WXY is turning an old juvenile detention center into a vibrant live-work community

WXY is turning an old juvenile detention center into a vibrant live-work community

Urban design can improve the way we live, but a well-designed city actually create an instant vibrant community with jobs, education and affordable homes? WXY Architecture is out to…

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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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Kimbal Musk launches a revolutionary shipping container farm initiative in Brooklyn

Kimbal Musk launches a revolutionary shipping container farm initiative in Brooklyn

Near Jay Z’s childhood home and an old Pfizer factory, one will find a set of ten steel shipping containers. Launched by Tobias Peggs and and Kimbal Musk, brother to Elon, the…

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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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Olin Studio announces plans to turn Pier 26 into a vibrant park

Olin Studio announces plans to turn Pier 26 into a vibrant park

Olin Studio revealed plans to turn Pier 26 into a vibrant park and community area. The pier will include ample spaces to enjoy nature with multiple landscaped spaces, along with…

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Times Square redesign completed just in time for New Year’s Eve festivities

Times Square redesign completed just in time for New Year’s Eve festivities

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Administration has announced that the reconstruction of Times Square has finally come to completion. The nearly eight-year-long project was design to improve…

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Gowanus pop-up dumpster gardens find new home in Industry City

Gowanus pop-up dumpster gardens find new home in Industry City

Last summer, Gowanus Canal Conservancy and Alloy Development collaborated on the 2000 Galloon Project, a pop-up nursery and event space that successfully brought attention to the…

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Second Avenue subway finally set to open after nearly a century

Second Avenue subway finally set to open after nearly a century

the New York Daily News reported today Via NY Daily News

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Foster + Partners unveil plans for “Halo” tower at 50 Hudson Yards

Foster + Partners unveil plans for “Halo” tower at 50 Hudson Yards

Global architecture firm Foster + Partners recently unveiled their plans for 50 Hudson Yards, to be developed by Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group starting early next year.…

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Monroe College students to get new wood-frame modular residence

Monroe College students to get new wood-frame modular residence

Related: + Doban Architecture 30 Locust Avenue, Doban Architecture, New Rochelle, Monroe College, wood-frame modular construction, wooden constructions nyc, nyc wood dorms,…

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Swanky LEED-seeking hotel inside JFK's TWA Flight Center to have food court and nightclub

Swanky LEED-seeking hotel inside JFK's TWA Flight Center to have food court and nightclub

Related: Eero Saarinen’s iconic JFK terminal to be reborn as swanky airport hotel and convention center + MCR Development Via Curbed NY Photography by Max…

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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

Related: “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…

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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

Related: + Snøhetta Via Curbed NY 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…

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Washington Square Park toilet house boasts LEED-certified loos

Washington Square Park toilet house boasts LEED-certified loos

Related: + BKSK BKSK architects, Washington Square Park House, solar panel array, ground source heat pumps, passive design, LEED Platinum certification, LEED Platinum nyc,…

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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…

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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…

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One Vanderbilt: Tallest building in Midtown Manhattan breaks ground

One Vanderbilt: Tallest building in Midtown Manhattan breaks ground

“The new office building, transit upgrades at Grand Central and expanded pedestrian space are what I call smart growth. We demanded and secured private investments into important City…

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

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

"New York City is at the forefront of reimagining the possibilities for the urban landscape," says OHNY executive director Gregory Wessner. "From parks like the High Line and Brooklyn…

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Sneak a peek into the city's swankiest new residences at OHNY 2016

Sneak a peek into the city's swankiest new residences at OHNY 2016

Related: Take a fall tour of NYC’s most exciting landscape architecture landmarks "Private residences are perennial OHNY Weekend favorites - they not only allow us to be voyeurs…

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Drama brews around reconstruction of Southstreet Seaport's historic Tin Building

Drama brews around reconstruction of Southstreet Seaport's historic Tin Building

Related: SHoP Architects Reveals South Street Seaport Plans for a 50-Story Tower and Marina + SHoP Architects Howard Hughes Corporation Via DNAinfo South street seaport,…

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