Monthly Archives: November 2015

Marie Reed Community Learning Center, Washington, DC

This combination elementary school, health center, and community center is a sprawling low-rise complex at the base of the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, DC. The buildings compromise 162,000 square feet on multiple levels. The site is oriented along 18th Street … Continue reading

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An Update on Queens Modern

Queens Modern has recently been updated with 50 more sites including a story on the Leo F. Kearns Funeral Home buildings (pictured above) and a feature on Catholic church architect John O’Malley, responsible for more than 100 buildings like American … Continue reading

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Wong Family Association, Chinatown, NYC

Currently at the Museum of Chinese in Americas is an interesting exhibition that showcases the work of a little known architect, who designed in both NYC and China, Poy Gum Lee. Lee married traditionalist elements with modern building techniques to … Continue reading

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Jewish Center of Hyde Park, Brooklyn, NYC

This modest building is nowhere near Hyde Park, New York and it’s totally unclear where the name came from, although there are various stories. Instead of Hyde Park, it’s on a quiet residential block of East Flatbush.  The main building … Continue reading

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