The foundation is being laid for the world's largest Ferris wheel on State Island. Will it succeed where so many efforts to bring tourists to the Fifth Borough have failed?
Jul 9, 2015 The New York Times
A non-profit called the Flushing Willets Point Corona Local Development Corp. will employ the New York City Planning department as a paid contractor as it creates a plan for the neighborhood of Flushing West.
Jul 2, 2015 Crain's New York Business
Stymied for a time by lackluster investment, planned redevelopment of Hudson Yards on Manhattan's West Side is picking up speed. Joining residential buildings and budget hotels, office towers will bring municipal revenues back up.
Jun 30, 2015 The New York Times
Even though it's simplified, Inside the Rent provides a window into the logic of developers trying to get apartments built in New York City. The game's creators emphasize its educational value.
Jun 28, 2015 Curbed NY
One of the suggestions in Mayor Bill de Blasio's OneNYC citywide plan is nothing new: an oft-proposed subway extension down Utica Avenue in Brooklyn. Some question whether the area's relatively low density warrants such an expense.
Jun 28, 2015 the transport politic
It might come as a surprise, but Harlem is the neighborhood with the biggest increase in rents since 2002—a stunning 90 percent increase according to recent analysis.
Jun 25, 2015 Gothamist
Several years after arriving in New York from Lisbon, MoMA Curator for Contemporary Architecture Pedro Gadanho offers his perspective on the city's architecture scene.
Jun 25, 2015 Satellite Magazine
Since 2012, New York City has implemented its vision for economic development through NYCEDC, a non-profit corporation charged with deploying city assets to stimulate economic growth.
Jun 18, 2015 The Planning Report
The eagerly anticipated addition of a $2 billion campus for Cornell on Roosevelt Island will include a gesture toward the new model of innovation economy that directly connects universities with their cities.
Jun 17, 2015 Fast Co.Exist
In a tale as old as New York City, residents are upset that a development project, already underway in Brooklyn, will block view of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade.
Jun 16, 2015 The New York Times