Brooklyn

February 14, 2019, 12pm PST
One approach to easing New York City's housing crisis: legalize and incentivize the construction of basement apartments.
Curbed New York
January 31, 2019, 5am PST
The New York City Department of City Planning has released its preliminary rezoning proposal for the neighborhood of Gowanus in Brooklyn.
amNew York
January 7, 2019, 5am PST
After the initial shock of Governor Andrew Cuomo's cancellation of the planned L Train closure subsided, analysis and commentary rolled in.
New York Daily News
January 3, 2019, 11am PST
Surprise, shocking news from New York City, as Governor Andrew Cuomo steps in at the 11th hour to change course on the highly anticipated (and dreaded) L Train closure scheduled to begin later this year.
The New York Times
December 24, 2018, 9am PST
More priority will be given buses as 275,000 daily commuters find new ways to and from work while the L Train is closed for repairs in New York City.
Crain's New York Business
November 27, 2018, 10am PST
Solo commuters crossing from Brooklyn to Manhattan on the Williamsburg Bridge are in for a rude awakening on April 27 when the L Train closes. To accommodate more buses and bikes on the 115-year old bridge, cars will need at least 3 people.
The New York Times
November 13, 2018, 5am PST
The long-anticipated Domino Park, located in front of the former Domino Sugar refinery on the East River in Brooklyn, was designed by James Corner Field Operations (JFCO).
The Architect's Newspaper
October 8, 2018, 9am PDT
The Brooklyn Heights Promenade will be closed as the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway below it is replaced. A Brownstoner column celebrates the esplanade's 68th birthday on Oct. 7, noting its troubled past and connection to Robert Moses.
Brownstoner
October 6, 2018, 1pm PDT
Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation's master plan for the site is a $2.5 billion bet that high-tech manufacturers can be enticed back to New York, bringing with them the economic heft to transform the whole area.
Curbed New York
September 30, 2018, 11am PDT
Efforts across the country show that these projects have the added benefit of improving community safety.
Urban Institute
September 23, 2018, 5am PDT
80 Flatbush has been one of the most closely watched, and hotly debated, proposed developments in the country.
Curbed NY
September 18, 2018, 7am PDT
If Brooklyn keeps up the pace of current growth, it could pass Chicago in population in the next few years.
Curbed NY
September 7, 2018, 2pm PDT
The Onion feels the pain of everyone who takes the train.
The Onion
August 25, 2018, 5am PDT
The New York MTA is planning to shut down the L Train from Brooklyn to Manhattan in 2019, and renters in the area no longer find the area along the route as attractive.
Vice
August 14, 2018, 5am PDT
The Bushwick Community Plan process is being lead by the members of the community, but has still provoked controversy over issues of gentrification and displacement.
City Limits
June 30, 2018, 5am PDT
A majority of bus drivers favor riders paying fares before they get on the bus and better bus lane enforcement.
CityLab
June 7, 2018, 10am PDT
A new park on the East River in Williamsburg adds "one hell of an amenity" to Brooklyn.
Gothamist
June 7, 2018, 6am PDT
Planners in New York City released the latest in a series of rezonings of New York City neighborhoods.
Crain's New York Business
May 30, 2018, 1pm PDT
80 Flatbush, a major high-rise development combining apartments, offices, and community amenities, lies at the center of ongoing debate between YIMBYs and neighborhood character advocates.
Crain's New York Business
March 10, 2018, 5am PST
Kris Graves photographs all 77 NYPD precincts from Tottenville to Edenwald, looking to these buildings—sometimes humble, sometimes imposing—for the face and footprint of law and order in the neighborhood.
Urban Omnibus