<em>Dumpster diving</em> takes on new meaning as a New York-based design firm reinvents vacant lots as mini-resorts by converting old trash bins into swimming pools.
Jul 22, 2009 ABC News
The Manhattan Airport Foundation is lobbying to turn Central Park (yes, that Central Park) into an airport. The web is a twitter, and the MAF's elaborate designs are very funny. Aren't they? They're not really serious?
Jul 22, 2009 Treehugger
Community activists in the South Bronx are working to "daylight" a long-buried stream and re-integrate some natural water treatment processes into the dense urban atmosphere.
Jul 21, 2009 The New York Moon
Cities from San Antonio to Singapore are resuscitating waterways that once lay buried under rivers of concrete.
Jul 18, 2009 The New York Times
An American-born transit planner who help usher in congestion pricing and smart transit card technology in London has been nominated to chair New York's transit system.
Jul 16, 2009 The New York Times
Sales in Brooklyn are down, and that's made a ghost town out of the recently booming but now busted Williamsburg neighborhood.
Jul 15, 2009 New York Magazine
The City of New York has unveiled its Housing Asset Renewal Program, a plan to revive stalled projects as affordable housing.
Jul 14, 2009 The Architect's Newspaper
Michael Jackson's life would have been incredibly different (read: more normal) and lasted longer if he lived in New York instead of L.A., argues Gigi Levangie Grazer. She says the isolating qualities of L.A. enabled the downfall of the King of Pop.
Jul 12, 2009 The Huffington Post
Artists in Brooklyn are filling a void by converting construction dumpsters into swimming pools.
Jul 10, 2009 Ready Made
The new public plazas in New York City have gained much popularity among locals -- and earned much money for the city. Officials have been renting out the spaces to advertisers, blurring the lines between public and private.
Jul 10, 2009 The New York Times