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East Coast Editors' Picks

East Coast Editors' Picks

Thomas Leeser’s addition to the Museum of the Moving Image.
Peter Aaron / Esto

This year we welcomed foreign firms to US shores, marked memorial milestones, tracked the reinvention of abandoned infrastructure, and reported on universities as key players in urban development. Here are a few of our favorite articles from AN’s East Coast edition that offer a snapshot of the issues and voices that made news in 2011.

Courtesy Foster + Partners
 
 

01.24.2011

COURTESY BIG

 
 

01.26.2011

Peter Aaron / Esto

 
 

02.22.2011

COURTESY GROUNDLAB

 
 

03.26.2011

FERNANDO GUERRA FG+SG

 
 

04.21.2011

COURTESY WAGGONNER & BALL ARCHITECTS/SMART MOBILITY

 
 

06.23.2011

THE ARCHITECT’S NEWSPAPER

 
 

07.28.2011

COURTESY SILVERSTEIN

 
 

09.07.2011

JESSICA EDWARDS

 
 

09.19.2011

PHIPPS ROSE DATTNER GRIMSHAW

 
 

09.26.2011

Tom Stoelker / AN

 
 

10.12.2011

KIYONORI KIKUTAKE

 
 

10.27.2011

MONTAGE BASED ON PHOTO BY PETER MAUSS / ESTO

 
 

11.08.2011

Courtesy BHA

 
 

12.15.2011

COURTESY U.S. COMMISSION OF FINE ARTS

 
 

12.20.2011

PORTFOLIO> UNBUILT WASHINGTON

The National Building Museum presents the nation’s capital as it might have been: More and more, the National Mall is living up to its moniker “America’s front yard”: patchy turf, puddles, and cracked sidewalks give it an air of foreclosure. The National Mall Design Competition, now under way, will surely produce ambitious proposals to mend the Mall, but getting them approved and funded could take years and is far from guaranteed.