Never Built New York: Greg Goldin & Sam Lubell
Presenting their recent exhibition at the Queens Museum, New York City as it might have been: with over 200 years of visionary architectural concepts for unbuilt subways, bridges, parks, airports, stadiums, streets, train stations, and of course, skyscrapers.
Sam Lubell is a contributing editor at The Architect’s Newspaper. He has written seven books about architecture for Monacelli Press, Rizzoli, Metropolis Books, and Phaidon. He also writes for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Magazine, The Atlantic, Architect, Architectural Record, Architectural Review, Wallpaper*, Contract, and other publications. He co-curated the A+D Architecture and Design Museum exhibitions Never Built Los Angeles (2013) and Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles (2015).
Greg Goldin was the architecture critic at Los Angeles Magazine from 1999 to 2011. In 2011, he was awarded a Getty Institute Research Grant, which led to his exhibition “Windshield Perspective,” at the A + D Architecture and Design Museum > Los Angeles (2013), a study of vernacular Los Angeles architecture. In summer 2013, he co-curated and co-authored Never Built Los Angeles. In 2014, he was a contributing curator to the Getty Museum’s “No Further West,” an exhibition about the making of Los Angeles’s Union Station. His latest book, co-authored with Sam Lubell, is Never Built New York. The exhibition, Never Built New York, at the Queens Museum, ran from September 17, 2017 to February 18, 2018. His writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Architectural Record, Architect’s Newspaper, and Zocalo, among many others.