A special edition of the Roundup looks at urban renewal area visions, eminent domain to stem foreclosures, reinventing the MTA, an emergency housing prototype, a rent freeze unfrozen, a new timeline for Atlantic Yards, Urban Giants, and Rockaway!
Roundup — Urban Observatory, Hip Hop Celebrates Parks, Streetcars, SCOTUS, Stilted Architecture, and Manhattanhenge
by Urban Omnibus • July 12th, 2013
Mapping Urban Apples and Oranges Analyzing global data on global cities can frequently feel like comparing apples and oranges. For Urban...
Roundup — Subway Maneuvers, Transit Illustrates Inequity, Noise Mapped, Ferry Futures, Sandy Updates, and Low Rise High Density
by Urban Omnibus • April 19th, 2013
SUBWAY MANEUVERS A draft study produced by the MTA’s Transportation Research Board chronicles straphangers’ highly calculated positioning in subway cars...
Roundup — Silicon Alley, Park Funding, Twitter Linguistics, Cutting Carbon, Biotopes, Bronx Boutiques, Topsy Turvy, and Architecture on Screen
by Urban Omnibus • February 22nd, 2013
MADE IN NY The Bloomberg administration continues its push to create a Silicon Alley that rivals Silicon Valley with the...
The Omnibus Roundup — Plan to be Flooded, Deep Maps, Four Freedoms, Dredgefest, Newtown Creek Armada, and a Glimpse of a Future Underground
by Urban Omnibus • September 14th, 2012
PLANNING TO BE FLOODED The waterfront of New York City, in the glow of recent revitalization efforts, is often cast...
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 • February 22nd, 2012
Architect and educator Louise Harpman shares student work from NYU undergraduates whose visual representations of complex information make a case for creative "mapping" as a vital tool for researchers and designers.