Offsetting property taxes and maintenance fees, newly authorized market-rate ground floor retail provides a lucrative source of income for co-op owners in NYC.
Apr 16, 2013 New York Times
In need of at least $230 million for system-wide repairs, NYC libraries, which receive less than $15 million a year from the city, look to strike land deals with private developers, report Joseph Berger and Al Baker.
Mar 19, 2013 New York Times
Facing increasing property prices, Brooklyn's hipsters must decide whether to abandon their lifestyle and recreate it "upstate."
Feb 18, 2013 New York Times
Can dynamic digital globes compete with flatter technologies like today’s iPad? Mark Vanhoenacker explores some of the possibilities these modern spheres may bring to places of work, study and play.
Jan 11, 2013 New York Times
After 5 decades of abandonment, and recent inspiration from the much-lauded High Line, a rusty railway stretching three-and-a-half miles through central Queens may become NYC’s next elevated greenway.
Jan 10, 2013 New York Times
Critic Michael Kimmelman, fresh back from Louisville's Idea Festival, questions why that quickly emerging city wants to double down on a new freeway expansion through its downtown while other progressive cities are tearing theirs down.
Sep 26, 2012 New York Times
As Baltimore wrestles with the difficult decision between closing fire stations or selling adspace on fire trucks, Michael Cooper reports on an approach more and more cities are taking to curb budget shortfalls.
Jun 26, 2012 New York Times
Lisa W. Foderaro reports on a new deal that enables adaptive reuse of historic structures and commercial development at Brooklyn Bridge Park, and ends a long-simmering dispute.
May 30, 2012 New York Times
NYU has announced its intention to reduce the proposed square footage for their controversial Greenwich Village expansion plan by approximately twenty percent.
Apr 16, 2012 New York Times
Joseph Berger describes a demographic transformation underway on the Bronx's Grand Concourse.
Mar 28, 2012 New York Times