After Superstorm Sandy, a historic housing style is on the brink of extinction on Staten Island's East Shore. A. F. Brady explores what stands to be lost, and gained, in government efforts to rebuild the area after the storm.
by Urban Omnibus • September 9th, 2015
Food chain expert Karen Karp weighs in on the complex policies behind school lunches, equity and access to healthy food, and ambitious new initiatives to better connect New York City residents to upstate agricultural wealth.
by Nick Juravich • June 8th, 2015
The banners of tenant activists in Brooklyn were bright and colorful, but their messages were deadly serious. “1 Crisis Away...
by Elizabeth Rush • February 11th, 2015
Elizabeth Rush traces the implementation of New York State-led property buyouts in three Staten Island neighborhoods and weighs the benefits and costs of this potentially important model for addressing the vulnerability of coastal communities.
by Urban Omnibus • August 27th, 2013
Legal scholar Gerald Frug appeals to designers, planners, and activists to understand better the legal structures that enable and constrain urban change.
Jim Lau shares the landscape architecture work of the New York State Department of Transportation, including a skatepark under the BQE, a waterfront park in Inwood, and an extensive greenway along the Bronx River.