August 22, 2008, 6:41 pm
Filed under: Introduction

This is a modernist guide to Manhattan. It is intended for the design conscious interested in experiencing modern architecture, design, art, food and culture.

The guide is data focused and has been designed as an instrument to be used for quick and concise reference. It’s simple format and straight-forward content allow for frequent and rapid updates.

Neither comprehensive or complete the modern list is, rather, a continual work in progress…


Authors | Contact
August 22, 2008, 6:25 pm
Filed under: Authors | Contact

Andrew van Leeuwen: Concept, Lead Design, Field Research, Website
Kevin Eckert: Design, Field Research, Beverage management
Chris Patano: Field Research, Urban dispute resolution

Graphic Key
August 22, 2008, 6:00 pm
Filed under: Graphic Key

Items are ordered alphabetically and contain the following information:

Name, Address, Phone number, General information / Designer

Items in regular text are recommended
Items in bold text are not to be missed

Everything Else
August 22, 2008, 5:57 pm
Filed under: Everything Else

Aida Barbershop, 209 East 76th St (at 3rd Ave) Winka Dubbeldam, 2000
Beacon, 55 Water St, Rogers Marvel
Chikalicious, 203 E 10th St, (btwn 1st & 2nd) 212.995.9511
Clay Health Club, 25 W 14th St, Studios Architecture
G Spa, 18 9th Ave (Hotel Gansvoort)
Jazz at Lincoln Center, 10 Columbus Circle, Rafael Vinoly
Juan Valdez Flagship, 140 E 57th St, Hariri & Hariri
Newsbar, 2 W 19th, Turett Collaborative Architects
Other Music, 15th E 4th St
Skinklinic Spa, 800 B 5th Ave (at 61st)  Richardson Sadeki Design
The Ford Foundation, 321 East 42nd St Dinkeloo & Roche, interior public garden
Urban Center Books, Madison Ave & 51st St
Yelo, (urban power-naps) 315 W 57th St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave)

Showrooms | Lighting
August 22, 2008, 5:55 pm
Filed under: Showrooms | Lighting

100Watt, 54 Greene St
Artemide, 46 Greene St

Showrooms | Kitchens
August 22, 2008, 5:49 pm
Filed under: Showrooms | Kitchens

Boffi, 31 1/2 Greene St
Bulthaup, 578 Broadway, Suite 306
Henrybuilt, 79 Grand (btwn Wooster & Greene)
Manhattan Center for Kitchen +Bath, 29 E. 19th St (btwn Park & Broadway)
Poggenpohl, 230 Park Ave S
Poliform, 150 E. 58th St, 9th Floor
Valcucine, 66 Crosby St

Showrooms | Materials
August 22, 2008, 5:40 pm
Filed under: Showrooms | Materials

3-Form, 520 8th Ave, 20th floor, 212.627.0883
Bisazza, 43 Greene St, 212-334-7130
Material Connexion, 127 W 25th St, 2nd floor, 212 842 2050
Panelite, 315 W 39th St, Studio 087, 212 343 0995