New York City

The New York City Council released a report this week proposing "industrial employment districts," "creative economy districts," and "new kinds of zoning to more effectively support mixed-use industrial, residential, and commercial neighborhoods."
2 days ago   Crain's New York Business
With designs by architect Thomas Heatherwick and Landscape Architect Mathews Nielsen, a park proposal for the Hudson River would make a splashy addition to the neighborhood that boasts the south end of the High Line.
4 days ago   The New York Times
Pay phones are over in New York City. Soon, however, 7,000 futuristic looking Link towers will be a standard presence among the New York streetscape.
4 days ago   Gizmodo
Michelle Cohen discusses whether or not companies like Airbnb, which provide platforms for room and house-sharing aimed at travelers, impact a city's affordable housing market.
Nov 14, 2014   6ftsq
New York will invest $46 million in an aesthetically pleasing and functional addition to its streets—2,000 bioswales that absorb stormwater and provide a lush sidewalk garden.
Nov 13, 2014   Inhabitat NYC
John Leland provides coverage of a big idea by Jim Venturi, the son of architects Denise Scott Brown and Robert Venturi, for the renovation and expansion of LaGuardia International Airport in New York.
Nov 11, 2014   New York Times
New York implemented bus rapid transit with the Select Bus Service, but has yet to develop the kind of busways found in Bogota or Guangzhou. Will a route in Queens deliver the full BRT experience?
Nov 9, 2014   Capital New York
The High Line is proving to be a powerful catalyst for development but the same can be true for nearly all parks (less perhaps the starchitect-designed projects near the High Line), explains former Empire State Development Corp VP Carol Berens.
Nov 7, 2014   UrbDeZine
You've probably heard the proclamation "The Next Brooklyn" more than once, from the New York Times of all things.
Nov 7, 2014   The Atlantic
One-block streets are, often one-way and without sidewalks, are home to some of New York City's desirable residences.
Nov 5, 2014   New York Times
An app that compares fares across transportation network company platforms reveals several lessons about the state of competition in this new transportation frontier.
Nov 1, 2014   Architect This City