Making Sense of Model Cities

Historians of and planners from the era of Model Cities give their take on the lessons and legacies of this often-overlooked program.

OmniBeers | October 27

Join us on October 27th for autumnal OmniBeers with the new team.

Call for Entries: Space Invaders

We invite all city circulators and mavens of transportation to compose and submit a two-minute video of radical empathy.

Back to Work

A note from Urban Omnibus's new Editor-in-Chief, Mariana Mogilevich.

City Squares: Generous Public Space

The anthology, like the public square, is a gathering place for a diversity of voices.

Typecast: Row House

The Row House Plays Itself

For our Typecast series, we look at the row house as costume, backdrop, and even a character in its own right in popular culture.

City Squares: A Conversation | June 23

Join us at Rizzoli Books on June 23rd for a conversation about the importance of public squares in city life.

Profiles in Public Service

The Immigrant Metropolis: An Interview with Nisha Agarwal

In the latest installment of our Profiles in Public Service series, Nisha Agarwal, commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, talks to Urban Omnibus about fraud in the housing market and confidence in librarians.

The Sheepdog of Times Square: Snøhetta in New York

Craig Dykers and Elaine Molinar of the Norwegian-American firm Snøhetta discuss their work at the League's April "Current Work" lecture.

The Quest for Community-Run Commercial Space

The Real Estate Investment Cooperative wants to support community-oriented commercial development in New York City. How can a grassroots organization compete in the nation's most expensive commercial real estate market?