New York

April 4, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>With developable land all but gone in Manhattan, developers are now setting their sights on the open space many modernist housing towers reserved for basketball courts, plazas, and parks.</p>
The New York Sun
April 4, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Residents of one Upstate New York town have spent 4 years trying to transform a former hospital site into an mixed-use town center, without success.</p>
The New York Times
April 2, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>A small town in upstate New York struggles to craft an ordinance to limit wind energy turbines.</p>
The Daily Star, Oneonta, NY
March 31, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>The high level of opposition and the power of local labor unions have caused Wal-Mart to abandon plans to open stores in New York City.</p>
The New York Times
March 31, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>After plenty of false starts since first being proposed almost 90 years ago, the dream of building a $4 billion subway line under 2nd Avenue in Manhattan is gaining traction again.</p>
New York Magazine
March 30, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Architect Alexandros Washburn has been tapped to lead the city's new urban design division.</p>
The New York Sun
March 27, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Although New York City's Second Avenue Subway may finally come to fruition, it is unlikely that the once futuristic Car 8013 of the R11 model will ever run on its tracks.</p>
The New York Times
March 25, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>A baby boom in Manhattan is largely being led by white, well-to-do couples who traditionally might have left for the suburbs, but are now staying put.</p>
The New York Times
March 23, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Buffalo, New York, is proposing a way to require banks to take responsibility for abandoned homes and partial foreclosures. Many are hoping that this requirement would help to keep up neighborhoods that would otherwise decline as homes are abandoned.</p>
The Buffalo News
March 20, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>As New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg nears selection of New York City's next transportation commissioner, residents call for a candidate who is interested in moving people, not cars.</p>
Streetsblog
March 6, 2007, 6am PST
<p>Security influences design of buildings and public spaces, just like in the Middle Ages.</p>
The New York Times
March 3, 2007, 9am PST
<p>Touchless parking garages, more common in Europe, will be opening soon in New York.</p>
The New York Times
March 2, 2007, 12pm PST
<p>A new report demonstrates that restructured parking fees could resolve a significant portion of Manhattan's traffic congestion, without the need for London-style congestion pricing.</p>
Streetsblog
February 28, 2007, 11am PST
<p>New York Times writer Chistopher Gray chronicles the history and recent renovation of New York City's 'brownstone Grand Canyon' on East 93rd street.</p>
The New York Times
February 22, 2007, 7am PST
<p>The Willamsburg neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, is the setting for the latest iteration in the modern day gentrification saga.</p>
The Washington Post
February 20, 2007, 11am PST
<p>While the national and local perception of the region is bleak, with the right strategy and mindset, Upstate New York could revive its economy.</p>
Post-Standard
February 16, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>A staggering $360 million refinance of a gritty 1,800-unit complex from the 1950's is another indicator that high profits can be found in long-overlooked inner-city neighborhoods.</p>
The Slatin Report
February 12, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>In this latest episode of StreetFilms, Enrique Peñalosa, former mayor of Bogota, keynotes "Manhattan on the Move," a conference hosted by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer.</p>
Streetsblog
February 12, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Prestigious Manhattan locations are being purchased by absentee buyers for their occasional visits, with ill effects for those who want to call Manhattan their first home. New construction is often targeted for wealthy part-timers, not residents.</p>
The Wall Street Journal
February 12, 2007, 8am PST
<p>Improving Newburgh, New York's connectivity to Manhattan is being called a "no-brainer" planning goal by Andres Duany, as planners look to redevelop the city's Hudson riverfront. But city officials say many hurdles have kept that goal out of reach.</p>
Times Herald-Record