Even in New York City, it's a pain to try to "green" a building with insulation, overhangs, and other methods that violate zoning. Katharine Jose reports on the Zone Green Text Amendment, which addresses such impediments, and the team behind it.
Jan 31, 2012 Capital New York
A 2003 policy that mandated that subsidized developements grant jobs at living wages has not hampered development, according to one official.
Dec 7, 2011 Capital New York
The man behind the plan? Danish urbanist Jan Gehl has been quietly working behind the scenes on New York's transformation to pedestrian paradise.
Sep 20, 2010 Capital New York