October 12, 2011
by Jessica Sheridan Assoc. AIA LEED AP

Event: Archtober Building of the Day
Location: Varies, 10.01-31.11
Organizers: Archtober

To honor great design in NYC, each day of Archtober celebrated a “Building of the Day.” Here is a compilation of the buildings for the first half of the month. The next issue will feature the remaining buildings.


(L-R): Center for Architecture, Andrew Berman Architect; The Morgan Library & Museum, Renzo Piano Building Workshop/ Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners; 7 World Trade Center, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.

(L-R): Center for Architecture; Richard Cadan; ©David Sundberg/Esto


(L-R): Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center, Gabellini Sheppard Associates; New York Public Library Fort Washington Branch Children’s Room, Sage and Coombe Architects; Hearst Tower, Foster + Partners

(L-R): Paul Warchol; Sage and Coombe Architects; Foster + Partners


(L-R): IAC Headquarters, STUDIOS architecture; The New York Times Building, Renzo Piano Building Workshop in association with FXFOWLE; TKTS Booth and Revitalization of Father Duffy Square, Choi Ropia, Perkins Eastman, and PKSB Architects.

(L-R): Albert Vecerka/Esto; David Sundberg/Esto; Paul Rivera/ArchPhoto


(L-R): Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, The New School, Lyn Rice Architects; The Museum of Arts and Design, Allied Works Architecture; Betances Community Center and Boxing Gym, Stephen Yablon Architect.

(L-R): Michael Moran, Richard Barnes, Noah Sheldon, Lyn Rice Architects; Hélène Binet; Frank Ouderman