by Emily Schmidt • June 19th, 2015
The federal Fair Housing Act, the final piece of the landmark Civil Rights Act, was born of violence. One day...
by Oksana Mironova • June 10th, 2015
Oksana Mironova documents varied approaches to City-led redevelopment in Lincoln Square and the West Side Urban Renewal Area and calls for an evolution of contemporary rezonings to prioritize the preservation of existing communities.
by Elizabeth Rush • February 11th, 2015
Elizabeth Rush traces the implementation of New York State-led property buyouts in three Staten Island neighborhoods and weighs the benefits and costs of this potentially important model for addressing the vulnerability of coastal communities.
by Elizabeth Rush • October 29th, 2014
Elizabeth Rush looks at the particular challenges facing public housing authorities in high-risk flood zones and follows a design competition for a stormwater management plan in Jersey City to consider how responsive, site-specific architectural innovation can inform broader strategies for strengthening vulnerable communities.
Roundup – Thanksgiving Edition: Turkey Day Transit, Cities on the Cliff, Mayors Challenge, Radiation in Ridgewood, and more on Sandy
by Urban Omnibus • November 21st, 2012
The enormity of recent and current events — natural disasters and a presidential election at home, intensifying violence abroad —...
by Urban Omnibus • November 9th, 2012
The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy and the outcome of Election Day dominated our newsfeeds and our attention this week. And...