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Renderings unveiled for World Trade Center Performing Arts Center show a glowing, lantern-like cube

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5,000 old toilets will soon be home to 50,000 new oysters in NYC

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Head to this hilly paradise on Governors Island before it closes for the year

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Take a fall tour of NYC’s most exciting landscape architecture landmarks

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Open House New York is always a popular event for architecture and design lovers, but this year the organization is throwing a little green into the mix. In collaboration with the New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the 2016 program includes the New Landscapes New York tour, which will take lucky participants on an urban adventure through 17 of the city’s most vibrant landscape architecture landmarks.

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BIG completes its iconic VIA 57 West Courtscraper pyramid high-rise in NYC

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Light-filled Jersey Shore home boasts storm-resilient features and uses 85 percent less energy

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Celebrate the High Line’s idyllic Chelsea Grasslands with a full month of special events

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Did you know that the High Line‘s Chelsea Grasslands, located between West 18th and West 20th Streets, were inspired by the tallgrass prairie of the American Midwest? To find out more about this beautiful section of the beloved park, head over to the Friends of the High Line‘s month-long celebration featuring grasslands-focused tours, a panel with High Line planting designer Piet Oudolf, and lots of other family-friendly activities and art exhibitions.

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Gorgeous living wall purifies the air inside this new emergency call center in the Bronx

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The Floating Restaurant suspends a glass cube eatery over the Hudson River

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DOOMOCRACY: Massive haunted house of political horrors to terrorize New York this October

by , 09/02/16
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Review of lead testing at NYC schools reveals that exposure levels may be higher than reported

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A closer look at lead contamination tests conducted at New York City schools shows a much higher risk than originally thought. Initially, officials reported that fewer than 1 percent of water samples from 1,500 NYC school buildings showed lead concentrations exceeding Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines. However, it has come to light that the process used to obtain samples may have resulted in test results that reflected a much lower risk than the city’s school children are actually facing.

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Amtrak purchasing new high-speed trains to speed up travel between New York, Boston and Washington DC

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New York City and New York State stand to benefit from last Friday’s announcement by Vice President Joe Biden that Amtrak will be the recipient of the largest single loan in the Department of Transportation’s history — $2.45 billion in federal funds for upgrades to the Northeast Corridor. There’s lots of good news for New Yorkers who frequently travel the NEC via rail up to Boston or down to Washington DC, most significantly that train rides will be faster and more frequent. That’s because Amtrak is purchasing 28 new next-generation high-speed trainsets that will replace the current Acela Express trains.

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Fashion stylist’s tiny reclaimed wood cabin is the perfect escape from NYC

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Lawyer sets world record for hitting every NYC subway station in 1 day

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How far would you go to get into the Guinness Book of World Records? One intrepid New Yorker has completed an amazing feat that many would think impossible: he hit every station in the 660-mile NYC Subway system in under 24 hours. For two years in a row, Matthew Ahn has hopped on a subway car, visited every stop in the entire system, and hopped off at the final station in less than a day’s time. His latest record was verified last week by Guinness officials.

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Ultra-modern NoHo loft renovation stars an oasis-like rooftop garden

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Family of coyotes spotted in Queens

Family of coyotes spotted in Queens

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Casa Kids’ clever sleeping loft is a storage bed on steroids

Casa Kids’ clever sleeping loft is a storage bed on steroids

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325-square-foot apartment on the brink of collapse converted into a sunny West Village haven

325-square-foot apartment on the brink of collapse converted into a sunny West Village haven

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Vertical village of modular blocks adds a pixelated punch to the LIC skyline

Vertical village of modular blocks adds a pixelated punch to the LIC skyline

2222 Jackson Avenue

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NY NOW announces the winners of its 2016 Summer Eco Choice Awards

NY NOW announces the winners of its 2016 Summer Eco Choice Awards

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NY NOW, New York’s premier showcase of home, lifestyle and gift the :

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