by Urban Omnibus • February 25th, 2015
Singer-songwriter and composer Gabriel Kahane describes the way architecture, literature, and historical research inform his compositions and why he's drawn to storytelling tied to place.
A special edition of the Roundup looks at urban renewal area visions, eminent domain to stem foreclosures, reinventing the MTA, an emergency housing prototype, a rent freeze unfrozen, a new timeline for Atlantic Yards, Urban Giants, and Rockaway!
Roundup — Final Edition: Industry City, Spaceworks LIC, Inclusionary Zoning, Yard Sale, Battle of Brooklyn, and Rising Waters
by Urban Omnibus • August 23rd, 2013
EDITORS’ NOTE This is the final installment of the Omnibus Friday Roundup. We will continue to share information about news,...
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...
The Omnibus Roundup — Barclays Debut, LOOK!, the New York Wheel, QueensWay vs. Reactivated Rail, Field Trip Day, OHNY, and the NY Art Book Fair
by Urban Omnibus • September 28th, 2012
BARCLAYS CENTER DEBUT Brooklyn, get ready for Jay-Z, Babs, Dylan, Gaga, Bieber — and pro basketball, too! This week marks...
The Omnibus Roundup – Measuring Urban Prosperity and Inequality, Learning from Occupy, Political Architecture at MoMA, and Repurposing a Bronx River Landmark
by Urban Omnibus • September 21st, 2012
THE STATE OF CITIES: PROSPERITY AND INEQUALITY Earlier this month, UN-Habitat kicked off the Sixth Session of the World Urban Forum...
The Omnibus Roundup — Change in Times Square, Preservation in the Village, Walking in America, Apps for Data, Policies for Transit, and Design for Revolution!
by Urban Omnibus • April 19th, 2012
TIMES SQUARE REVAMP What defines an edge condition? How is the street differentiated from the sidewalk? For the past couple...
The Omnibus Roundup – Prefab Yards, Megapolitan America, MTA Blitzes, Extending Grids and What to Do
by Urban Omnibus • November 18th, 2011
PREFAB YARDS SHoP Architects and developer Bruce C. Ratner this week unveiled designs for the first Atlantic Yards tower, a...
The Omnibus Roundup – Bronx, Bike Share, Parking, Peanuts, Gowanderlust, OHNY and Art as Urban Activator
by Urban Omnibus • October 7th, 2011
SOUTH BRONX RISING This week, The New York Times new architecture critic Michael Kimmelman took a walk with NYC’s planning...