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 — Cutting Red Tape, Expanding Broadband, Meeting the Docent of Decay, Reimagining the SRO, and Investigating Electricity
by Urban Omnibus • June 22nd, 2012
CUTTING RED TAPE Deputy Mayor Robert Steel announced two separate initiatives this week that will expedite municipal processes for development...
by Jane Kelly • July 29th, 2010
Last Wednesday the Municipal Art Society partnered with Manhattan Community Board 1 (Lower Manhattan) to host a daylong discussion, “Land...
As oil spills into the Gulf, blood spills in the streets of Greece, and cash spills from terrorist wallets into the hands of willing airline agents, one wonders who can clean up this mess. We tell our children to clean up after themselves, but can we? Disciplining a child is a perilous affair, but in the end self-discipline is the challenge. Self-discipline requires introspection, but how much of it can we muster in a world careening towards 9 billion people?
Coldplay may be wrong - just because we're losing may in fact mean that we're lost. We are at a crossroads as a nation, and currently, despite all the hope generated by President Obama, we're not yet on the right path. At the Federal level, one has to wonder if there is an Asphalt Lobby, because if there is, they must be partying like it's...