The Tammany Hall building in New York City.
Beyond My Ken/Wikimedia Commons The Tammany Hall building in New York City.

New York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission declared the former Tammany Hall building—built in 1929—a landmark. [Chicago Tribune]

Anca Petrescu, the chief architect of Bucharest's "Palace of the People," died. [Associated Press in the Chicago Sun-Times]

This inflatable dumpster space, proposed on Kickstarter, has absolutely nothing to do with trash collection. [Curbed National]

Ponte City Apartments in Johannesburg is an example of daylighting design gone awry. [Web Urbanist]

New York City doesn't have traditional gateway arches into their large Chinese neighborhoods, and some residents have been trying to change that. [The New York Times]

In San Francisco, two propositions up to the voters next week involve the 8 Washington Street project, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. [SFGate]

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