Benjamen Walker and Vishaan Chakrabarti hang out in Tompkins Square Park and discuss the role spaces for public assembly have played in a variety of international examples of protest and reform.
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.
An eighth grader's fascination with cities, public transit, and maps leads him to design subway maps for cities that don’t have mass transit systems.
A video offers a powerful case for why libraries need additional resources to extend opening hours.
Thank you to everyone who celebrated the first five years of UO with us last Friday! Check out photos from the party, featuring the projection installation produced in collaboration with Nuit Blanche New York and some of the great company we enjoyed.
Today marks a milestone for us: five years ago, on January 7, 2009, Urban Omnibus went live.
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.