Hopes rose when the Norman Foster firm was hired to overhaul the 2,700-seat hall on the north side of New York’s Lincoln Center. That was in 2005, and nothing came of it.
Is there a future for the jinxed hall? Perhaps. The success of Lincoln Center’s $1.2 billion remodeling -- from the jauntily tilting lawn and the space-age fountain, to the electronic come- ons that zip across the outside stairs -- can only be inspirational. — bloomberg.com
Bloomerg's James S. Russell opines on his picks for a new architect, with a list that includes Diller Scofidio & Renfro, Frank Gehry, Snohetta, and Jean Nouvel.