September 15, 2016, 11am PDT
A game design competition based on the most famous biography of Robert Moses's life attracted more than 100 submissions from around the world.
July 21, 2016, 6am PDT
When the state allowed the 421-a tax abatement program to expire in January, the city of New York lost a key tool for development in the city. Now scuttled developments are blaming their demise on the lack of 421-a.
June 30, 2016, 6am PDT
Citing drivers for failure to "exercise due care" (administrative code 19-190) is a key enforcement tool of Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero policy, but a judge just threw it out.
May 5, 2016, 2pm PDT
A fun, if not conclusive, exercise in layering the country's most famous transit map with data from the real estate market.
February 21, 2016, 1pm PST
The de Blasio Administration is getting creative in looking for sites to develop affordable housing. One potential idea: church parking lots.
November 4, 2015, 1pm PST
The latest chapter in the ongoing supply vs. demand chronicles takes place in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, where a community board came down firmly in opposition to new density in their neighborhood.
September 11, 2011, 5am PDT
Officials are at a loss to explain why parking tickets issued in New York's East Village have decreased by almost half between 2009 and 2010.
March 25, 2011, 10am PDT
Following trends seen in Europe and China, a public park in New York City has installed a ping pong table.
March 15, 2011, 1pm PDT
Mayor Bloomberg has revealed plans to transform New York City's waterfront, calling it a sixth borough. The city envisions new parks, piers, and promenades across the entire city's waterfront.
October 22, 2010, 12pm PDT
"Betaville" is a virtual New York where users can experiment with the built environment and how new buildings will look in the cityscape.