New York City
An artist and a historian talk trees: What they mean, and what it takes to get city-dwellers to see them clearly.
What’s lost when the value of city trees is reduced to the “environmental services” they provide?
Urban Omnibus seeks a summer Project Assistant.
To secure New York City’s pipeline for local food, treat produce like tap water: Protect the source.
Drinking water is all around us, but just out of reach. Can simple tweaks to the city’s emergency infrastructure radically expand access to this precious resource?
With natural gas dependency on the rise, thousands of miles of pipe connect New York City to a vast and dangerous geography of extraction.
Questions of ownership, affordability, and political representation converge in current struggles over rent regulation.
From deadly explosions to silent climate warming emissions, the contemporary troubles of the city's gas infrastructure have roots in the tumult surrounding its installation more than a century ago.
With simple phrases beamed in light, the Illuminator Collective appropriates buildings' exteriors to reveal the forces at work inside.
50 years after the passage of a landmark law, how will New York City assess the fairness of its housing?
Factory-farmed food fills most plates and stocks most supermarkets in New York City. But upstate, a scrappy network fights to build an alternative infrastructure to deliver better steaks and sausages.
Paint-scribbled sigils mark the spots where pipes bear natural gas — more now than ever — to stove tops and turbines. But what does this trend mean for public safety and climate change?