Thanks to the Erie Canal, Buffalo was once one of the most prosperous cities in America, with the architectural gems to prove it. The renovation of several historic landmarks is giving the city a reason to be hopeful about its future.
Apr 19, 2013 The Boston Globe
While a massive redevelopment project waits to proceed, an 80-acre oceanfront site in the Far Rockaway neighborhood of New York City will host a competition to advance concepts for resilient waterfront development, reports Matt Chaban.
Apr 18, 2013 Crain's New York Business
Anyone who's ridden the New York City subway will inevitably pick up on the odd social patterns that develop in the slim tube hurtling beneath the city. A new study identifies and quantifies those unique behaviors.
Apr 17, 2013 The New York Times
Offsetting property taxes and maintenance fees, newly authorized market-rate ground floor retail provides a lucrative source of income for co-op owners in NYC.
Apr 16, 2013 New York Times
In an opinion piece, Jeff Speck lays out his case for pedestrianizing Broadway throughout Manhattan. Portions of the street have already been given over to public space, so why not expand the conversion and introduce more green into the city?
Apr 15, 2013 New York Daily News
Phyllis Lambert explores the evolution of the Seagram Building, focusing on Mies van der Rohe's profound concern for the relationship between building and nature.
Apr 14, 2013 Places Journal
A courtesy phone call from the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission to the owners of a luxury-car showroom designed by Frank Lloyd Wright was seemingly all it took to persuade them to demolish the historic interior.
Apr 13, 2013 Crain's New York Business
A study commissioned by the city of New York makes a compelling case for extending the city's subway system beyond the five boroughs.
Apr 12, 2013 Capital
Just 12 years after it opened to critical acclaim, the American Folk Art Museum will be demolished by MoMA, its new owner. The irony of it being razed by an institution committed to preserving important pieces of modern design isn't lost on many.
Apr 11, 2013 The New York Times
With a new pilot program, New York City is joining the growing list of cities launching apps to connect drivers to public parking spaces. A new app, called PayByPhone, will let drivers find and pay for parking from their phones.
Apr 11, 2013 The Wall Street Journal