As Manhattan's Chinatown experiences rapid change, a historic porcelain store on Mott Street reinvents itself as a space for intergenerational dialogue and community activation. UO talks to Mei Lum and Diane Wong, the minds behind the W.O.W. Project, about what they've learned and where they're headed next.
Join us at UnionDocs on January 15 for documentary work and discussion tackling the history of squatting in New York City, and asking why that history matters today.
What makes New York, New York? A new permanent exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York takes on just that question; curator Sarah Henry explains why formulating the right answer is impossible — and beside the point.
Join us at UnionDocs on November 20 to celebrate filmmaker Peter Hutton's groundbreaking portraits of New York City's landscapes.
Historians of and planners from the era of Model Cities give their take on the lessons and legacies of this often-overlooked program.
Join us on October 27th for autumnal OmniBeers with the new team.
We invite all city circulators and mavens of transportation to compose and submit a two-minute video of radical empathy.
A note from Urban Omnibus's new Editor-in-Chief, Mariana Mogilevich.
The anthology, like the public square, is a gathering place for a diversity of voices.
For our Typecast series, we look at the row house as costume, backdrop, and even a character in its own right in popular culture.