Archinect - News 2017-09-19T15:09:57-04:00 Goldman Sachs occupies Battery Park City? Nam Henderson 2012-07-02T23:12:00-04:00 >2012-07-03T15:32:57-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>One afternoon, three mellow residents &mdash; Anita Inglese, 86, Marilyn Amdur, 85, and Joan Ruberti, 81, all widows &mdash; talked about the offerings of the alley. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s nice for us,&rdquo; Ms. Inglese said. &ldquo;We need places to walk to."...&ldquo;I&rsquo;ve been in all the places,&rdquo; Ms. Amdur said. &ldquo;One thing that&rsquo;s good is they put in this long bench. You need to rest sometimes.&rdquo;...Ms. Ruberti said, &ldquo;I love it because everything is brand new.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> N. R. Kleinfield visits "Goldman Alley" site of Goldman&rsquo;s new Battery Park City headquarters. Looking for the right kind of neighborhood establishments, Goldman's brought in a range of new businesses from gourmet grocers and florists to outposts of Shake Shack, Blue Smoke barbecue and even a new Conrad (a higher-end Hilton brand) to replace an older&nbsp;Embassy Suites on-site.</p> <p> Previously Michael Kimmelman wrote&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A Canopy as Social Cathedral</a> about the new(ish)&nbsp;canopy designed by Preston Scott Cohen which covers North End Way, aka "Goldman Alley" in Battery Park City.</p> A Canopy as Social Cathedral anthony dong 2012-06-04T21:24:00-04:00 >2012-07-03T15:30:49-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>the canopy covers 11,000 square feet of an easement in Battery Park City; effectively, North End Way is a north-south passageway or alley, lined with shops and restaurants. Part of what makes this a notable public space is the quality of construction... But it&rsquo;s the canopy, which Goldman also commissioned, that formally elevates what is really just a gap between two buildings into something almost as inspired as the nave of a great Gothic cathedral.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>