Nicole Jewell

 

Currently living in Madrid, Nicole works as a design writer and Spanish translator. When possible, she enjoys traveling around the Iberian Peninsula exploring Spain's rich blend of historic and modern architecture. Her articles and photos have been published in various trade publications and websites. You can reach her at Nicole Jewell.com.

New study finds that NYC dirt is filled with potentially life-saving bacteria

New study finds that NYC dirt is filled with potentially life-saving bacteria

A recent study by researchers at Rockefeller University has found the NYC's dirt is rich in bacteria that could be used to fight against disease. “By sequencing and…

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NYC approves pilot program to install electric vehicle charging stations across city

NYC approves pilot program to install electric vehicle charging stations across city

Related: Via Queens Tribune NY electric charging stations, electric-vehicle charging stations, Passage of INT. 1124, Councilman Costa Constantinides, New York City…

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NYC to add 1,000 electric cars to its municipal fleet

NYC to add 1,000 electric cars to its municipal fleet

“As part of our OneNYC plan we are implementing 2,000 electric cars and reducing emissions in our City fleet,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “We reached over 500 EVs after just one…

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Last parcel of land needed for long-awaited Bushwick Inlet Park finally acquired by NYC

Last parcel of land needed for long-awaited Bushwick Inlet Park finally acquired by NYC

Related: Bushwick Inlet Park one step closer to fruition with new city land purchase + Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park Images via Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park…

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NYU students to bunk with local senior citizens to save on campus housing costs

NYU students to bunk with local senior citizens to save on campus housing costs

Related: NYU Decks Out Bobst Library With Beautiful Suicide-Prevention Screen “We are extremely enthusiastic about the program,” said Ellen Schall, chair of NYU’s Affordability…

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Santiago Calatrava to attend Saint Nicholas National Shrine topping out ceremony

Santiago Calatrava to attend Saint Nicholas National Shrine topping out ceremony

Just over two years after breaking ground on the Saint Nicholas National Shrine, the Santiago Calatrava's project team, his Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America and members of the…

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WXY unveils verdant and pedestrian-friendly new redesign of Astor Place and Cooper Square

WXY unveils verdant and pedestrian-friendly new redesign of Astor Place and Cooper Square

Related: “We are delighted to be part of the history behind this major New York City crossroads and to add to Astor Place’s story a new layer that brings together space for…

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BMW MINI and nARCHITECTS' new creative hub and free working space nears completion in Greenpoint

BMW MINI and nARCHITECTS' new creative hub and free working space nears completion in Greenpoint

The architects of the Carmel Place micro apts in Manhattan, nArchitects, are now taking their mult-disciplinary talents to warehouse renovation. Their latest project, a creative hub…

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Cornell Tech unveils new renderings for hotel and education center on Roosevelt Island

Cornell Tech unveils new renderings for hotel and education center on Roosevelt Island

Related: + Snøhetta Via Curbed NY Verizon Executive Education Center and Hotel, Roosevelt Island

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New initiative aims to convert NYC's worst playgrounds into vibrant green spaces

New initiative aims to convert NYC's worst playgrounds into vibrant green spaces

Related: Rapper 50 Cent’s community garden offers a green alternative to juvenile detention “New York Road Runners is thrilled to launch this partnership with The Trust for…

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A heavenly 490-square-foot 'urban cottage' in Hell's Kitchen

A heavenly 490-square-foot 'urban cottage' in Hell's Kitchen

Related: + Urban Cottage Via Apartment Therapy Hell's Kitchen Urban Cottage, hell's kitchen tiny homes, hell's kitchen studios, tiny home living, minimalist living, nyc…

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Car-free zone proposed for Williamsburg's Grand Street during L Train shutdown

Car-free zone proposed for Williamsburg's Grand Street during L Train shutdown

Related: + Via Architects Newspaper no car zone, L train shutdown, manhattan subway, nyc subway, l train work, Grand Street in Williamsburg, 14st street, subway work nyc,…

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550-sq-ft Greenwich Village studio goes big on bold patterns

550-sq-ft Greenwich Village studio goes big on bold patterns

Related: Minimalist Greenwich Village loft makes smart use of its 500 square feet Via Apartment Therapy

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Mohonk Preserve commits to using 100% clean energy

Mohonk Preserve commits to using 100% clean energy

While most people may equate New York City with skyscrapers and concrete, a lot of the state is actually nature-based. The Mohonk Preserve is a New York State gem. The nature preserve…

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Bizarre subway-themed apartment building pops up in Bushwick

Bizarre subway-themed apartment building pops up in Bushwick

Related: Eye-tricking “windows” at NYC subway station give the illusion of looking into an underground park Via Gothamist Subway station house, brooklyn, bushwick mta…

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Family of Queens coyotes set to be trapped and euthanized

Family of Queens coyotes set to be trapped and euthanized

Related: + Via NY Daily News Coyotes, laguardia, nyc wildlife, Rikers Island Bridge, don't feed the coyotes, coyotes nyc, nyc coyote pack, Wild Dog Foundation, Port…

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Thirsty 'Sponge Park' soaks up nasty stormwater from Gowanus Canal

Thirsty 'Sponge Park' soaks up nasty stormwater from Gowanus Canal

Related: dlandstudio’s Sponge Park will be a natural filtration system for the Gowanus Canal The $1.4 million project was funded by the variety of city and regional agencies…

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New renderings of Brooklyn's tallest tower show super-swanky amenities

New renderings of Brooklyn's tallest tower show super-swanky amenities

Related: Renderings unveiled for Brooklyn’s first supertall tower + Dattner Architects + Steiner NYC Via Curbed NY Brooklyn’s Hub, Steiner NYC, hub tower brooklyn,…

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Washington Square Park toilet house boasts LEED-certified loos

Washington Square Park toilet house boasts LEED-certified loos

Related: + BKSK BKSK architects, Washington Square Park House, solar panel array, ground source heat pumps, passive design, LEED Platinum certification, LEED Platinum nyc,…

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Former juvenile justice center to become a greenery-filled affordable housing complex in the Bronx

Former juvenile justice center to become a greenery-filled affordable housing complex in the Bronx

Bridges Juvenile Justice Center, more commonly known by its old name—Spofford. The whole project will encompass five different buildings, set to be constructed over three…

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Second Avenue subway finally set to open after almost a century

Second Avenue subway finally set to open after almost a century

Related: Via NY Times Second Avenue Subway, nyc subway construction, nyc subway, nyc transport, subway constructions, public transport nyc,

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