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Come swing on these holiday hammocks at the new Flatiron Sky-Line LED light installation

Come swing on these holiday hammocks at the new Flatiron Sky-Line LED light installation

Hammocks suspended from giant arches invite you to experience the Flatiron District from a new angle

The installation, made possible by NYC DOT Art, is set to open to the public November 21 and will be on view through the holidays.

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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 Steering Committee. “The cost of housing is a significant for New

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Remembering visionary landscape architect Diana Balmori through her most forward-thinking projects

Remembering visionary landscape architect Diana Balmori through her most forward-thinking projects

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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 St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church will celebrate the projects Out of

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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

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“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 pedestrians as well as green infrastructure,” says Weisz. “Diagonal a

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Sneak a peek inside the beautiful new model apartment at Pacific Park’s 550 Vanderbilt

Sneak a peek inside the beautiful new model apartment at Pacific Park’s 550 Vanderbilt

the first completed apartment at Brooklyn’s biggest megaproject, Pacific Park, is nearly ready for its opening and I wanted to share the images to see if you’d be interested in covering the newly unveiled home. The 2BR/2BA model apartment is located a

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People are going crazy over this family of raccoons living at Central Park

People are going crazy over this family of raccoons living at Central Park

While many of us struggle to cope with recent events and all the streses of our complicated lives, these bashful bandits remind us that, sometimes, you just have to take a break and laugh a little. A family of 22 or so downright cuddle-worthy (but have

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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 called A/D/O will be 23,000 square feet space in Greenpoint, open for a

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World’s tallest modular building is now open – see inside (VIDEO)

World’s tallest modular building is now open – see inside (VIDEO)

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Get a free UberPOOL ride when you shop small businesses on November 26

Get a free UberPOOL ride when you shop small businesses on November 26

Related: Uber’s new uberPOOL feature lets you share rides with strangers

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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

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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 Public Land and we look forward to building many new playgrounds that in

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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

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Come eat free food from this floating edible forest before it sets sail again

Come eat free food from this floating edible forest before it sets sail again

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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

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What’s the deal with this apple tree growing out of a car on the High Line?

What’s the deal with this apple tree growing out of a car on the High Line?

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Miniature Manhattan studio comes with pre-installed Murphy bed and lots of built-in storage

Miniature Manhattan studio comes with pre-installed Murphy bed and lots of built-in storage

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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

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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 is 8,000 acres of cliffs, forests, fields, ponds and streams, that to

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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

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Hammocks suspended from giant arches invite you to experience the Flatiron District from a new angle

Hammocks suspended from giant arches invite you to experience the Flatiron District from a new angle

Flatiron Sky-Line,

Flatiron Sky-Line

Flatiron Partnership is announcing the winner of its 3rd annual competition to identify an installation to anchor the “23 Days” activities in the North Public Plaza. The release has images but they may not so

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Family of Queens coyotes set to be trapped and euthanized

Family of Queens coyotes set to be trapped and euthanized

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The sad reason why no one is actually allowed to enter this ‘public’ garden

The sad reason why no one is actually allowed to enter this ‘public’ garden

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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 through grants, which DLANDstudio put together.

“We realized that the

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Steven Holl’s unusual upstate guest home challenges McMansions with its quirky design

Steven Holl’s unusual upstate guest home challenges McMansions with its quirky design

Related: Architect Steven Holl Designs a New Sports Center for Columbia University

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Con Edison looks to provide solar power benefits to low-income New Yorkers

Con Edison looks to provide solar power benefits to low-income New Yorkers

The power of the sun is out of reach for many low-income New Yorkers who might want the environmental and economic benefits of solar energy but don’t own a rooftop or lack the financial resources to purchase solar panels. Consolidated Edison wants to to

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New Kering app lets Parsons fashion students track the environmental impacts of their designs

New Kering app lets Parsons fashion students track the environmental impacts of their designs

http://www.newschool.edu/pressroom/pressreleases/2016/keringparsonssustainability.htm

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Zagat’s tiny pop-up cafe serves up miniature munchies cooked on teeny stoves

Zagat’s tiny pop-up cafe serves up miniature munchies cooked on teeny stoves

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Could New York’s tiny home obesession be influencing its culinary scene too?

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Part of a campaign to promote their new app and list of 2017

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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

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Pumpkitecture: Architects live-carve pumpkins into gourd-geous iconic buildings

Pumpkitecture: Architects live-carve pumpkins into gourd-geous iconic buildings

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Washington Square Park toilet house boasts LEED-certified loos

Washington Square Park toilet house boasts LEED-certified loos

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Twinkling cemetery would turn the deceased into a dazzling sea of lights under the Manhattan Bridge

Twinkling cemetery would turn the deceased into a dazzling sea of lights under the Manhattan Bridge

A creepy new proposal suggests transforming the undercarriage of the Manhattan Bridge into a twinkling graveyard, where human remains decompose in biomass pods and emit lights that mimic the stars above. Dubbed Constellation Park, the project was by as

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Enchanting forest of crocheted coral reefs comes to the Museum of Arts and Design

Enchanting forest of crocheted coral reefs comes to the Museum of Arts and Design

With (statistic), the world’s coral reefs are disappearing at an alarming rate. At the same time, thousands of pounds of plastic waste have been filling the world’s oceans with . Crochet Coral: is a new exhibition by Margaret and Christine Wertheim that

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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 phases. The $300 million development is expected to wrap by Affordable

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NYC announces opening of its first micro-apartment building, Carmel Place

NYC announces opening of its first micro-apartment building, Carmel Place

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Columbia’s sprawling 17-acre Manhattanville campus will invite the community to learn and grow

Columbia’s sprawling 17-acre Manhattanville campus will invite the community to learn and grow

Leaders of Columbia University met Monday to dedicate the new 17-acre Manhattanville Campus, which will be constructed along Broadway above West 125th Street. Columbia President Lee C. Bollinger

internationally renowned architect Renzo Piano of &

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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

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Construction begins on final stage of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Construction begins on final stage of Brooklyn Bridge Park

“This park has become the front lawn of Brooklyn. And Pier 3 will add more space for kids to play and for families to enjoy this incredible place. We have made building Brooklyn Bridge Park and securing it for the long-term a major priority, and we to

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Two separate apartments fused into one breathtaking home in Brooklyn

Two separate apartments fused into one breathtaking home in Brooklyn

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Wildlife NYC: New campaign urges New Yorkers to treat city’s native animals with respect

Wildlife NYC: New campaign urges New Yorkers to treat city’s native animals with respect

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