The housing market in NYC has seen a 98.5 percent increase in luxury condo construction since last year. Market experts are concerned there is not enough demand to meet supply, causing developers to build upper to middle-income housing instead.
Oct 4, 2014 New York Times
An op-ed column by Dana M. Lerner, a New Yorker whose 9-year-old son was struck and killed by taxi while crossing the street earlier this year, explains the legal precedent that lets drivers get away with murder.
Oct 1, 2014 New York Times
A simple proposal to replace grass soccer fields with artificial turf, thus doubling the amount of time the fields could be used, has been frozen by the litigation and ballot initiatives of the San Francisco planning process.
Sep 26, 2014 New York Times
For the second time in as many months, a cyclist crashed into a pedestrian in Manhattan's Central Park with fatal consequences to the pedestrian. On September 18, Jill Tarlov, 58, was hit by Jason W. Marshall, 31, riding a racing, brakeless bike.
Sep 25, 2014 New York Times
Anchorage, Seattle, and Detroit will be pretty cozy compared to just about everywhere else in the United States if climate change models hold true.
Sep 23, 2014 New York Times
New York Times Architecture Critic Michael Kimmelman reviews the third phase of the High Line, which opened September 21, 2014.
Sep 22, 2014 New York Times
The "9x18" proposal by the Institute for Public Architecture provides a lesson in the relationship between parking requirements and the cost of housing.
Sep 15, 2014 New York Times
Shaila Dewan details the increasing rates at which renters all over the country forced from their homes by eviction.
Sep 2, 2014 New York Times
The New York Times editorial board has published on op-ed in support of Mayor Bill de Blasio's ambitious targets for affordable housing in New York City over the next ten years.
Aug 31, 2014 New York Times
In the midst of a building boom and expecting another 1.4 million residents to live in the city by 2031, London is embroiled in a debate about how it should meet housing demands.
Aug 30, 2014 New York Times