by Joey De Jesus • May 15th, 2013
In our third of a series of profiles of Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts around the five boroughs, Joey de Jesus takes us on a tour of Hunts Point, Bronx, to explore how artists, activists, and educators have turned social and environmental challenges into opportunities.
Roundup — New Libraries, New Lab, Decoding Utility Markers, NYCxDesign, Cricket, and Red, Yellow, and Blue
by Urban Omnibus • May 10th, 2013
NEW LIBRARIES In 2008, the Donnell Library Center on West 43rd Street was sold to a hotel developer and closed....
by Urban Omnibus • May 7th, 2013
"tree wood" by Toshihiro Oki architect — the winner of the Folly 2013 design competition, presented by the Architectural League and Socrates Sculpture Park — will be on view through August 5.
by Jonathan Tarleton • April 19th, 2013
In exhibiting art, galleries — whether the vaunted spaces of Chelsea or an obscure room on the outer reaches of...
by Urban Omnibus • December 5th, 2012
An artist, community organizer, and social entrepreneur discusses museum-community partnerships, crowdfunding public art, and emerging trends in socially engaged creative projects.
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...
by Urban Omnibus • October 24th, 2012
With two new sculptures now on view in New York City, artist Leo Villareal talks with us about finding inspiration in nanotechnology, creating communal experiences, and capturing the beauty and power of light.