Construction is about to begin on the New York Wheel, the Western Hemisphere's largest Ferris wheel

Construction is about to begin on the New York Wheel, the Western Hemisphere’s largest Ferris wheel

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Architecture firm S9, a division of Perkins Eastman, is moving ahead with plans for the New York Wheel, what will soon take shape as an enormous Ferris wheel on the Staten Island waterfront.

Rafael Viñoly's car-melting Walkie-Talkie Tower named Britain's worst building of the year

Rafael Viñoly’s car-melting Walkie-Talkie Tower named Britain’s worst building of the year

Thursday, September 3, 2015

After roasting cars and carpets, London’s 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the Walkie-Talkie Tower, has itself been roasted as the winner of the Carbuncle Cup, British architecture’s least desirable award.

Quicken's Dan Gilbert snaps up Detroit's landmark Book Tower

Quicken’s Dan Gilbert snaps up Detroit’s landmark Book Tower

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Dan Gilbert, billionaire founder of Quicken Loans and champion of downtown Detroit commercial real estate, last week announced he will buy the long-vacant 38-story Book Tower skyscraper and two other adjacent buildings on Washington Boulevard.