The program has been criticized for a lack of transparency and for being used as a tax dodge, but developers say it is “a great tool to have in the toolbox.”
A group of Staten Island residents concerned about climate change is challenging the project.
Former malls and abandoned shopping-center sites are in the midst of a repurposing — and one of those new uses is senior housing.
City planners, developers and local officials weigh in on how the pandemic could change the city’s housing markets, land use and policy.
Many worry that a full recovery won’t be possible, but residents of one of Beirut’s most diverse and cosmopolitan areas are moving back in and trying to repair the damage from the August explosion.
Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to rezone SoHo to accommodate new affordable housing in a wealthy, white neighborhood.
A virtual tour looks at the legal battles and innovations behind 42nd Street. Our critic chats with the Harvard professor Jerold S. Kayden.
The developers behind Industry City abandoned a rezoning proposal after progressive leaders raised concerns about gentrification.
What are architects and urban planners foreseeing as people cautiously gather? Streets “curated” for various uses and dynamic cityscapes that both advance wellness and knit communities together.
As the outlook for retail, hotel and office space shifts, some developers are already planning to convert empty properties to new uses.
The radical fix for a noxious landfill in Staten Island: Bury the trash, plant some grass and do nothing for 20 years.
The fight over a rezoning plan in Brooklyn has pitted progressives and mainstream Democrats against each other.
Rockaway Beach has a land’s-end bacchanalian spirit, but it is also a place where you can get to know people just by being there.
As bike lanes and cafes sprout on streets, marginalized residents wonder when their priorities will get attention.
With her husband, David, Ms. Walentas helped develop the Brooklyn waterfront neighborhood into a desirable address — and gave it an unusual gift.
High-end development has transformed some Black neighborhoods decades after they were scarred by unrest. And not by coincidence.
The pandemic paused residential construction and stalled sales. Now developers in Long Island City and Greenpoint are scrambling to bounce back.
Seven teams are building privately financed stadiums, a departure from the billions of public dollars spent on new arenas in other sports leagues.
New rules and design will try to keep New Yorkers safe in the usually crowded plazas, parks and streets.
With people hunkered down at home, cities should act quickly to find a better balance between cars and pedestrians and cyclists.
Minneapolis abandoned its vision of an egalitarian society. The region is now paying an enormous price for that choice.
For 50 years, Andy Beckstoffer drove up the price of wine. Did the strategy work too well?
Transit-oriented developments were seen as a solution to severe housing shortages, but experts say developers need to rethink the design for a post-pandemic world.
Cholera changed the face of Paris. Will Covid-19 change the streets of New York?
Lawrence, Mass., once an industrial power, set out to reverse a long decline with the Federal Reserve’s help. Now it faces a new economic challenge.