New York

The ongoing saga of the tax and regulatory standing of Airbnb, the popular room rental app and poster child for the sharing economy, is evolving in San Francisco, Portland and the state of New York.
2 days ago   SFGate
Anthony Flint, recent author of a book about Jane Jacobs, talks to ASLA's The Dirt blog about her influence on urban design and landscape architecture.
Jan 13, 2010   ASLA's The Dirt blog
Blogger and landscape architect Lisa Town gathers a few D.I.Y. tables and chairs designed for creating instant public seating space for street food, including a hydrant tabletop.
Jan 13, 2010   Inspiration Wall
An artist collective in New York City is on a mission to blot out advertising in public space, covering it over with their art projects.
Jan 8, 2010   The Indypendent
Steven Dale of Creative Urban Projects in Toronto takes a look at a crazy plan by Santiago Calatrava to build a gondola to Governor's Island in New York that might not be so crazy after all.
Jan 8, 2010   Urban Omnibus
Once the Capital of Black America, Harlem is undergoing a population shift that is taking blacks out of the majority.
Jan 7, 2010   The New York Times
Mayor Bloomberg has joined an elite group of NYC members serving three terms. In this editorial, the Times suggests key planning and environmental issues that he should address if he is to make that term successful.
Jan 5, 2010   The New York Times - Opinion
The churches of New York 'remain a special category of real estate', says Holland Cotter.
Dec 27, 2009   The New York Times
For 21 years this urban St. Nick has been delighting visitors to the South Street Seaport in New York.
Dec 25, 2009   The New York Times
The Northeast corridor has effectively been shut out from receiving any federal high speed rail stimulus dollars due to tight environmental review policies.
Dec 22, 2009   The Boston Globe
These two posts from <em>BLDGBLOG</em> look at an innovative project that visually explains the convoluted policies and rules of New York City tenant rights and street vending regulations.
Dec 20, 2009   BLDGBLOG