village ready for yet another big, shiny building? Well, it's getting one at 51 Astor Place. A 183-foot-tall office building with space for retail designed by Fumihiko Maki will inhabit the plot, which used to house the Cooper Union engineering department. The 17-m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    East Village to Get Another Ugly Building, at Astor Place

    via Curbed​The Wall Street Journal reports today that 51 Astor Place, the site of Cooper Union's old engineering building, is once again in the works as the site of developer Edward Minskoff's fancy-shmancy new Fumihiko Maki-designed "13-story ribbed granite-and-glass office building," which h ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    May 18, 2004

    Turtle Diary

    Living near Ginger, Ray, Greg, Cindy, Dag Hammarskjold, and all that