August 28, 2012
Modernism 2.0: A Tower in the Park Even Jane Jacobs Could Love
No one exactly plans to get old; it just happens. Real-estate fantasies, though, tend to be ageless. To misquote the late Nora Ephron, we’ve been having the same real-estate fantasy for decades. And though we’ve varied it a little—what we’re wearing—Greenwich Village, with its organically evolved but artificially preserved mix of row houses, local businesses, and effervescent street life, remains an archetype of good urban planning.
Photo: Interboro Partners