Category: News

8 Wonders of Imagination in Architecture

Our friends at Houzz.com have named TCA one of their Best of 2013! We are excited and proud to show our work on Houzz.com, and we have been featured several times in the past year. Recently our work has been featured in two new articles on Houzz.com. ¬† 8 Wonders of Imagination in Architecture¬† references… Read more

74 Washington Gets Landmarks Approval

Landmarks has officially given the thumbs up to 74 Washington. With only minor changes requested and after a healthy debate, LPC is letting the project move forward. It is always exciting when projects clear this hurdle. Construction is expected to start in Mid-July.

23 Downing is Complete!

We are happy to report that our 23 Downing project has been completed and looks beautiful. Please check out the photos on our website and the property listing if you are interested in purchasing!   [photosphere]https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-MHeO3FkO5Ik/UdMMcoZnG3I/AAAAAAAAEIY/ouxHbbuXZLI/w1715-h488-no/PANO_20130702_131205.jpg[/photosphere]

Bush Terminal Under-construction

Bush Terminal contraction is underway and moving quickly. Here are some pics of our Comfort Station, finally nearing completion after almost 8 years of development. One photo is of the “butterfly” roof structure, pre-assembled at a steel yard in Staten Island. The other is of one of the four modified shipping containers that will ultimately… Read more

Honest Buildings Features 73rd Street Penthouse (Update)

The architectural social network, Honest Buildings, has featured our 73rd St. Penthouse project this week. Honest Buildings is a site built to connect architects, tennets, builders, and managers in a quest for better design by creating a sense of responsibility through transparency. Check us out at www.honestbuildings.com . – Update – We are happy and… Read more

Most Missed of 2013

We have already written about this, but the Slide apartment has been sold and the new owner has announced plans to renovate the space and remove the slide. While we all know that all good things come to an end, we were touched by the out kind outpouring that accompanied this news. Recently Curbed named… Read more

MEN (AND LADY) AT WORK

Check out Wayne, Jim and Elisse on a video conference call with the NYC Development Hub. The Hub is a new totally virtual intiative by the Department of Buildings to expedite plans examinations and the approval process for developer projects. Welcome to the Future! http://www.nyc.gov/html/dob/html/development/the_hub_main.shtml

Haven’s Kitchen, Mark Bittman + The New York Times

It was recently noticed that Mark Bittman and his New York Time’s video food blog are now being filmed at Haven’s Kitchen. CHECK OUT this very tasty looking recipe for Squash on Toast.

67 Charles Street Gets write up on 1KindDesign

Our 67 Charles Street project was the subject of a warm review from the design blog 1 Kind Design, “where design never sleeps.” The article describes the main architectural struggle of merging classic and modern detailing saying “TCA created an architectural language to highlight the moments where old and new would interact.” To read the… Read more

Berlin and Passive House

Wayne was recently invite to Berlin for a design conference. One thing that struck him during his tour was the “passive house” movement. “During a recent trip to Berlin, I was fortunate to be able to stay in a “passive house”. The house was designed by the owner/architectcs, Wolfgang Shoening and Beatrice Mosca and to… Read more