Cantilevered towers help deal with space limitations in New York City. They start narrow at the street but expand as they rise, more lollipop than traditional wedding cake.
Will a skyscraper at the South Street Seaport set a precedent for development in historic districts?
A new paper heats up an old debate.
If you care about social justice, you have to care about zoning.
The Biden administration is off to a good start on housing, but there is much more it could be doing.
If a state wants funds for infrastructure, it should meet strict conditions about housing construction.
The Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn is notorious for its century-old filth. Now that the cleanup of the waterway has begun, a thorny question emerges. Who gets to live there?
The Manhattan neighborhood is locked in a contentious battle with city officials over whether, and how, it should change.
Biden’s new $2 trillion-plus jobs plan recognizes that homes are part of the nation’s infrastructure.
Is California finally ready to accept a more sustainable way of life?
The federal government is revising rates for flood coverage on April 1. New data suggests premiums need to increase sharply for some homes.
Developers have promised affordable housing along Brooklyn’s toxic canal. But the rezoning could end up favoring luxury apartments.
Many residents of Murdock, Minn., said they were horrified that an organization condemned by watchdogs as a white supremacist hate group would open a church. City leaders said they had little choice but to grant a permit.
A group of Staten Island residents concerned about climate change is challenging the project.
Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to rezone SoHo to accommodate new affordable housing in a wealthy, white neighborhood.
As retail chains abandon Manhattan, New Yorkers can rebuild a city that is more hospitable to its small businesses.
After a long battle to rezone the business hub in Brooklyn, developers abandoned the plan, eliminating a possible 20,000 new jobs.
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.
A rezoning proposal that has been floating around is finally up for city review. This kind of development is just what New York needs now.
The fight over a rezoning plan in Brooklyn has pitted progressives and mainstream Democrats against each other.
The term was “adopted by some states after the Civil War in an effort to disenfranchise African-American voters,” the court noted.
The kangaroo, named Jack, was corralled by the police last week after he was spotted hopping down a street in Fort Lauderdale.
As bike lanes and cafes sprout on streets, marginalized residents wonder when their priorities will get attention.
The Midwestern city that has been the site of unrest prides itself on embracing multiculturalism. But it also struggles with segregation and racial gaps on education.
Crises can be clarifying.
Restrictive zoning blocks less-affluent families from the opportunities that cities offer.
America’s cities were once engines of growth and opportunity. In this crisis, how can we save them?