Weekly Calendar: July 23-30

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Photo by Bluejake


  • Felissimo Design House
    Up to 90 percent off everything
    When: 7/26–7/31 (Mon.–Sat. 11am–6pm; Fri. 11am–8pm).
    Where: 10 W. 56th St., 212-247-5656
  • Mitchell Gold
    40% off club chairs, sectionals, decorative pillows, and other home furnishings
    When: 7/22–8/1
    Where: ABC Carpet & Home, 888 Broadway, at 19th St., 2nd fl., 646-602-3381.
  • Martha Stewart’s Catalogue for Living Tag Sale
    Up to 70% off selected items
    When: Now
    Where: at www.marthastewart.com
  • MoMA Summer Sale
    Up to 70% off selected items
    When: Now
    Where: online and at MoMA QNS 33 Street at Queens Blvd. Long Island City, Queens
  • Modernica Summer Sale
    When: July 24-27
    Where: 57 Greene Street 212.219.1303

  • Drexel Heritage Summer Sale
    10% off dh Kids, dh Leather, Drexel Youth, Bedding & Floor Samples
    32 West 18 th Street
  • Laytner’s Summer Clearance Sale
    2270 Broadway (82nd )
    237 East 86 th Street

  • Homer Summer Sale
    50%-70% off
    939 Madison Avenue
  • Crate & Barrel Summer Sale
    Begins June 18th
    Up to 40% off on selected items

    Craigslist Weekend Garage Sale Round Up

  • Chelsea Flea Market
    Saturday and Sunday, 6th Ave from 25th to 26th Street, sunrise to sunset
    Phone: (212) 243-5343
  • Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market
    Saturday and Sunday, 39th Street, between 9th & 10th avenues, 10am – 6pm


  • Corvettes to Cuisinarts:
    Six Decades of Diversity in Industrial Design
    When: May 15 – July 31
    Where: Pratt Gallery, 144 West 14th Street
  • International Dumpster Diving Meetup
    on Thursday, July 22 @ 6:00PM
    Sign Up
  • At the Ansonia Hotel: A Broadway Landmark Turns 100
    On view June 25 through August 16, 2004
    Referred to by a member of the American Institute of Architects as “Sophia Loren in the midst of Twiggies ,” Graves and Duboy’s Ansonia has been a crucible of culture and home to some of New York’s most interesting artists and eccentric characters. See also the related walking tours on August 6 and August 13.
  • Christo and Jeanne-Claude: The Gates, Central Park , New York , 1979-2005
    Through July 25
    The latest project from the husband-and-wife team consists of 7,500 saffron-colored gates set up at 12-foot intervals along 23 miles of pedestrian walkways in Central Park…
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Tall Buildings at MoMA QNS
    This exhibition presents large-scale models, drawings, and photographs of twenty-five skyscrapers from around the world. Designed within the last decade, these buildings redefine the genre for the twenty-first century.
    33 Street at Queens Boulevard , LIC, Queens
    6:00 PM
  • “Counter Culture” at the New Museum of Contemporary Art
    July 10 – August 14th
    Opening Reception July 9th, 6pm (must be a member….)
    “A seek-and-ye-shall-find exhibition for the adventurer in all art lovers, Counter Culture partners contemporary artists with shopkeepers near our future home on the Bowery….”

  • Andy Goldsworthy on the Roof
    No, this is not news and it will be up until October 31st, but he’s our hero. Part of loving your NYC apartment is loving NYC. And what’s not to love about standing on the roof of the Met in the summertime taking in a work by Goldsworthy? Priceless.
  • glowlab: 1:100 exhibition
    1 foot of interior space is equivalent to 100 feet of the city…
    July 1st – August 27th
    527 W. 24th
  • Solos: FutureShack
    May 14 – October 10, 2004
    The architectural prototype FutureShack, designed by Australian architect Sean Godsell, will be constructed in the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden as part of the summer Solos series.
    Cooper Hewitt Museum, 5th Ave. at 91st St.
  • Fresh Paint: Skeptics Touch Here
    July 1-August 6, 6-8pm
    (“fresh” as in “new,” “brash” or “unaffected”) curated by Koan Jeff Baysa and including lot’s of promising artists….
    Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts
    13 Jay Street (in TriBeCa between Hudson and Greenwich)

  • Exhibit: “The Future-Shaping Generation”
    July 1st-August 7th, The Center for Architecture
    Sponsored by Metropolis Magazine and Oculus, the publication of the AIA New York Chapter, the exhibit features the work of dozens of emerging architects and designers, including the winner and 17 runners-up of the Metropolis Next Generation Design Competition and the 15 architecture firms profiled in the Oculus Spring 2004 issue “New York Next: Faces of the Future.”
    536 LaGuardia Place
    More Info: AIANY Calendar…
  • Technology, Public Space Focus of Fusedspace Contest
    Dutch “media collective” Fusedspace hosts a competition to inspire visual artists, designers, and architects to investigate the relationship between new technologies and public space. The winning entry will receive 10,000 euros; other prizes will also be awarded…

  • Shock of the Old: Christopher Dresser
    The first full-scale museum retrospective ever of Christopher Dresser, a pioneer industrial designer and one of the most influential figures in design of the nineteenth century.
    The Cooper Hewitt Museum
    March 5, 2004–July 25, 2004

  • Jack Lenor Larsen @ the Museum of Arts and Design
    Exhibit runs until August 29
    “The exhibition “Jack Lenor Larsen: Creator and Collector” offers intimate glimpses into the career and collections of the renowned weaver, designer, author, gardener and collector
  • Parson’s School of Design
    Monday, May 17 – Saturday, Jul 31
    Architecture, Interior Design and Lighting End of Year Exhibition
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