Owners at one Brooklyn building say they can maintain its historic look without the hassle of a landmark designation. It’s just another instance, this writer says, of property owners wanting all the benefits and none of the burden of protecting NY’s architectural assets.
A photographic survey of the city’s parkland reveals verdant, untamed places most New Yorkers don’t know are theirs.
This look back at the successes and missteps of the Banana Kelly Community Development Association offers lessons for community organizers everywhere.
A friend and colleague of author Jane Jacobs reviews the icon’s thinking, spurred by a major museum survey of her impact on this city – and all cities.
A noted urban thinker reminds us what was lost when Robert Moses deemed areas ‘slums’ and tore them down. The third in a series of essays on an ambitious three-part museum exhibit.
A noted urban thinker assesses the continuing debate by city leaders and the great builder’s biographer over the meanings of Moses. The second in a series of essays on an ambitious three-part museum exhibit.
A noted urban thinker takes in the centerpiece of a three-part exhibition re-examining Moses. Among other failings, the apostle of the auto starved mass transit, she says. The first in a series of articles on this ambitious exhibit.