There's been a lot of focus on the glass buildings that have gone up across the city as part of the latest building boom. New York Magazine's architecture critic, Justin Davidson, has eloquently detailed his exploration of gentrification and contextual architecture with a substantial list of 54 side-by-side building comparisons — images of new glass towers and what used to be in their place...
This is a must-read. Davidson talks about the necessity of "aggressive blandness" and gives you reason to love
all most of the changes to our city.
Check it out: The Glass Stampede.