An artist collective staged a tongue-in-cheek interactive game in Brooklyn last month they called "Gentrification: The Game," putting developers against locals and with a generous helping of hipsters.
Jul 29, 2010 The Toronto Star
The Times chose to investigate claims by transit agencies of high, on-time performance of LIRR, Metro-North, and NJ Transit by doing their own analysis and found major discrepancies. The article also indicates the infrastructure problems responsible.
Jul 29, 2010 The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
Can planners and architects build a better model of suburbia? Long Island Index thinks so, and has designed a contest to retrofit parts of asphalt laden suburban Long Island. Ideas are discussed in this NYT blog on design and architecture.
Jul 26, 2010 The New York Times - Opinion
Monocle magazine interviews James Corner, the landscape architect responsible for New York's lauded high line and recent winner of Cooper Hewitt Award for best landscape architect.
Jul 24, 2010 Monocle
A review of the <em>Our Cities Ourselves</em> at the Center for Architecture in New York, which features ten proposals to create better cities by 2030.
Jul 24, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
That's the title of an exhibit currently at The Museum of the City of New York, which shows how the auto dominated many aspects of city life. There are also showings of current "Streetfilms" by 'Livable Streets' showing how to undo it.
Jul 23, 2010 The New York Times - Art & Design
<em>Newsweek</em> picks the brains of architects to offer these visions of what the cities of New York and Los Angeles will look like in 2030.
Jul 22, 2010 Newsweek
As New York City's population grows older, the city is developing age-friendly districts. The districts will include improvements from grocery discounts to more time to cross busy intersections.
Jul 21, 2010 The New York Times
The City of New York is planning to open three public temporary "dumpster pools" in Manhattan during August.
Jul 20, 2010 The New York Times
A new coalition in Syracuse, New York is making moves to help regenerate the city. Roberta Brandes Gratz offers this look at what the city is doing.
Jul 20, 2010 Citiwire