Photo of the Day:
The Frick Collection in New York announces its plans today for a new six-story wing, increasing the museum's space by nearly one-third. The Davis Brody Bond–designed project, which would require the approval of city landmark officials, is likely to draw scrutiny from the museum's neighbors. [The New York Times]
Quote of the Day: "Rem Koolhaas [Hon. FAIA] presents the Biennale as la fine [the end]: 'The end of my career, the end of my hegemony, the end of my mythology, the end of everything, the end of architecture'." —architect Peter Eisenman, FAIA. [Dezeen]
Video of the Day: Chicago Tribune critic Blair Kamin discusses the Trump tower, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's city lighting project, the Lucas Museum, and Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House. [WTTW Chicago Tonight]
Number of the Day: $26 million—The amount automakers promised to save Detroit's art collection. ARCHITECT columnist Aaron Betsky writes that the collection is necessary for the city to reinvent itself. [Bloomberg Businessweek]
Instagram of the Day:
5 More Stories for Tuesday:
A New York developer filed plans to transform part of Philip Johnson's Sony Building into luxury condos. [The Wall Street Journal]
A four-year renovation by New York–based Steven Harris Architects involved excavating granite bedrock to create a basement pool, wine cellar, gym, and workshop in one of New York's "most surprising homes." [New York Magazine]
Paris policemen ordered the evacuation of the Pont des Arts bridge after a railing collapsed under the weight of thousands of padlocks, used as tokens of affection in a city tradition. [The Huffington Post]
New documentary on landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted premieres on June 20. [WAMC]
Step Up, Step Down:
Brian Rebain promoted to architectural director and associate of Detroit's Kraemer Design Group.
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