Roundup — Bike Infrastructure Blooming, Change the Course, Commercial Rooftop Greenhouses, Cars and Streets, Cicadas, and Tunnel Stories
by Urban Omnibus • April 12th, 2013
BIKE INFRASTRUCTURE BLOOMING The spring weather has brought with it the long-awaited roll out of NYC’s new bike share, Citi Bike....
Amanda Schachter and Alexander Levi, of SLO Architecture, discuss the power of long-term community engagement, their proposal for an abandoned train station, and the potential of a long neglected river to connect the Bronx and the entire city.
by Urban Omnibus • December 18th, 2012
Thursday, January 10, 7:00pm - With Tom Angotti, Susannah Drake, Alexander J. Felson, and Claire Weisz, moderated by Cassim Shepard
Roundup – Reuse on Governors Island, Preserving Midtown East, Hailing Cabs, Countdown Clocks, plus a New Pop-Up, Museum, and Park
by Urban Omnibus • December 14th, 2012
REUSING HISTORIC GOVERNORS ISLAND The 173-acre Governors Island continues its transformation from serving as an active military base to providing...
by Urban Omnibus • November 9th, 2012
The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy and the outcome of Election Day dominated our newsfeeds and our attention this week. And...
by Caitlin Blanchfield • September 19th, 2012
Caitlin Blanchfield looks at how a historic shipbuilding facility is fostering a new culture of industry in New York, one informed by a sophisticated understanding of local dynamics, regional economics, and global challenges.
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...
by Kerri Culhane • August 8th, 2012
Kerri Culhane explains how geographical, historical and architectural factors make the Two Bridges neighborhood uniquely suited to realize the environmental, economic and social benefits of green infrastructure.
by Daniel Rojo • August 7th, 2012
On a pleasant weekday afternoon at the end of July, I hopped on my bike and headed to the far...
Two new elegant waterfront firehouses prompt a closer look at the Fire Department's Marine Operations unit, its unique architectural needs, cultural significance and essential function as part of the complex system of services that keeps the city safe.