by Marie Warsh • May 13th, 2015
Marie Warsh draws on recent archaeological discoveries to revisit the history of the northern end of Central Park. Touching on geology and topography, 19th century military strategy, and new readings of documentation of Central Park's creation, she reveals a more densely layered cultural landscape than is commonly understood.
by Urban Omnibus • March 25th, 2015
Photographer and filmmaker Khalik Allah has spent three years documenting one Harlem intersection and the people who inhabit that corner at night. His striking portraits confront issues of poverty, homelessness, addiction, and illness, while showing the beauty and humanity of those who are often forgotten, feared, or willfully avoided.
by Susanne Schindler • September 3rd, 2014
Susanne Schindler's in-depth analysis of Sugar Hill, an iconic new housing and cultural complex in Harlem, suggests new ways to broaden limited ideas about what architecture can contribute to housing for low-income residents.
by Urban Omnibus • June 12th, 2013
Architectural photographer Albert Vecerka discusses his photographs of Harlem with historian John Reddick, reflecting on the visual traces of social, economic, and urban change.
Roundup — East Harlem, T Line Progress, Strip the City, Pier 40, a Boat Trip Through Time, Waterproofing New York, Ruins of Modernity, and a Scavenger Hunt
by Urban Omnibus • February 1st, 2013
PLANNING THE FUTURE OF EAST HARLEM Manhattan’s Community Board 11 has approved a new zoning plan for East Harlem, the...
by Urban Omnibus • June 5th, 2009
Welcome to a very out-and-about edition of the Roundup. Who says life slows down in the summer? Tomorrow night come...