New York Cottages & Gardens - November 2017

Real Estate Battles Rage On In NYC

In the Meatpacking District, a plan to transform five low-slung Gansevoort Street warehouses into swanky offices, stores, and restaurants has been held up for years by the local preservationist group Save Gansevoort.

These Are the Design Books Top Decorators Refer to the Most

“Billy Baldwin: The Great American Decorator [by Adam Lewis, 2010; Rizzoli]. His impeccable eye for color, pattern, and scale are all on display, in addition to transcripts from his lectures at the Cooper-Hewitt, which are surprisingly pragmatic and quite funny!” —Nick Olsen, interior designer

See the Winning Projects from the 2017 NYC&G IDAs Presented by DXV

On October 16, at Rockefeller Center’s famous Rainbow Room, NYC&G presented its fifth annual Innovation in Design Awards (IDAs), celebrating the best regional projects in the categories of architecture and interior, small space, garden, kitchen, bath, and product design. The finalists had been selected just a month before by our distinguished panel of judges—architect and designer Alison Spear, textile designer Judy Ross, and interior designers Caleb Anderson and Matthew Patrick Smyth—who convened at the Country Floors showroom in Manhattan to sift through dozens of submissions. Read on to see who took top honors.