Construction Update: Luxury Tower at 30 Park Place

© 2014 Will Bradford

30 Park Place is the tallest residential building going up in downtown Manhattan. See construction of Robert Stern’s 30 Park Place from across City Hall park, closeups of the limestone cladding being installed, and its visual relationship with the Woolworth Building and the new World Trade Center. 30 Park Place

The Beacon Theatre

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© 2014 Will Bradford

Last night, I visited the historic Beacon Theatre for a music concert and was amazed by the neo-Grecian decorations throughout the building. Large columns feature mythological themes, and the enormous chandelier inside the auditorium  is magnificent. Designed by architect Walter W. Ahlschlager, the three tiered theatre was originally built as part of a chain of movie palaces. Now, the building is a leading venue for live performances and annual events such as the Tony Awards. Beacon Theatre