March 18, 2018

THEN AND NOW: Richard Meier Edition

Last Monday, we chronicled a new neighborhood storefront, the Sales Gallery of 685 First Avenue, the monolith rising across from Windsor Tower. Its star architect, Pritzker Prize‒winning Richard Meier, is a key part of the marketing plan, his name featured on the front door.
March 12, 2018
Then, on Tuesday, Meier is Time's Up-ped by the New York Times for sexual harassment in the workplace. He admits to being "deeply troubled and embarrassed," and announces he's taking a six-month leave. His name comes off the front door in record time.

March 16, 2018
Paging Christopher Plummer!

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