Aloof institution. Catalyst for Change. Environmental poster child. Architectural theme park. Government-initiated economic development. Digital new world. Boondoggle. The recently-opened Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt […]
Links to News & Ops
- The city beneath the city: the New York subway – in pictures - GuardianJune 18, 2018 7:51 am
- Accused of neglect, NYC to spend $2B on public housing - Crains NYJune 14, 2018 12:01 am
- Just how big is Hudson Yards? Big . . . Crains NYJune 13, 2018 11:49 pm
- David Hammons' ghostly pier to rise in the Hudson after all - archpaper.comJune 11, 2018 9:53 pm
Urb News & Viewsfrom UrbDeZine Panelists.
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 […]
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.