Public space may be essential to urban life, but its benefits are far from universally enjoyed. Could a municipal Department of Care bring context-sensitive design and services to every corner of the city?
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In works from digital dérives to a floating opera, artists bring new perspectives to New York City's most damaged environments.
The geography of methadone treatment in New York City follows familiar patterns of discrimination, while clinics subject patients to punishment, not rehabilitation. Does this one kind of medicine need its own space in the first place?
The Bronx County Building embodies the New Deal era’s ideals of robust government presence in everyday life, for better and worse.When Government Came to Main Street