Based in New York City, Urban Omnibus is The Architectural League’s online publication dedicated to observing, understanding, and shaping the city. We raise new questions, illuminate diverse perspectives, and document creative projects to advance the collective work of citymaking.
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Urban Omnibus exists to advance the collective work of citymaking, and our work is collective too, shaped by a wide range of contributors. Read more about the kinds of proposals we’re interested in and how to send one here.
Urban Omnibus launched in January of 2009 with founding editor Cassim Shepard and founding managing editor Varick Shute. The development and pilot phase of Urban Omnibus were made possible by the Rockefeller Foundation’s New York City Cultural Innovation Fund. Read more.
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Urban Omnibus is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Architectural League thanks the Ford Foundation for its generous support of Urban Omnibus.
We thank the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation for their support of individual series and projects.