Roundup — NYCHA Waitlist, Harvest Dome, Tunnel No. 3, BRT, MSG, Beach Architecture, and Island Hills
by Urban Omnibus • July 26th, 2013
THE WAITLIST FOR PUBLIC HOUSING While New York City has some of the highest concentrations of public housing in the...
Roundup — Private Money for Public Buildings, Penn Station, Hidden History, D+ for Infrastructure, Reducing the Waste Stream, Click That ‘Hood, High Rise Stories, and Darkened Cities
by Urban Omnibus • March 22nd, 2013
PUBLIC FUNDING THROUGH REAL ESTATE Selling real estate to plug budget shortfalls is becoming an increasingly common strategy in the...
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...
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 – 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 – Mapping 1940s New York, Expanding Midtown in Motion, a Glass Watertower, a Castle Tour and a Playful Festival
by Urban Omnibus • June 8th, 2012
WELCOME TO 1940s NEW YORK In April, to the nerdy joy of historians, researchers, genealogists and the generally curious, the...
The Omnibus Roundup – Manhattan Memorious, Shellshocked, Transhistoria, City of Dreams, Forefront, Schools, Subways, Bikes and Animals
by Urban Omnibus • April 13th, 2012
MANHATTAN MEMORIOUS Back in 2009, Irene Cheng and Brett Snyder took us on a tour of the unbuilt city through...
by Urban Omnibus • January 11th, 2012
Laurie Hawkinson shares student work and discusses the meanings of 'speculation', collaborations between architecture and real estate students, and the return of big ideas.
The Omnibus Roundup – Plug-in Cruise Ships, Air Quality, Spring Blooms, Dreamhouse, Burble Bup and Happenings
by Urban Omnibus • April 15th, 2011
CRUISE SHIPS TO PLUG-IN AT RED HOOK The New York Times City Room reports that the Queen Mary 2 and other large ships will be required to plug in to giant electrical sockets in the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal starting in 2012. This marks a major win for the residents of Red Hook, who have been fighting...
The Omnibus Roundup – Conversations on New York, affordable housing, the Domino Sugar Factory, getting arrested, and summer events
by Urban Omnibus • July 2nd, 2010
Be sure to join us on July 8th for the latest in the Architectural League’s Conversations on New York series of...