Well-Placed

Clinical Trials

A bygone experiment in community-focused mental healthcare — rooted in Harlem and the life experiences of its Black population — still holds valuable lessons for making “the good life,” and good feelings, truly accessible to all.

Story of a Street

A 1.3-mile-long pedestrian promenade in Queens is a lodestar for planners, a lifeline for many residents, and an albatross to others.

Alternate Routes

A new guidebook locates residents’ struggles to make and remake New York City in the image of their own needs and desires.

Whereabouts

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Time is frozen here.

Introducing the Inaugural Cohort of New City Critics

Meet the 2022 fellows in a program to empower new and diverse voices to challenge the ways we understand, design, and develop our cities.

Beyond Diverse

A pedestrian plaza in Queens is widely celebrated for its worldliness. But beneath a colorful surface are more radical lessons in coexistence.

Shelf Life

Local Frequencies

An audio archivist documents the evolution of pirate radio in Brooklyn and its place in the cultural landscapes of the borough's immigrant communities.

Whereabouts

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People love a place with “good light.”

Call for Applications: New City Critics

A fellowship program to empower new, fearless, and diverse voices to challenge the ways we understand, design, and develop our cities.

Market Share

Designed for other uses and users, Corona Plaza has become a critical infrastructure for streetside selling. In the face of economic and legal pressures, vendors are organizing themselves and the space to ensure both individual survival and collective prosperity.