Van Alen Institute
The Omnibus Roundup — Music Island, Flushing Meadows, SimCity, River City, Storefront, and Stillspotting
by Urban Omnibus • October 5th, 2012
PROSPECT PARK ISLAND RESTORATION While Prospect Park retains the grandeur of its original landscape design by Frederick Law Olmsted and...
by Urban Omnibus • February 24th, 2012
If you haven’t bought tickets for what promises to be a phenomenal BlockParty next week, do it now! This party is...
The Omnibus Roundup – BlockParty Tickets, Culture Wars, Redistricting Blues, Speaker Quinn’s plan, Changes to the Subway and London Claims Victory!
by Urban Omnibus • February 17th, 2012
NEW FRONT IN THE CULTURE WAR: URBAN POLICY The Tea Party’s influence over the conservative agenda emerged from claims...
The Omnibus Roundup – Prefab Yards, Megapolitan America, MTA Blitzes, Extending Grids and What to Do
by Urban Omnibus • November 18th, 2011
PREFAB YARDS SHoP Architects and developer Bruce C. Ratner this week unveiled designs for the first Atlantic Yards tower, a...
by Urban Omnibus • October 14th, 2011
NEW YORK'S PUBLIC ARCHITECTURE
The Omnibus Roundup – Place Pulse, Public Housing, Critical Writing, CityFacts, Geologic City and the IRT Rides Again
by Urban Omnibus • September 2nd, 2011
PLACE PULSE When we familiarize ourselves with new surroundings, we often rely on our instincts more than guidebooks or demographic...
by Urban Omnibus • April 1st, 2011
Happy April Fool's Day! For a little urban planning humor, be sure to check out Planetizen's April 1st Edition -- who knew those guys were so funny? . INTERNATIONAL OBSCURA DAY For its second annual International Obscura Day, Atlas Obscura offers excursions into unexpected corners of world cities -- New York, of course, included. On April 9th, you have the chance to explore the inside of the Catacombs at the Greenwood Cemetery, tour the Ghost ships...