by Urban Omnibus • January 21st, 2013
Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers opens this week at at the Museum of the City of New York and will run from January 23rd through September 15th. Two public programs related to this exhibition, on January 24th and February 7th, will be of particular interest to Omnibus readers.
by Urban Omnibus • December 19th, 2012
Andy Reicher shares the history of UHAB, chronicling its evolution through 40 years of helping renters become owners.
The Omnibus Roundup – Measuring Urban Prosperity and Inequality, Learning from Occupy, Political Architecture at MoMA, and Repurposing a Bronx River Landmark
by Urban Omnibus • September 21st, 2012
THE STATE OF CITIES: PROSPERITY AND INEQUALITY Earlier this month, UN-Habitat kicked off the Sixth Session of the World Urban Forum...
The Omnibus Roundup – Clinton on Cities, FLW Comes to NYC, NAC Profiles DCP, Corona Embraces Ped Plaza, and Freedom of Assembly
by Urban Omnibus • September 7th, 2012
CITIES GET THINGS DONE President Bill Clinton’s rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night included a special shout-out...
The Omnibus Roundup – Troubles at NYCHA, Changes to Street Signs and Superfund, Uses for Bees and Sand, and Congestion Defining
by Urban Omnibus • August 17th, 2012
HELP ME TO HELP YOU First, NYCHA came under fire for not releasing a $10 million internal report by the...
by Susanne Schindler and Juliette Spertus • July 25th, 2012
Susanne Schindler and Juliette Spertus examine two very different large-scale, high-density housing developments in the Bronx and consider how their histories can inform future innovation in affordable housing.
by Karen Kubey • July 18th, 2012
40 years after its construction, Karen Kubey revisits Marcus Garvey Park Village in Brownsville, Brooklyn, a revealing example of the design philosophies and policy priorities behind low-rise, high-density housing.
by Cassim Shepard • July 18th, 2012
Last week, Mayor Bloomberg announced a new pilot program, called adAPT NYC, to develop a building of 275-300 square foot...
The Omnibus Roundup – EDC Violations, Transportation Bill Decisions, Playground Designs, Boardwalk Remnants, Neighborland Ideas and a Bronx Greenway
by Urban Omnibus • July 6th, 2012
NOT-FOR-LOBBY The Economic Development Corporation has spearheaded Mayor Bloomberg’s highest profile economic and public works initiatives over the past decade....