Citymakers Online Resources

This page is an index of Urban Omnibus articles referenced in Citymakers: The Culture and Craft of Practical Urbanism (2017), by Cassim Shepard. Articles pages are hyperlinked to titles in the list below.

Why Urban Omnibus? by Rosalie Genevro. January 9th, 2009.

Welcome to Urban Omnibus, by Cassim Shepard. January 6, 2009.


Articles by guest authors

Bringing Basements to Code, by Seema Agnani. March 10, 2010.

Making Room, interview with Seema Agnani. October 5, 2011.

Naturally Occuring Cultural Districts: Corona, Queens, by Caitlin Blanchfield. March 13, 2013.

STACKD, by Sidney Blank. August 19, 2009.

On Criticism: Is Architecture Criticism Still Architecture Criticism? By Andrew Blum. March 9, 2009.

Fluxxlab: Making Ideas Happen, by Jenny Broutin and Carmen Trudell. April 22, 2009.

A Country of Cities, by Vishaan Chakrabarti. July 2009.

Making Policy Public: Vendor Power!, by Candy Chang. May 6, 2009.

Making Connections: Planning for Green Infrastructure in Two Bridges, by Kerri Culhane. August 8, 2012.

Studio Report: The Good Old Days, by Daniel D’Oca. January 23, 2013.

Canal Nest Colony, by Brian Davis. September 15, 2010.

Floyd Bennett Field: Recreation in the Wasteland, by Brian Davis. May 26, 2010.

Empowering the City: London / New York, by Gerald E. Frug. February 17, 2010.

A Diagram of Occupy Sandy, by Adam Greenfield. February 6, 2013.

Against the Smart City, by Adam Greenfield. October 23, 2013.

Open Data Standards for City Agencies, by Jane Kelly. June 23, 2010.

The Right to Budget, by John Surico. April 18, 2015.

Quantifying Community: Hudson Yards to Partner with NYU’s CUSP, by Jonathan Tarleton. April 23, 2014.

Thomas Hirschhorn’s Precious and Precarious Bronx, by Steven Thomson. July 1, 2013.

The Big Squeeze: Illustrating Micro-Unit Housing, by Chat Travieso. June 26, 2013.

Cities and Climate Change: Small Enough to Act, Big Enough to Matter, by Shin-Pei Tsay. September 26, 2012.


Articles by Urban Omnibus

A Conversation with Raquel Ramati. March 30, 2011.

A Conversation with Robin Chase. June 10, 2009.

A Walk Through Jackson Heights with Suketu Mehta. February 6, 2011.

A Walk Through Times Square with Glen Weiss. October 26, 2011.

A Walk with Richard SennettJanuary 6, 2009.

Chashama: Space to Create. June 6, 2012.

City of Systems: Traffic SignalMay 4, 2011.

Code for America. August 11, 2010.

From Waiting Rooms to Resource HubsOctober 10, 2012.

Innovation and the American Metropolis. March 31, 2010.

Local Connections: The Red Hook WiFi ProjectSeptember 25, 2013.

Make a Difference in Two Days. April 8, 2009.

Mitigate, Design, Restore: A Conversation on Hydrology and Habitat. January 21, 2015.

Multi-tasking Infrastructures: A Conversation with Sheila Kennedy and Veit KugelMarch 6th, 2013.

One Size Fits Some. September 30, 2009.

Park as Process: Brooklyn Bridge ParkSeptember 29, 2010.

Reinventing Grand Army PlazaJanuary 6, 2009.

Self-help Housing: The Story of the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board. December 19, 2012.

The Analytics of Fire. June 25, 2014.

The Anatomy of Emergency. December 10, 2014.

The Andrew Freedman Home is No Longer EmptyJanuary 25, 2012.

The Cultural Organizer as Urbanist: A Conversation with José Serrano-McClain. December 5, 2012.

The Staten Island Bluebelt: Storm Sewers, Wetlands, Waterways. December 1, 2010.

The Underlying Structure: a Conversation on Law with Gerald Frug. August 27, 2013.

Towards a Stronger Social Infrastructure: a Conversation with Eric KlinenbergOctober 16, 2013.

Undercity: The Infrastructural Explorations of Steve Duncan. August, 2012.

We Want it Back: Reclaiming the Bronx RiverJanuary 9, 2013.