September 25, 2015, 5am PDT
The streets of New York lived up to their infamous reputation this week with two viral videos that seemed almost too perfect.
September 24, 2015, 7am PDT
On the media's responsibility for narratives that enable displacement, rather than inclusion.
September 22, 2015, 7am PDT
Yes, the world of urban planning will soon get a star turn of epic proportions—as the focus of an opera currently in development and scheduled to debut in New York City in 2017.
September 21, 2015, 12pm PDT
Unsurprisingly, an editorial titled "Gentrify East New York" provoked a strong response from the public.
Crain's New York Business
September 18, 2015, 8am PDT
According to New York Yimby, Mayor de Blasio's proposed inclusionary zoning policy could do more to protect small market-rate developments, without affordable housing, than it will to create affordable units.
September 16, 2015, 11am PDT
The 1848 High Bridge spanning Harlem River emerged in June from a multi-year, $61.8 million renovation—it's reviewed by Architect and former Empire State Development Corp VP Carol Berens.
September 15, 2015, 1pm PDT
The bi-partisan duo of governors from New Jersey and New York have penned a letter addressed to President Obama asking for a 50-50 funding share on the critical tunnel project for the Amtrak line connecting the two states.
September 15, 2015, 7am PDT
The New York Housing City Authority launched a program with an ambitious target of 1,000 affordable housing units by selecting two city-owned properties for development.
September 12, 2015, 11am PDT
On Sept. 13, the Hudson Yards Subway Station, the new Manhattan terminal for the #7 line that terminates in Flushing, Queens, will open with a grand ribbon-cutting ceremony considering the $2.4 billion cost for the one mile extension.
September 11, 2015, 5am PDT
More and more often, barriers have been erected between the public and POPS, as privately owned public spaces are known.
September 8, 2015, 11am PDT
Plans to transform 60,000 square feet of dormant space under New York's Delancey Street into a park could be ready to reemerge into the public discussion.
September 4, 2015, 5am PDT
With a surging homeless population, the city's cluster site program incentivizes slumlords and reduces the supply of affordable housing.
September 2, 2015, 6am PDT
What was promised as the tallest building in the world built by modular construction is delayed and the subject of lawsuits. State documents, recently made public, describe water damage, tolerance challenges, and unanticipated repairs.
August 31, 2015, 11am PDT
New York City is launching a program that will spend $100 million in capital funding on storm protection infrastructure in lower Manhattan.
August 31, 2015, 7am PDT
Facing tough competition from Uber, New York City's neighborhood car service providers are using apps to retain clientele. The jury's still out on whether adaptation will help them stay in business.
August 30, 2015, 11am PDT
The piece begins not in New York but three thousand miles west in Seattle with Janette Sadik-Khan explaining how she triumphed over auto interests by taking back precious road space and returning it to the people in the form of plazas and bike lanes.
August 30, 2015, 5am PDT
A 72-unit development in Rotterdam—the town in upstate New York, that is, not its namesake in The Netherlands, is one of the first in the United States to be called net-zero: it consumes as much energy as it produces.
August 28, 2015, 1pm PDT
Attempts to make over the conventional sidewalk shed are pretty but costly. Will Hadid's High Line canopy catch on?
August 26, 2015, 7am PDT
A plan to revitalize Buffalo's Outer Harbor as an expansive, fully programmed park was sunk by a housing component. A new draft is expected soon.
August 21, 2015, 11am PDT
On New York City's Roosevelt Island, residents have long lived free from the roar of garbage trucks. Instead they use Avacs, an island-wide system of pneumatic tubes that moves trash to a central location for processing.