by Yael Friedman • November 18th, 2015
Yael Friedman delves into the history of the City's former poor farm, plans underway to turn it into a luxury 55+ community, and the questions each raise for how best to adapt our existing models of housing to an increasingly aged population.
by Jonathan Tarleton • April 30th, 2014
Last Thursday, four officials from the federal government, New York State, New York City, and New Jersey sat together on...
by Jonathan Tarleton • September 17th, 2013
From restaurants sporting Michelin stars to Asian markets hawking star fruits, New York counts a diverse food culture among its...
Roundup — Evacuation Zones, Rebuild by Design, Tech Triangle, Charge in the Park, Rethinking Infrastructure, and The Olympic City
by Urban Omnibus • June 21st, 2013
STORM EVACUATION ZONES AND REBUILDING BY DESIGN Last week, Mayor Bloomberg unveiled a $20 billion storm protection plan and proposed several building...
The Omnibus Roundup – EDC Violations, Transportation Bill Decisions, Playground Designs, Boardwalk Remnants, Neighborland Ideas and a Bronx Greenway
by Urban Omnibus • July 6th, 2012
NOT-FOR-LOBBY The Economic Development Corporation has spearheaded Mayor Bloomberg’s highest profile economic and public works initiatives over the past decade....
by Urban Omnibus • May 16th, 2012
The CEO of the city’s first non-profit industrial developer discusses how his organization creates space for a new generation of urban manufacturing in New York City.