New photos reveal Domino Sugar Refinery's terraced form rising on the East River

New photos reveal Domino Sugar Refinery's terraced form rising on the East River

Clad in fluorescent construction trappings, the residential development at 325 Kent Ave. continues to hold court at the Williamsburg waterfront. As photos from Tectonic reveal, the…

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Lowline Lab closing at Essex Street as plans for the park move forward

Lowline Lab closing at Essex Street as plans for the park move forward

The Lowline Lab, an experiment in utilizing solar technology to grow and sustain plants underground, will close doors at Essex Street on February 26. The lab was designed to be a…

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Queens parking garage is getting a makeover as affordable housing

Queens parking garage is getting a makeover as affordable housing

Image1 In 2015, the Mayor Bill de Blasio administration began the Jamaica NOW Action Plan, an economic development program to boost retail development and more job growth in Jamaica,…

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New York approves the country's largest off-shore wind farm

New York approves the country's largest off-shore wind farm

In New York, the Long Island farm is part of a plan to meet Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s goal of drawing 50 percent of the state’s power from renewable sources by 2030

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New York has third highest rate of student homelessness in the United States

New York has third highest rate of student homelessness in the United States

The Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness has discovered that 1 in 8 children attending public school in New York City has experienced homelessness in some form in the…

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This tiny houseboat in Queens can be your home-in-the-water for just $59k

This tiny houseboat in Queens can be your home-in-the-water for just $59k

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State Senate guts measure to tax plastic bags in New York City

State Senate guts measure to tax plastic bags in New York City

The New York League of Conservation Voters has estimated that every year New Yorkers throw  away 10 billion plastic bags.  So,  passing a law to tax people 5 cents each if they…

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Governors Island will open early this year with a new sustainable seafood restaurant

Governors Island will open early this year with a new sustainable seafood restaurant

Governors Island, that 172 acre isle of green which used to be a military base, will open early this Spring for the first time ever. This extends the season for the Island, which…

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This organization is bringing the first monument honoring a woman to Central Park

This organization is bringing the first monument honoring a woman to Central Park

It took over seventy years of advocacy for women to be granted the right to vote in the United States. Determined, pioneering citizens such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B.…

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Studio Gang reveals new details about the American Museum of Natural History revamp

Studio Gang reveals new details about the American Museum of Natural History revamp

The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is tackling climate change, habitat loss and threats to life and health on Earth "in the post-truth era" with Studio Gang's new Gilder…

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Troubled Indian Point Nuclear Plant shutting down by 2021

Troubled Indian Point Nuclear Plant shutting down by 2021

Troubled Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant is slated to shut down by 2021, according to a recently-reached agreement between New York State and Entergy. Just 30 miles north of New York…

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Citi Bikes to start projecting lasers onto the streets

Citi Bikes to start projecting lasers onto the streets

NYC's Citi Bike is aiming to make the already safe bike sharing scheme (nearly 37 million trips since the system's installation in 2013 and zero fatalities) even safer by installing…

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Central Park gets a new fleet of clean, green garbage carts

Central Park gets a new fleet of clean, green garbage carts

You’ve probably seen them buzzing around Central Park: those garbage carts used to pick up the park’s trash. Until now, those city employees in their carts have been puttering…

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MIT's 'Treepedia' tells you how green your spot in the city ranks

MIT's 'Treepedia' tells you how green your spot in the city ranks

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Governor announces a $10 billion overhaul for a more green, accessible and tech-enhanced JFK airport

Governor announces a $10 billion overhaul for a more green, accessible and tech-enhanced JFK airport

In 2004, just two weeks after finishing graduate school, Rebecca van Bergen began Nest with the idea that supporting craft and small businesses could be an empowering tool for positive…

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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

XXX Times Square with Love, times square, times square x chairs, times square art, art nyc, Juergen Mayer H., Juergen Mayer, public art nyc XXX Times Square with Love – three…

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World's Fair Pavilion reimagined as a giant greenhouse blob atop Flushing Meadows Park

World's Fair Pavilion reimagined as a giant greenhouse blob atop Flushing Meadows Park

Related: 100,000 sq. ft. Duggal Greenhouse Opens at Brooklyn Navy Yard! + Sarah Wan and Aidan Doyle Via The Real Deal New York State Pavilion, Sarah Wan and Aidan Doylem…

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Get your free water-saving rain barrel from the NYCDEP

Get your free water-saving rain barrel from the NYCDEP

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is giving away rain barrels to reduce stormwater runoff and conserve water. The 60-gallon green containers are available…

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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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Inside JetBlue's lean, green offices in Queens

Inside JetBlue's lean, green offices in Queens

JetBlue’s brand new Long Island City digs are an environmentally friendly oasis that encapsulates the look and feel of the home base at JFK’s Terminal 5. Designed by HLW…

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Mirrored ring of golden hearts to spread love in Times Square this Valentine's Day

Mirrored ring of golden hearts to spread love in Times Square this Valentine's Day

The romance will return to Times Square in February with Collective-LOK’s gorgeous Heart to Heart installation. The winner of the annual 2016 Times Square Valentine Heart Design, the…

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Peek inside Foster + Partners’ super-skinny luxury condo in Midtown

Peek inside Foster + Partners’ super-skinny luxury condo in Midtown

Located in the heart of Midtown’s cultural district, 100 East 53rd Street rises next to Mies van der Rohe’s acclaimed Seagram Building completed in 1958. Though Foster + Partners’…

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17John

17John "Cotel": Prodigy Network Unveils Winners of NYC's First Crowdsourced Hotel Competition

Located in the heart of the Financial District, 17John is a 1920s art-deco building that will be expanded to include a new 23-story-tall glazed rooftop extension consisting of 191…

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A Clever Way to Create Extra Shoe Storage for Under $10

A Clever Way to Create Extra Shoe Storage for Under $10

From cramming them into stoves to propping them up with magazines, people have come up with all kinds of ways to store their shoes. But if you're looking for a shoe storage method that…

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