Urban Fold

Battery Park City

An interview with Thomas Balsley, landscape architect and designer of hundreds of parks and plazas in New York, reveals inside baseball about the evolution of park design, planning, and approvals in the Big Apple.
Jan 14, 2014   Metropolis
Michael Kimmelman pays homage to an angular glass canopy, designed by architect Preston Scott Cohen, that has turned a pedestrian street in Lower Manhattan into a "social cathedral."
Jun 6, 2012   The New York Times
The New York Times City Critic ventures to Battery Park City to check out the city's newest and greenest library, yet occupying only 10,000 sq. ft. in a multi-story building, and comes away mightily impressed. Check out the photo slide-show.
Mar 29, 2010   The New York Times - N.Y. / Region