In the latest Brass Tacks discussion, representatives from Coalition for the Homeless and Picture the Homeless considered homelessness as a symptom of our housing crisis and efforts to create permanent housing solutions.
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 Oksana Mironova • April 29th, 2014
Oksana Mironova charts an alternative strategy to land ownership and property management that helps communities solve a broad range of problems — including widening inequality and decreasing community control over housing costs — that affect residents across the country.
The Omnibus Roundup – Moynihan, ribbon cuttings, interactive projection campaigns and printing stone
by Urban Omnibus • March 19th, 2010
This week brought some activity back to the Moynihan Station project. The Empire State Development Corporation has officially selected Skidmore,...