In post-bankruptcy Detroit, planner Maurice Cox and his interdisciplinary team are making vacancy an asset, revitalizing through preservation, and listening to residents who know the city the best.
A huge range of emergent technologies give police new ways gather data and surveil. What's on the market?
Benjamen Walker and Vishaan Chakrabarti hang out in Tompkins Square Park and discuss the role spaces for public assembly have played in a variety of international examples of protest and reform.
How can protestors get their points across to an unyielding city? Oksana Mironova shows how gumming up the works may trump gathering in the square.
It’s a park, it’s a gallery, it’s a community hub! At Socrates Sculpture Park, temporary art works, hand-me-down plants, and shipping containers top the remains of an East River marine terminal.
Artist Julia Jacquette and writer James Trainor discuss Jacquette's graphic memoir, Playground of My Mind, digging into the sandbox of their memories and a critical chapter in the history of New York City's public spaces.