Would NYC install an ugly flood wall instead of BIG's greenery-filled storm protection system

Would NYC install an ugly flood wall instead of BIG's greenery-filled storm protection system

Coastal cities around the globe are bracing as sea levels continue to rise in response to global warming. New York is not only no exception, but some parts of the city could be…

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Breezy rooftop deck by designers of the High Line opens in the Flatiron District

Breezy rooftop deck by designers of the High Line opens in the Flatiron District

Related: James Corner Field Operations’ Muscota Marsh Restoration Will Help Clean the Harlem River + 50 West 23rd Street + James Corner Field Operations James Corner…

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100-year-old NoMad building to get a modern facelift and verdant new rooftop terrace

100-year-old NoMad building to get a modern facelift and verdant new rooftop terrace

Historic 1920s building in NoMad gets modern transformation by Architect Morris Adjmi The historic building at 3 East 28th Street in the so-called NoMad district is getting a modern…

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Beautiful elevated park overlooking 9/11 Memorial opens at World Trade Center

Beautiful elevated park overlooking 9/11 Memorial opens at World Trade Center

elevated parks, elevated parks nyc, green space nyc, landscape architecture, Liberty Park, living wall, ny parks, nyc parks, nyc urban design, port authority, St. Nicholas Greek…

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This is the first MTA subway station ever to be awarded LEED Certification

This is the first MTA subway station ever to be awarded LEED Certification

Related: "The Fulton Center's LEED certification demonstrates tremendous green building leadership," says Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and founding chair, USGBC. "The urgency of USGBC's…

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Anthony Bourdain's Pier 57 food market gets postponed until 2019

Anthony Bourdain's Pier 57 food market gets postponed until 2019

Related: Anthony Bourdain reveals plans for NYC’s largest food market at Pier 57 + Bordain Market Via Curbed NY Images via Anthony Bordain and Bordain Market Facebook…

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New renderings released for South Street Seaport's Fulton Market renovation

New renderings released for South Street Seaport's Fulton Market renovation

Related: Via 6sqft + Shop Architects South Street Seaports, shop architects,

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Sneak a peek at the gargantuan green wall coming to Tadao Ando's 152 Elizabeth Street condos

Sneak a peek at the gargantuan green wall coming to Tadao Ando's 152 Elizabeth Street condos

Previously, we reported http://inhabitat.com/nyc/tadao-andos-first-new-york-condominium-design-features-one-of-the-largest-green-walls-in-the-city/ on the preliminary designs produced…

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You might soon be able to live inside of the iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel

You might soon be able to live inside of the iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel

Related: Via Curbed NY Waldorf Astoria, Waldorf Astoria renovation, Waldorf Astoria condos, hotel-condo conversions, nyc condos, nyc hotels, nyc historic hotels, urban design,…

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Cars to be banned from 7-mile stretch of NYC once again for Summer Streets in August

Cars to be banned from 7-mile stretch of NYC once again for Summer Streets in August

Summer officially begins today, and with it comes a slew of fun events around the city. Mayor Bill de Blasio inhabitat.com/nyc/tag/bill-de-blasio/ announced that Summer Streets will…

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World’s tallest free-fall tower ride could be built atop Penn Station

World’s tallest free-fall tower ride could be built atop Penn Station

Envisioned for the roof of Madison Square Garden or on the back of the Farley Post Office, “The Halo” would rise up as a spectacular and transparent column ringed by eleven…

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Green walls and a yoga studio are just some of the perks at this new wellness-focused co-working space

Green walls and a yoga studio are just some of the perks at this new wellness-focused co-working space

Located at 26 Broadway in the Financial District, 25,000-square-foot Primary was founded by former WeWork employees Lisa Skye Hain and Danny Orenstein. The modern workplace is marketed…

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New EOS eco-tower gives residents access to hooked-up Nike gym and rooftop recreation area

New EOS eco-tower gives residents access to hooked-up Nike gym and rooftop recreation area

EŌS, The Durst Organization, green building, green design, eos, green architecture, leed buildings, leed nyc, EŌS, The Durst Organization’s 47-story luxury mixed-use tower,…

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LEED Gold-seeking 10 Hudson Yards marks mega-development's first completed building

LEED Gold-seeking 10 Hudson Yards marks mega-development's first completed building

Related: Hudson Yards to Get a Massive 51-Story LEED Gold Commercial Complex + Kohn Pedersen Fox + 10 Hudson Yards Via Curbed NY Images via Steve Freihon and 10 Hudson…

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The MTA is secretly testing Wi-Fi service in subway cars

The MTA is secretly testing Wi-Fi service in subway cars

According to an exclusive by NY1, the MTA has started testing Wi-Fi service in the subway. In a move that should have New Yorkers jumping for joy, the MTA has installed Wi-Fi on four…

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Clever spiral staircase hides a surprise in this minimalist West Village duplex renovation

Clever spiral staircase hides a surprise in this minimalist West Village duplex renovation

Related: + Clever staircase doubles as a bookcase in a small London home + SU11 Architecture Design Via NY Curbed West village duplex, staircase bookshelf, spiral…

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Could this 3.5-mile suspension bridge between NJ and Queens solve some of NYC's transportation woes?

Could this 3.5-mile suspension bridge between NJ and Queens solve some of NYC's transportation woes?

A wild new proposal calls for a 3.5-mile suspension bridge running from New Jersey, across Manhattan at 38th and 39th Streets, and into Queens. The Empire State Gateway was designed by…

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Five solar-powered charging benches to be installed in NYC

Five solar-powered charging benches to be installed in NYC

“We know just how valuable the use of technology is and how important it is in our day-to-day experience — and these benches tap into that power by allowing us to measure park…

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New floating bar and restaurant aboard revamped 10,000-square-foot yacht coming to Pier 81

New floating bar and restaurant aboard revamped 10,000-square-foot yacht coming to Pier 81

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Decked-out pedestrian plaza will add a permanent car-free oasis in Midtown

Decked-out pedestrian plaza will add a permanent car-free oasis in Midtown

“It will really become a true public space,” said Barbara Blair Randall, the group’s president. “What we’re trying to do is activate the neighborhood a little more at…

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Eye-tricking

Eye-tricking "windows" at NYC subway station give the illusion of looking into an underground park

Park Windows comprises a panoramic view of a brightly lit blue sky punctuated by clouds and glimpses of a tree canopy on a blustery spring day. Divided into separate frames, the…

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Secret section of Central Park opens to visitors after years of being fenced off

Secret section of Central Park opens to visitors after years of being fenced off

Related: Recently unearthed evidence indicates that Central Park may have come close to not existing + Central Park Conservatory + Hallett Nature Sanctuary Via NY…

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Google will be anchor tenant at Superpier shipping container complex at Pier 57

Google will be anchor tenant at Superpier shipping container complex at Pier 57

Related: SuperPier Gearing Up for Renovation into NYC’s Premier Shipping Container Anti-Mall “Google’s growth is an incredible New York success story, and today we…

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