New York

An essay identifies imperatives for a new theory of tall, dense construction, and begins to sketch out a theory that will reconcile the skyscraper with contemporary business ideals.
12 hours ago   Medium
An industry report finds rising vacancies rates and lots of new supply coming down the pipeline. Could the nation's renters finally be in the market for some relief on the cost of housing?
14 hours ago   The Wall Street Journal
Has New York done enough to continue to build new high-end buildings in flood zones around the city?
Yesterday   New York Magazine
Redlining has been around for a long time, but across the country, local, state, and federal agencies are filing complaints against banks and other corporations for creative and subtle new forms of discrimination.
Yesterday   CityLab
Initial planning steps toward replacement of the 105-year-old tunnels under the Hudson River between New Jersey and New York's Penn Station are underway, with New Jersey Transit, Amtrak, and the Port Authority of N.Y & N.J. all playing key roles.
4 days ago   The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
A new online interactive project allows new access to the history of Manhattan before Dutch settlers began taking residence on the island in 1609
6 days ago   CityLab
A $1.1 billion lawsuit challenges the approval of plans for One Vanderbilt, adjacent to Grand Central Terminal, on the grounds that it circumvented the purchase of air rights from the adjacent Grand Central Terminal.
Oct 1, 2015   The New York Times
David Simon believes the events depicted in his new HBO mini-series were the result of a history of systematic hyper-segregation in America. HUD Secretary Castro agrees.
Oct 1, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
Streetsblog NYC reviews new zoning and development rules proposed by the de Blasio Administration and finds incremental progress, not a major breakthrough, for parking policy.
Sep 28, 2015   StreetsBlog NYC
Legislation is proposed to reduce the number of fatal pedestrian and cyclist accidents in NYC.
Sep 25, 2015   StreetsBlog NYC
The streets of New York lived up to their infamous reputation this week with two viral videos that seemed almost too perfect.
Sep 25, 2015   The New Yorker