New York City’s new math: 100 years, $4.5 billion, 3 subway stops. New Year’s Day 2017 saw the ribbon cut on the first phase of the Second Avenue subway, the locally-mythic train touted to alleviate the overburdened east side subways since the late 1920s. A Great Depression, a world war and a City bankruptcy interfered […]
Links to News & Ops
- How Black Urban Design Shaped Changing Cities After 1968 - CityLabJanuary 15, 2018 2:07 pm
- The Bitter End For a Brutalist Housing Complex - CityLabJanuary 15, 2018 2:06 pm
- How an Urban Grid Becomes a Maze - PlanetizenJanuary 10, 2018 12:15 pm
- MTA to deck over a 4-acre stretch of Brooklyn rail with mixed-use development - archpaper.comDecember 31, 2017 1:29 pm
Urb News & Viewsfrom UrbDeZine Panelists.
The role that industry played and continues to play in molding American society was a hotly contested topic this political season. While talk mostly centered on workers and the economic forces that engulf them, little was mentioned about the actual factories where they work and how these structures shape our cities. The interconnection of factory […]
The latest phase of the park on Governors Island opened to the public this July—20 years after planners voiced vague ideas for its development and 20 years before future visitors assumed the landscape had been there forever.
This infographic was created by Konstantin von der Schulenburg, an architect with the firm Cantrell & Crowley Architects & Interior Designers of Dublin Ireland. He regularly writes about issues relating to architecture and urban planning. The graphic explores and highlights the amazing evolution of urban planning dating back to the 1700s.