Roundup — NYC AIDS Memorial, Closed Data, Bloomberg the Preservationist, a Blank Slate in the Bronx, Sandy Updates, Collaborative Cities, and Bike the Branches
by Urban Omnibus • April 5th, 2013
NYC AIDS MEMORIAL The final design for the New York City AIDS Memorial, to be constructed next to the former...
by Urban Omnibus • April 3rd, 2013
The founder and president of the Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco) talks about the difference between building structures and building communities, the musical legacy of the Bronx, and how the persistence of memory affects neighborhood growth.
Roundup — Housing Out of Reach, a Fresh Take on Flushing, Boulevard 41, Arts at Ground Zero, Sandy Updates, Curtain, the Big Squeeze, and Calling Back to 1993
by Urban Omnibus • March 29th, 2013
OUT-OF-REACH HOUSING A new report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition demonstrates the very concerning statistic that “in no...
Roundup — State of the Union/City, Not-So-Affordable Housing, Urban Temperatures Rising, Water_Works, Mini Golf, Tropfest, and Canoeing for Charity
by Urban Omnibus • February 15th, 2013
STATE OF THE [_____] Public officials were busy this week proclaiming the state of their charges. In the first State...
In 1987, the League launched a design study to examine the potential of small-scale infill housing to contribute to the city’s affordable housing portfolio. We look back at what was proposed, and what was built instead.
Roundup — SPURA RFP, Simpler Signs, the Pothole Gang, Chelsea Wi-Fi, Sandy Updates, Trash Dance, and Lowering the Cost of Housing
by Urban Omnibus • January 11th, 2013
SEWARD PARK RFP RELEASED This past Wednesday, 45 years after being cleared in the name of urban renewal, six acres...
by Urban Omnibus • December 19th, 2012
Andy Reicher shares the history of UHAB, chronicling its evolution through 40 years of helping renters become owners.
Roundup – Co-op City, A Cloud of Bottles, Parking and Culture in Downtown Brooklyn, Atlantic Yards Prefab, Post-Sandy Updates and Upcoming Events
by Urban Omnibus • November 30th, 2012
KEEPING CO-OP CITY AFFORDABLE This week, Governor Cuomo, Mayor Bloomberg and US HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan announced a $621.5 million...