The 5th annual Urban Omnibus Block Party, a benefit to celebrate and support Urban Omnibus' work defining and enriching the culture of citymaking.
Transportation engineer Henry Perahia discusses his 15 years as the DOT Chief Bridge Officer and sheds light on what it takes to design, construct, and maintain 789 City-owned bridges.
Marlon Williams, Director of Cross Agency Partnerships at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, describes how the city's built environment impacts health, his work with the Center for Health Equity, and the challenges and promise of cross-agency collaboration.
Casita Maria’s Elaine Delgado and Christine Licata describe the sites, markers, and programs of the South Bronx Culture Trail and pay homage to the area's exceptional cultural history.
Photographer and filmmaker Khalik Allah has spent three years documenting one Harlem intersection and the people who inhabit that corner at night. His striking portraits confront issues of poverty, homelessness, addiction, and illness, while showing the beauty and humanity of those who are often forgotten, feared, or willfully avoided.
The winter thaw always uncovers new or forgotten things, so this week we bring you a special post-thaw roundup featuring vacant lot and home sales in Newark and Long Island, the Department of Environmental Protection's battle with wet wipes, the future of open space in Williamsburg, and essays on black lives and architecture.
Laura Hansen explains how the Neighborhood Plaza Partnership supports the local non-profits that operate the city’s newest plazas and asks how much we should, and can, rely on private support for maintaining our public realm.
Singer-songwriter and composer Gabriel Kahane describes the way architecture, literature, and historical research inform his compositions and why he's drawn to storytelling tied to place.