Takayo Noda is a collage artist, printmaker, writer, and illustrator, born in Tokyo and now living in NYC. In 2007, she designed this faceted glass installation for the Sutter Ave. MTA station in East New York, Brooklyn.
Style Across America: Touching Down in Cincinnati: according to Esquire, in Cincinnati a grilled cheese sandwich counts as style.
12 Reasons I Love Cincinnati: a pretty good list, although I have to respectfully disagree about the local food scene.
General Electric’s Generic Building: Aaron Betsky doesn’t like a building proposed for GE in downtown Cincinnati.
Fellows Riverside Gardens: this garden in Youngstown seems pretty amazing.
Downtown Detroit Revival Has Rocker Ready to Roll Out: “Authenticity is a commodity just like real estate is a commodity.”
This “Brooklyn Girls” Music Video Will Make You Want to Move Back to Ohio: some hipster chick from Virginia Beach attempts to create an anthem for female Brooklynites; awkward hilarity ensues.
My Brooklyn, Then and Now: an actual Brooklyn native opines about his borough.
The side of the old George Schwartz Germania Hall in Savannah is filled with overlapping ghost signs, but I can only make out snippets — George Schwartz Germania Hall, Duke’s Mixture, and Royal Blue [and then possibly] Shoe.