Tenements

May 23, 2016, 12pm PDT
New York's 1916 zoning code would not have allowed 40 percent of buildings in Manhattan to be built today, according to a recent analysis. It also turns 100 on August 27 of this year.
New York Times
July 31, 2015, 11am PDT
Two authors agree that housing policies in the War on Poverty have failed. Are those policies too progressive, or not progressive enough?
Market Urbanism
May 3, 2012, 1pm PDT
Christine McLaren considers the history of urban housing in Berlin, and reveals a long-defunct program designed to address a problem faced by countless communities today.
BMW Guggenheim Lab
August 31, 2011, 6am PDT
Neglected for decades, a group of tenement buildings in New York City are set to be renovated to provide a new source of affordable housing.
The New York Observer