New York City

July 12, 2016, 8am PDT
Privately-owned public spaces on Walter Street in Manhattan could get a little more private and a little less public under terms of a new zoning amendment approved by the City Council.
amNew York
July 7, 2016, 2pm PDT
According to Seymour Toll's 1969 book, New York City's 1916 zoning code was less a civic-minded project than an attempt to protect elite retail districts from the riff-raff. The ramifications for American zoning at large are significant.
PlanPhilly
July 7, 2016, 8am PDT
In the 1970s, the fear of getting mugged had some NYC pedestrians walking in the street. Nowadays, commuters are sharing space with cars for a very different reason: the sidewalks are too crowded.
The New York Times
July 5, 2016, 1pm PDT
How cities around the world have approached thinking about how water management fits in to urban planning.
The Planning Report
July 5, 2016, 9am PDT
An analysis of the geographic distribution of New York's new public plazas sought to determine if the program was meeting one of its stated goals: providing access to public plazas for low- and moderate-income households.
Placemeter
June 30, 2016, 6am PDT
Citing drivers for failure to "exercise due care" (administrative code 19-190) is a key enforcement tool of Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero policy, but a judge just threw it out.
DNAInfo
June 28, 2016, 7am PDT
Local advocates have won a string of political victories against developers in New York City.
The New York Times
June 28, 2016, 5am PDT
A Chinese company has sent a dramatic signal about the evolution of New York, moving forward with a plan to convert most of the rooms in the famous Waldorf Astoria into condominiums.
Bloomberg
June 24, 2016, 9am PDT
Ok, some are going to catch the train, too. You just never know when it's your lucky day.
Gothamist
June 21, 2016, 9am PDT
A project proposal from Alloy Development and the Gowanus Canal Conservancy makes creative use of space to achieve stormwater benefits in the neighborhood surrounding the Gowanus Canal.
Brooklyn Paper
June 18, 2016, 5am PDT
An ambitious and aggressive plan to launch new ferry service connecting all five boroughs in New York is scheduled to launch in January 2017.
The New York Times
June 15, 2016, 11am PDT
Crain's New York Business surveys the development investments that have followed the Domino Sugar Refinery redevelopment to the Williamsburg waterfront.
Crain's New York Business
June 14, 2016, 10am PDT
A package of bills making their way through the New York State Legislature could usher in an era of new height in parts of New York City.
New York Magazine
June 13, 2016, 8am PDT
U.S. cities leave a lot to be desired for raising a family. However, is it really a worthwhile goal to make cities family friendly? Marin Gertler, a San Diego architect ponders the question after a recent visit to New York City.
UrbDeZine
June 12, 2016, 7am PDT
The Architect's Newspaper reports on the potentially outsized implications of a recent decision by the New York Landmarks Preservation Commission.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 11, 2016, 11am PDT
The first "New York City Mobility Report" released under the leadership of New York Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg finds two sides of transit coin.
StreetsBlog NYC
June 9, 2016, 5am PDT
Track the rise of "super slender" towers in New York with an online tool from the Skyscraper Museum.
Dezeen
June 8, 2016, 8am PDT
It seems like one step forward and two steps back for a proposal to develop two residential towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Politico
June 7, 2016, 7am PDT
The New York Times Magazine has published a big, interactive issue devoted to the skyscrapers of Manhattan.
The New York Times Magazine
June 1, 2016, 6am PDT
NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s annual celebration of design, recently wrapped up its fourth season. To learn more about who makes up the design community, photographer Charles Aydlett asked attendees how they would like to see design evolve in the city.
Doggerel