On the First Six Years of Urban Omnibus: A Founding Editor's Farewell

Today marks the sixth anniversary of Urban Omnibus. It is also Cassim Shepard's final day as editor. Here, he reflects on the evolution of the publication and looks ahead to what comes next.

Subway Maps for Cities without Subways

Stations of the Elevated: Next Friday Night at BAM

The Armory and the City: Civic Spaces of the National Guard

In advance of The Architectural League's Beaux Arts Ball on September 28th at the 69th Regiment Armory, we take a look back at the civic and social role of National Guard armories in the American city.

Typecast: Towers in the Park


Typecast is a long-term Architectural League study into architectural typologies that begins with a closer look at five "towers-in-the-park," one in each borough of New York City.

From the Archives: The Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower

A look back at the architectural, financial, and social histories of an iconic Brooklyn building, site of the Architectural League's 2012 Beaux Arts Ball.

Montage City: Edge Conditions

Three student videos investigate borders and urban transitions along 58th Street in Manhattan, aboard the Staten Island Ferry, and within the Hub in the Bronx.

Montage City

Three architecture students share videos that poetically explore Coney Island, Willets Point and the Brooklyn Bridge.

The Omnibus Turns Two!

Happy birthday to us! See what we have in store for 2011 and help us serve you better by taking our reader survey. (You might win a McNally Jackson gift card!)

Atlantic-Pacific Meet-up | September 30, 2009