A new campus has a mandate to better connect the institution to the world, but its presence has left neighbors asking, “What about us?”
The once-ubiquitous form of lighting was novel when it first emerged in the early 1900s, though it has since come to represent decline.
The Climate Mobilization Act lays the groundwork for New York City’s own Green New Deal.
In the booming co-working industry, some companies are standing out by opening their space up for children and working parents alike.
With a subway crisis looming, the political stars aligned to impose fees for driving on Manhattan’s most traffic-filled streets.
The “Vessel” at New York’s Hudson Yards—like so many of his designs—look as if the dystopian world of 1984 has been given a precious makeover.
With super-tall glass towers, a luxury mall, and a ’grammable urban spectacle, Hudson Yards is very much a development of its time.
As they await statewide action to eliminate cash bail, city council members look to reduce the financial burden on families of incarcerated people.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a massive mythos with the Big Apple at its center. Here’s what Spider-Man, Iron Man, and other superheroes say about their city.
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has come under fire for using cars instead of the subway. Some of those critics are right.
A special election for New York City's top watchdog has many asking how the office can be more effective, or if it should exist at all.
It’s time to look beyond Manhattan, according to architectural historian Frampton Tolbert. His new project documents the overlooked postwar buildings of Queens.
Oliver Jeffers’s new installation, The Moon, The Earth and Us pays tribute to the most famous photograph taken of earth and questions our place in the universe.
The light show over the city tapped into a deep vein in human culture.
Bills in the City Council would require nightlife venues to confront predatory behavior and provide bystander training for all employees.
Artist William Wegman’s famous Weimaraners are now immortalized in mosaics in the New York subway.
As U.S. cities hire nightlife officials, we talked to people on the job about what they really do—and why you shouldn’t call them “night mayors” at all.
The retail giant plans to open a series of “city center” stores, starting in Manhattan. It’s a notable departure from its usual big-box suburban megastores.
Manhattan’s shuttered storefronts tell a larger American story: Only Amazon-proof businesses can now survive in brick and mortar.
Leaders at the city and state levels say they’re prepared to address the closure of mom-and-pop shops, but some key hurdles may stand in the way.