Lower Manhattan

Watch Manhattan Grow Over a Century Like a Massive Pile of LEGOs

A computer-generated visualization shows the island sprouting buildings that eventually clump together in one great clot of concrete.

The Quest to Design the Ultimate Public Chair for Battery Park

Should New York's newest outdoor furniture look like a pretzel, a folded-up newspaper, or Marcel Duchamp's Nude Descending a Staircase?

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The Fight to Rescue Lower Manhattan From the Next Sandy

The coastal areas of New York City have two choices: retreat, or advance to the shoreline with a bigger shield.

Street Vendor Project

New York Street Vendors Displaced by Bike-Share Want Their Voices Heard

Turns out it's not that easy for a sidewalk food cart to just pick up and move.

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The World Trade Center's Rocky Real Estate History

The original Twin Towers had trouble finding tenants, but the new buildings are off to a promising start.