12.11.13: At a breakfast briefing at Craft in New York, Anabelle Selldorf, FAIA, Principalof Selldorf Architects, gave an update on her firm’s expansion and renovation of the two existing buildings of the Clark Art Institute: the Museum Building and the Manton Research Center, in Williamstown, MA.12.17.13: Terrence O’Neal Architect hosted a reception for Congresswoman Yvette D. Clark to discuss advocacy issues of importance to architects and pertinent to her role on the House of Representatives’ Small Business Committee. (l-r) Andrew Thompson, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP; Ronald McCain, RA; Tonja Adair, AIA, NOMA, LEED AP, President, NYCOBA/NOMA; Nicole Hollant-Denis, AIA; Patrick Holder, RA; Congresswoman Yvette Clarke; Terrence O’Neal, FAIA, LEED AP; Heather Philip-O’Neal, AIA, NOMA; and Rodney Leon, AIA, NOMA

12.18.13: (l-r) Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) President Tom Dee, ECHDC Chairman Robert Gioia, U.S. Congressman Brian Higgins, and NY State Senator Tim Kennedy cut the ribbon for the first phase of Buffalo Canalside Development Vision, designed by EE&K, a Perkins Eastman company.

12.23.13: Former NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, former NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the first phase of the permanent reconstruction of Times Square, designed by Snøhetta.

12.30.13: AIANY Executive Director Rick Bell, FAIA, spent a chilly afternoon at FDR Four Freedoms Park with Andrey Bokov, President of the Union of Architects of Russia, and Bokov’s family.

12.30.13: Andrey Bokov, President of the Union of Architects of Russia at FDR Four Freedoms Park.

12.30.13: Anya Bokov, a doctoral student at Yale School of Architecture, joined her father, Andrey Bokov, President of the Union of Architects of Russia, on a walk through FDR Four Freedoms Park.