Design For Living, Barely

Two nonprofits sponsor a cubicle-design competition for Dilberts on Manhattan's Skid Row.
July 5, 2003, 1pm PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"These days, a construction project on Manhattan's historic Bowery usually signals that more hipster-oriented retail space or another luxury condominium building is on the way.But an open design competition to renovate the old Andrews Hotel-one of the few lodging houses remaining on the Bowery-aims to bring fresh architectural inspiration to the neighborhood's erstwhile identity as a housing haven for the down and out."

Thanks to Peter Slatin

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Published on Monday, June 30, 2003 in Planetizen
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