It is not uncommon for wealthy Chinese to spend seven figures - in cash - on real estate "as housing for children studying in New York."
Aug 15, 2011 The New York Times
Due to open in a month, Lynn Rasic discusses the underlying elements that made up the National September 11 Memorial, including a single rescued pear tree symbolic of the City's resiliency and strength.
Aug 13, 2011 USA Today
The New York City Council voted last week to alter the city's code to encourage green roofs and urban gardening.
Aug 7, 2011 Inhabitat
New York City has led the way in tactical urbanism for some time, like the pedestrian plaza in Times Square. Now they're encouraging "pop-up cafes", or cafe table seating that takes over excess roadway.
Aug 7, 2011 Pattern Cities
Matt Seaton argues that "after significant investment in cycling infrastructure, biking needs better PR." Would a bike ambassador make the difference?
Aug 6, 2011 The Guardian
The BMW Guggenheim Lab is a traveling exhibition that will visit nine cities in the next six years, providing a public space to explore the challenges of today's cities.
Aug 3, 2011 The Architect's Newspaper
While other NYC development is stalled out, colleges and universities are "on a building spree", writes Mitchell Moss, and they are revitalizing old buildings and infrastructure.
Aug 1, 2011 The Architect's Newspaper
Architect Magazine tours Phase 2 of the much-discussed High Line Park, a former elevated train track that has become a popular public space. NYC Planning Director Amanda Burden makes an appearance.
Aug 1, 2011 Architect Magazine
According to Mayor Bloomberg's latest press release, nearly 19,000 cyclists populate the streets of NYC on a daily basis - that's 2,300 more than last spring. The growing popularity makes the soon to be unveiled bike-sharing system looks promising.
Jul 31, 2011 Transportation Nation
The Bronx is slowly shedding its negative image as it boasts a job growth that is outpacing the entire New York City, and the fastest wage increases than any other borough in the city, reports Daniel Massey for Crain's New York Business.
Jul 28, 2011 Crain's New York Business