New York

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.
5 hours ago   The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
Manhattan's High Line is a new model for reclaiming underused spaces and turning them into successful public spaces. Phase 2 of the ambitious park opened yesterday to much fanfare.
Jun 13, 2011   ASLA's The Dirt blog
A new report focusing on design professionals and architects in New York finds that these industries are on a strong growth path and create a significant impact on the local economy.
Jun 10, 2011   Urban Omnibus
Just before the second phase of New York City's High Line park opened this week, <em>Bloomberg</em> architecture critic James S. Russell toured the new addition with its architect and landscape architect.
Jun 10, 2011   Bloomberg
RonConCocaCola says that the New York's new bike lanes have "exposed a clash of long-standing bad habits — such as pedestrians jaywalking, cyclists running red lights, and motorists plowing through crosswalks."
Jun 9, 2011   RON CON COCA COLA
A slideshow from <em>Good Magazine</em> highlights the newly opened section of the popular High Line Park in NYC.
Jun 8, 2011   GOOD Magazine
Vicky Plestis reports that Manhattan's South Street Seaport, long criticized for failing to live up to its potential, is being rethought and redesigned by its developers.
Jun 8, 2011   The Gotham Gazette
Sadik-Khan writes a guest blog for Streetsblog on lessons Los Angeles could learn from New York's embrace of public spaces and streets.
Jun 7, 2011   Streetsblog
Alexandra Lange highlights a crowd-sourced urban design that actually worked.
Jun 7, 2011   Design Observer
New York's High Line park isn't just a nice place for a stroll. Mayor Bloomberg credits the line with creating over 12,000 new jobs and $2 billion in private development.
Jun 6, 2011   The New York Times
New York City's policy that incentivizes luxury development has had deleterious impacts on the city's lower and middle classes, according to the new documentary "The Vanishing City".
Jun 4, 2011   The Architect's Newspaper