The New Nike Headquarters in New York City is an Architectural Masterpiece

first_img The Best New-School Kentucky Distilleries 1 of 5 Previous Nike has found an East Coast home in New York City and it can only be described as none other than an architectural masterpiece designed by Studios Architecture and Nike’s very own Workplace Design and Connectivity team.While the company’s global headquarters will remain in Beaverton, Oregon, Nike believes its East Coast presence will continue to drive the brand’s global vision. The company has had a long-standing relationship with New York City, but is hoping this move will establish its reach within the city.Located at 855 6th Avenue, Nike’s stunning new headquarters in Manhattan features six floors of floor-to-ceiling windows for an abundance of natural light and enviable city views, an open office environment, conference rooms, and a design studio.The entrance is formed by a tunnel that will make you instantly feel like an athlete entering the field of play. The artwork and décor lining the walls was designed by local artists and pays homage to the company’s history and historical branding. The one interesting, design centerpiece that is really special to the Swoosh brand is the vintage Volkswagen van that has been transformed into a small meeting room. But, this isn’t just any run-of-the-mill van.The van’s significance dates back to Nike’s very beginning when co-founder Bill Bowerman used it to distribute company product. You know you must be doing something right if you can turn a Volkswagen van into a worldwide empire.Nike’s new East Coast headquarters is an impressive 150,000 square feet in size and 4,000 square feet is dedicated to a state-of-the-art, indoor basketball court on the second floor. It’s without a doubt the highlight of the unveiling and will likely be a hit among the employees on their lunch breaks. Nike also plans to make it a multipurpose space hosting events as well as youth league and area high school basketball games.The rooftop terrace features a giant Swoosh logo planter that makes the headquarters visible from the Empire State building. It too will also serve as an event space and will have an on-site food truck. Editors’ Recommendations The Best New Men’s Grooming Brands You Need to Know About center_img Next The New Land Rover Defender Is Just as Glorious as We Expected Patagonia Goes 100% Sustainable with New Line Called Shell, Yeah! Your Guide to a Road Trip Across New York Statelast_img read more

Rutherford leads UC Irvine to ninth straight road win

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Tommy Rutherford scored 14 points including a basket in the final minute for what proved to be the winning points and UC Irvine defeated California Baptist 69-66 on Wednesday night.Rutherford’s right-handed hook with 48 seconds left put the Anteaters up 68-65. Jordan Heading made 1 of 2 free throws for the Lancers (4-5) and Robert Cartwright did the same for UC Irvine before the Lancers missed two 3-pointers in the final six seconds.The Anteaters led 33-28 at halftime. They never trailed in the second half though they were tied three times, the final time at 58-all with 3 1/2 minutes remaining before Evan Leonard made four free throws.UC Irvine extended their road win streak to nine games, the third-best active streak in Division I.Milan Acquaah, a sophomore transfer from Washington State, led the Lancers with 25 points, including four 3-pointers. Heading added 12 and Dejon Davis had 10 rebounds.Jonathan Galloway had 10 boards for the Anteaters.The Associated Press read more