Never Built New York

Why We Love It

New York City today is an elegantly congested urban mess, a largely ad hoc group of skyscrapers, highways, avenues, and pedestrian walkways. But if some of the architects in Never Built New York had their way, New York might be a wholly different place, with buildings built over the city’s rivers and urban planning that matched the city’s ambition to be the greatest on Earth. Enjoy this intoxicating look at the designs for New York that, either through bureaucracy, budget or bad luck, never came to pass.