Libraries perform a critical role in workforce development for low-income New Yorkers. But budget cuts have so curtailed service that Detroit’s libraries are now open more than New York’s.
It’s a difficult moment to be middle class in New York City — but a new study shows how to keep these residents at home in the five boroughs.
Real community-level planning seems to be taking root in Manhattan – a step behind Columbia University’s expansion plan.
Last week’s brief electricity loss spotlights the stiff energy demands on Con Ed. The company’s load could be lightened – but that would require a few changes to its business plan.
Business owners try to apply the brakes before their thriving zone of auto body shops is redeveloped off the map.
As city development projects requiring land other people are using gain momentum, some reformers advocate other routes toward fairness.
A new book helps make sense of un-cosmopolitan currents washing over Gotham.
Local affordable housing developers cite ways – more helpful than the national “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design” standard – for government to promote green construction.
New proposal would spruce up Riverside Park, adding new amenities for neighbors.
A review of an exhibit that shows how to make the common space of cities into so much more.