The Green Shift

A Fishmonger

A seafood purveyor builds a sustainable business amidst rising and heating oceans and insatiable demand.

Landscape Orientation

An artist makes her books by walking. Their pages unfold in ways as unusual and idiosyncratic as the city itself.

Utopia is a Vacant Lot in Rockaway

On the voids storms and plans leave behind, and what we do with them.

Rockaway, Revisited

New projects are bringing more people and attention to the Rockaway Peninsula, but ten years after Hurricane Sandy, the work of building resilient infrastructure remains woefully incomplete.

Capturing Change

Extra Terrestrial

From Freshkills Park's photographer-in-residence, portraits of another world in formation

Cleaning Up?

A Resilience Workshop

A long-term, community-based project brings critical knowledge about risks of contamination and engages local industries as partners in preparedness in the wake of Sandy. But extreme weather is not the only threat to vulnerable businesses.

Cleaning Up?

Getting to Zero

Banned from residences for more than half a century, lead paint still poisons thousands of children a year in New York City. Who is responsible for ensuring healthy homes for all?

Cleaning Up?

Concentrated Cleanup

Since 2009, New York City has been incentivizing private cleanup of contaminated sites. Who benefits?