A public art park has sprung up on a corner in Manhattan on loan from a local developer waiting to build on the land.
Sep 18, 2009 The New York Times
<em>Suburban Nation</em> co-author Jeff Speck cracks the new New York Street Design Manual and finds a lot of useful material and some that falls short.
Sep 16, 2009 Design Observer
Controversy surrounded the 125th St. Rezoning, which locals thought would cause rampant gentrification. One year later, little has changed.
Sep 16, 2009 City Limits
Public space plays an important role in cities. Essential to creating good public spaces, according to this commentary from <em>The Nation</em>, is the art community.
Sep 13, 2009 The Nation
Eight years after terrorists felled the World Trade Center towers in New York City, progress on rebuilding the site has been slow and mired in controversy.
Sep 11, 2009 Architectural Record
New York City has for decades collected data about itself through more than 2,500 statistical indicators. But now, that number has been chopped down to about 1,200. Officials say it creates a streamlined look at the city, but others call it a loss.
Sep 11, 2009 The New York Times
As construction on the Second Avenue subway in New York City is set to begin next year, MTA and current residents struggle to answer the question of where to relocate the people in its way.
Sep 9, 2009 The New York Times
Plans to create an assessment district near New York City's new High Line linear park have been dropped.
Sep 1, 2009 The Architect's Newspaper
A new report claims that Central Park in New York added $1 billion to the economy in 2007, and the new High Line park added $4 billion in new real estate developments.
Aug 28, 2009 ASLA's The Dirt blog
The iconic Philip Johnson-designed fountain in front of New York's Lincoln Center is getting a makeover. The new fountain has some preservationists peeved.
Aug 27, 2009 The New York Times