Lower Manhattan Expressway

How Jane Jacobs Saved Greenwich Village, Once Again

The opponents of New York University's controversial expansion plan for Greenwich Village owe their recent court victory to the legacy of Jane Jacobs' legendary fight against the proposed Lower Manhattan Expressway.

January 11, 2014 - The New York Times

Mapping the City That Might Have Been

Driven by "the fantasy of the almost-reality," hobbyist mapmaker Andrew Lynch gives new life to plans that never happened with hypothetical maps of the city that almost was.

January 30, 2013 - The Atlantic Cities

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This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

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