New York City's planning commission recently approved a plan to revitalize Coney Island.
Jun 20, 2009 Crain's New York Business
The Lighthouse at Long Island is a proposed 5.5 million sq. ft. of mixed-use development covering 150 acres of Nassau County. The developers see it as a new form of smart growth suburbia.
Jun 19, 2009 The New York Times
A NY-based landscape architect, Thomas Balsley, FASLA, has created a new type of green roof using Austrian pines.
Jun 19, 2009 THE DIRT
Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara's pictures document Harlem's journey from a "rundown version of Paris" in the 1970s to the "global Harlem" of luxury condos and corporate franchises [includes slideshow].
Jun 15, 2009 Slate
New Jersey Transit has broken ground on what may be the nation's most costly transit project: a commuter rail tunnel under the Hudson River to a new Penn Station Expansion that, to the chagrin of transit advocates, will not connect to Penn Station.
Jun 15, 2009 The New York Times - N.Y. / Region
New York City is considering new legislation that seeks to address problems brought by the national recession to stalled construction sites and New Yorkers endangered by them.
Jun 13, 2009 The Architect's Newspaper
The first phase of the High Line is finished and ready for strolling as Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg cut a red ribbon on Monday morning.
Jun 11, 2009 The New York Times
A segment of New York City's High Line elevated park is set to open this week. <em>New York</em> Magazine looks at the real estate and architecture booms that's accompanying it.
Jun 10, 2009 New York
Planners in Park Slope have been experimenting with adjusting the price of on-street parking during peak hours on busy Fifth Avenue.
Jun 10, 2009 Streetsblog
Less than a week after Times Square became an outdoor lounge, it is already hard to find a seat there.
Jun 9, 2009 The New York Times