Jerusalem

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Not long ago, it seemed every city wanted its own version of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, a shining slab of “starchitecture” to generate prestige and attract visitors. Now everyone is clamoring for a version of the High Line, the elevated freight...
Madrid Carlos Urroz, director of the city’s annual art fair ARCOmadrid, reveals his top holiday traditions. Sweet Treat: “Roscón de reyes—a soft bun made with orange-blossom water—is only available at Christmastime. Try it at the historic boulan...
Adam Tihany knows the inside of his suitcase better than the inside of his Manhattan apartment. The hotel and restaurant designer travels constantly for work, for pleasure, and to discover new places to eat. Fortunately, some of his latest project...
The Summer Bar at the American Colony Hotel is a place for optimists, who sit with an afternoon drink as the sparrows twitter in the flowering bitter-orange trees in the courtyard. On a sunny afternoon, it is possible to imagine that Jerusalem has...
In the midst of last winter’s revolts across the Middle East and North Africa, I kept getting e-mails and text messages from friends and colleagues in Tripoli, Cairo, Sanaa, and Benghazi. It made me homesick for the days when I spent more than hal...
There is something about Jerusalem that seizes the imagination when you first come upon it. I have been traveling there for over four decades, ever since I was a child, and I never fail to be surprised by my first glimpse of the place, the way ...
During his 14 years at the recently renovated Israel Museum, James Snyder has helped shape the institution into the Middle East’s most important repository of biblical and modern art. Case in point: A restored 18th-century synagogue from Suriname ...
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The setting sun cast golden light on the ancient city walls behind Jerusalem’s King David Hotel, where I sat having drinks with an Israeli friend. The transcendent scene prompted her to quote the Talmud: “Ten measures of beauty were bestowed on th...
sydney's new modernismChintz is one thing, but Sydney has long lacked a groovy, posing-in-the-lobby hotel. The Kirketon, in edgy Darlinghurst, fills the gap beautifully, with its champagne bar (a favorite among visiting fashion crews); Fix, a dar...
At sunset in Tel Aviv, the neon signs atop the high-rises on Dizengoff, Hayarkon, and the other main thoroughfares begin to flash the familiar litany of global brand names: Sony, Hyundai, McDonald's. Cars slow to a rush-hour crawl. On the Tayelet,...
CAIRO Khan el-Khalili To my mind, the word exotic was invented for the Middle East and its grand bazaars, consummate merchants, and sensuous honeyed sweets (with names— "ladies' thighs," "lovers' navels"— that hark back to the good old harem days)...
See our T+L Design Awards 2009 slideshow. Meet the Jury Architect Adam D. Tihany founded New York City–based Tihany Design in 1978. His multidisciplinary studio has designed restaurant interiors for Jean-Georges Vongerichten and hotels for the M...
Construction is nearly complete on Jerusalem's Moshe Safdie-designed addition to the Holocaust History Museum. The next big build for the city: the Center for Human Dignity-Museum of Tolerance, created by superstar architect Frank Gehry and slated...