New York has created new zoning rules, now officially under review for approval, that combat the current zoning's sometimes impeding effect on green building.
Dec 14, 2011 Crain's New York Business
Amanda Fung reports on NYC Landmarks chair Robert Tierney's legacy, who has preserved more districts than any other in his role. Was this the only way to preserve architecture and economic value of places, as he asserts?
Nov 19, 2011 Crain's New York Business
The low-cost method of construction on the residential towers of the Atlantic Yards project would be a first for any structure this tall. Sixty percent of it would be constructed off-site at a 20% cost savings.
Nov 18, 2011 Crain's New York Business
The Bronx is slowly shedding its negative image as it boasts a job growth that is outpacing the entire New York City, and the fastest wage increases than any other borough in the city, reports Daniel Massey for Crain's New York Business.
Jul 28, 2011 Crain's New York Business
As New Yorkers prepare for city-mandated, publicly-accessible 'report cards' on their buildings' energy use, they're finding fault with the LEED rating system for its lack of attention to actual energy measurement.
Jan 20, 2011 Crain's New York Business
Pedestrianized area's in Manhattan's Herald Square and Times Square will remain permanently closed to auto traffic.
Feb 11, 2010 Crain's New York Business
New York City's planning commission recently approved a plan to revitalize Coney Island.
Jun 20, 2009 Crain's New York Business
A new study shows that New York City is losing is middle class, and quick. However, says one planner, the findings, though detailed, don't give the big picture.
Feb 6, 2009 Crain's New York Business
A new study has found that almost 30% of the public space in New York's financial district has limited access or is completely closed to the public.
Sep 15, 2008 Crain's New York Business
Julie Menin is president of Wall Street Rising -- their newest project is a downtown information center.
Mar 8, 2003 Crain's New York Business