In this month’s New York Review Of Books, Martin Filler has a thorough examination of the trend in skyscraper apartment blocks, and the factors behind the remarkable takeoff in building height and price.
It's always exciting to receive a message from a master like Vincent Laforet telling you about his new photos. Never in my life I've seen New York from this perspective, from this altitude, and with this stunning quality. I'm amazed.
It's been 30 years since the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man first squished through Manhattan, so we thought it appropriate to consider a very serious question: How would New York City actually fight an evil god in the form of a marshmallow man? Stickiness and spoilers ensue.
Photographer Donna Dotan was shooting downwards out of a Manhattan apartment window when she noticed the beautiful symmetrical reflection. It inspired her to create this amazing series in which New York looks like an entirely different place—sometimes a starship, others the endless canyons of an alien megalopolis.