The Building Names Project: Giving Character to Urban Spaces

Named buildings evoke a bygone era when owners, builders and designers identified their buildings with personality and humor.

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Urban Omnibus » Tektonomastics: The Building Names Project

The notion of multi-family housing in New York brings to mind unromantic concepts like density, (un)affordability or noisy neighbors. But maybe there are some simple ways to re-enchant the idea of dense urban living. This week’s feature offers one such strategy: identifying, mapping and analyzing those residential buildings that have proper names.

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