Roundup — City Water, WTC Security Plans, SEE/CHANGE, PATH Hub, Water_Works, and Public Access Design
by Urban Omnibus • May 17th, 2013
THE PAST AND FUTURE OF NYC’S WATER The infrastructure that provides one billion gallons of fresh drinking water to eight...
by Urban Omnibus • May 7th, 2013
"tree wood" by Toshihiro Oki architect — the winner of the Folly 2013 design competition, presented by the Architectural League and Socrates Sculpture Park — will be on view through August 5.
Roundup — Subway Maneuvers, Transit Illustrates Inequity, Noise Mapped, Ferry Futures, Sandy Updates, and Low Rise High Density
by Urban Omnibus • April 19th, 2013
SUBWAY MANEUVERS A draft study produced by the MTA’s Transportation Research Board chronicles straphangers’ highly calculated positioning in subway cars...
Roundup — Payphones, Public Markets, Commuters, Sandy Updates, Street, STORMPROOF, a Recycling Czar, and an Open City Fellowship
by Urban Omnibus • March 8th, 2013
REINVENT THE PAYPHONE On Tuesday, the Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge held its Demo Day, showcasing 11 semi-finalists from the pool...
Roundup — adAPT NYC, a Brooklyn Plaza, the Radio City of Brooklyn, Sandy Updates, 1913 Prices, Learning from Modernism and Stoller Beyond Architecture
by Urban Omnibus • January 25th, 2013
ADAPT NYC WINNER ANNOUNCED On Tuesday, Mayor Bloomberg announced the winners of adAPT NYC, a pilot program to develop “a new...
by Urban Omnibus • January 21st, 2013
Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers opens this week at at the Museum of the City of New York and will run from January 23rd through September 15th. Two public programs related to this exhibition, on January 24th and February 7th, will be of particular interest to Omnibus readers.
Roundup — High Bridge Groundbreaking, Cleaning up the Gowanus, Slower Subways, Sunlit Buildings, Sandy Updates, Birders, Cinebeasts and Landmarks
by Urban Omnibus • January 18th, 2013
HIGH BRIDGE RENOVATION BEGINS The City broke ground last Friday on a $61 million renovation of the city’s oldest standing bridge. The High...
Roundup — More Residences at BBP, Microhousing for Affordability, More Controversy at the NYPL, the East River Ferry, more Sandy News, The Clock, and Where (We) Live
by Urban Omnibus • December 21st, 2012
The Omnibus team will be taking a short break for the next couple of weeks to gear up for 2013....
Roundup – Reuse on Governors Island, Preserving Midtown East, Hailing Cabs, Countdown Clocks, plus a New Pop-Up, Museum, and Park
by Urban Omnibus • December 14th, 2012
REUSING HISTORIC GOVERNORS ISLAND The 173-acre Governors Island continues its transformation from serving as an active military base to providing...
Roundup — Re-Owning Payphones, Building Hudson Yards, Transforming the Library, Planning the Post-Sandy City plus Art, Theater, and Energy Events To Do
by Urban Omnibus • December 7th, 2012
RE-OWN THE PAYPHONE On Monday, in an attempt to modernize the city’s payphone infrastructure, Mayor Bloomberg, Rahul N. Merchant, Commissioner of the Department...