••• The New York Times has an article about how fitness
freaks aficionados are using “vibration plates” developed by the Soviet space program. The relevant part: “Station Fitness is set to expand this year, with two new locations in New York—one on the Upper East Side and one in Tribeca—and its first West Coast studio, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Each one will offer semiprivate instruction, with three to four machines. Monthly memberships at Station Fitness start at $200, and single sessions cost $35.” I called; it doesn’t sound like the Tribeca plans are firm just yet. (Photo by Emon Hassan for the NYT)
••• Sorry to those of you hoping for a TCQ&A with Jane Pratt. This came from her rep: “Jane really appreciates your interest but, at the moment, is very tied up on the road and with work. Thank you for reaching out and we look forward to seeing what more you produce in the near future.” Besides hot air, I assume.
••• The folks at BuzzBuzzHome discovered another rendering of 93 Worth—this one notable for including the four-story topper—on the website of ODA-Architecture. BuzzBuzzHome, by the way, is all about new construction.