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This $150 million stairway will be like a gigantic real-life M.C. Escher drawing for Hudson Yards

This $150 million stairway will be like a gigantic real-life M.C. Escher drawing for Hudson Yards

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NYC expands organics composting collection to reach nearly 1M residents

NYC expands organics composting collection to reach nearly 1M residents

New Yorkers will be seeing a lot more brown refuse containers around the city, as the sanitation department expands its curbside pickup of organic waste to serve nearly one million residents. The city’s Department of Sanitation recently launched its to

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UGE is building a massive rooftop solar array atop this popular Brooklyn church

UGE is building a massive rooftop solar array atop this popular Brooklyn church

Leading energy solutions firm UGE International (UGE) is in the process of installing a 261 kW rooftop solar project for a non-denominational church in South Brooklyn. Christian Cultural Center (CCC), one of the largest independent churches in the is a

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You’re invited to the New York Harbor Regatta and Beach Bash this Friday

You’re invited to the New York Harbor Regatta and Beach Bash this Friday

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‘Giant vacuum cleaner with miles-long hose’ proposed to tackle garbage issues on the High Line

‘Giant vacuum cleaner with miles-long hose’ proposed to tackle garbage issues on the High Line

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

“The collection station doesn’t smell, and it means that you don’t have the same issue of cleaning, and odor control, and vermin, and all those

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INTERVIEW: City Parks Foundation’s Heather Lubov on transforming baseball diamonds into golf schools

INTERVIEW: City Parks Foundation’s Heather Lubov on transforming baseball diamonds into golf schools

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Answers For Baseball Diamond/Golf Story from Heather Lubov, Executive Director of City Parks Foundation: How

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

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

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

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in partnership with the Billion Oyster Project, today announced that a project is underway that will see the installation of 50,000 oysters in Jamaica Bay – the largest single

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

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

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

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

Over five years and lots of hype in the making, the newest NYC project by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is finally complete. VIΛ 57 West, also known as the VIΛ Courtscraper, is an 830,000-square-foot highrise shaped like a distorted pyramid, and it nearly

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

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

Related: Storm-resilient SURE HOUSE can even charge your neighbors’ devices during blackouts

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

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

Related: Design for last High Line portion includes an Italian-style piazza

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

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

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“What we’ve been working on is matching up the science and the engineering of how to deliver healthier air,” says Jason Vollen, AECOM’s principal for high performance buildings. “Having a building-integrated test bed is absolutely to new

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

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

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

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Review of lead testing at NYC schools reveals that exposure levels may be higher than reported

Review of lead testing at NYC schools reveals that exposure levels may be higher than reported

A closer look at lead contamination tests of New York City schools, released in July, 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

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

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

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 federal funds to

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

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

Although the fashion world may be notoriious for its hectic rythmn and superficial lifestyle, there are some who just seem to get it. To escape the hustle and bustle of NYC’s fashion scene, fashion and interior stylist Scott Newkirk has built the cabin

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

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

How far would you go to get into the Guinness Book of World Records? One intrepid New Yorker has mastered an amazing feat that many would think impossible: he hit every stop on the 660-mile NYC Subway system in under 24 hours. For two years in a row, on

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

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

Related: Confined Manhattan apartment artfully transformed into an airy loft

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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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NYC testing giant tunnel plugs and flexible covers to waterproof subway system

NYC testing giant tunnel plugs and flexible covers to waterproof subway system

Waterproofing the NYC subway system is an important part of efforts to become more climate resilient and prepare for future Superstorm Sandy-type flooding as global warming increases extreme weather events. To prevent another situation similar to the of

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Queen of tiny living shares her small space tips in 90 Lessons for Living Large in 90 Square Feet (…or more)

Queen of tiny living shares her small space tips in 90 Lessons for Living Large in 90 Square Feet (…or more)

“90 Lessons for Living Large in 90 Square Feet (…or more)” about how living in that small apartment made my life larger. It’s also a “want-to” guide, offering lessons for others on how to “live large” in any size

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‘Paris on the Gowanus’: 365 Bond brings sustainable waterfront luxury to Brooklyn

‘Paris on the Gowanus’: 365 Bond brings sustainable waterfront luxury to Brooklyn

Related: Roof Farm-Topped Gowanus Whole Foods Set to Open in December

According to the project’s lead designer and architect, GHWA’s David West, AIA, “The site is located at the divide between Carroll Gardens, with its iconic brick and stone a

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Stack Exchange envisions a futuristic LES community made of layers of timber

Stack Exchange envisions a futuristic LES community made of layers of timber

Related: “Grow Your Own City” Concept Wins the Timber in the City Student Design Competition

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Take the ultimate Times Square selfie on these giant X-shaped loungers

Take the ultimate Times Square selfie on these giant X-shaped loungers

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XXX Times Square with Love – three x-shaped outdoor loungers custom designed for Times Square – next 24th

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Open, light-flooded floorplan modernizes a previously cramped Forest Hills Tudor

Open, light-flooded floorplan modernizes a previously cramped Forest Hills Tudor

Our clients had outgrown their cozy 1940s tudor house, but had no wish to depart their leafy enclave in Forest Hills. Not wanting to alter the appearance of the front facade from the street, any expansion work would have to fit seamlessly with the and

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Hamptons food trucks plug in to cleaner energy with new power pedestals

Hamptons food trucks plug in to cleaner energy with new power pedestals

The food truck trend is getting a smart upgrade in posh places like the Hamptons, where a new clean energy system from is fueling beachside meals on wheels. WXY architecture + urban design announced the new “power pedestals” that will supply easy access

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One of NYC’s largest trees is reborn as sustainable custom furniture

One of NYC’s largest trees is reborn as sustainable custom furniture

One of the largest trees in New York is a European Elm tree that grew in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, with a diameter measuring a whopping 89 inches. The tree, originally planted in 1870, was felled last year after city forestry officials determined it a

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400-square-foot apartment uses clever pivot wall to divide space in multiple ways

400-square-foot apartment uses clever pivot wall to divide space in multiple ways

Related: Add luxury to your tiny apartment with a DIY loft for ‘only’ $19/sq ft

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We take the 2017 Chevy Volt on an electrifying eco-getaway up to the Hudson Valley

We take the 2017 Chevy Volt on an electrifying eco-getaway up to the Hudson Valley

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Left turns kill, says new NYC Department of Transportation report

Left turns kill, says new NYC Department of Transportation report

A new report from the New York City Department of Transportation finds that vehicles making left turns caused about 19 percent of all pedestrian and cyclist deaths or serious injuries in the city last year. That is over three times the rate of and or a

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‘Hidden forest’ of 4,000 baby redwood trees coming to Brooklyn

‘Hidden forest’ of 4,000 baby redwood trees coming to Brooklyn

Later this year, artist Spencer Finch will bring a little piece of California’s redwood forests to downtown Brooklyn. In partnership with the Public Art Fund and Forest City Ratner Companies, the artist will use 4,000 young redwoods to create a 1/100

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Historic “horizontal skyscraper” to become luxury condos in Williamsburg

Historic “horizontal skyscraper” to become luxury condos in Williamsburg

Morris Adjmi Architects is taking on a warehouse renovation the likes of which are seldom seen, if ever. The Austin Nichols House is not just a warehouse on the Williamsburg waterfront but also a massive historic icon in the neighborhood. Soon, it will

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Tour this luxuriously sustainable new model apartment at 60 White in Tribeca (PHOTOS)

Tour this luxuriously sustainable new model apartment at 60 White in Tribeca (PHOTOS)

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Beware of flying cockroaches encouraged by soaring temps in NYC

Beware of flying cockroaches encouraged by soaring temps in NYC

People say a lot of things about what might happen “when pigs fly,” but around NYC, a new saying may catch on this summer: when cockroaches fly. It just so happens that the nasty little pests love the intense heat and humidity so much that it makes

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