Friday, September 26, 2014
By Janet Babin : Economic Development Reporter, WNYC News
Monday, August 05, 2013
In response to criticism of his plans for a revamped Midtown East business district, Mayor Bloomberg has added more housing and public space to the proposal for taller office buildings. Laura Kusisto, Wall Street Journal reporter covering economic development in New York, including housing, jobs, hospitals and city planning, talks about the prospects of the plan.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The city's Planning Commission held its only public hearing on the proposed New York University expansion plan on Wednesday, where more than 250 people over the course of more seven hours voiced their opposition to or support for the plan.
Monday, September 12, 2011
By Julia Furlan : WNYC Culture Producer
Could ziplines crossing the East River or a new concept for the MTA be in New York City's future? The Institute of Urban Design's first-ever Urban Design Week Festival says, "Perhaps."
Thursday, August 19, 2010
By Matthew Schuerman : Editor, WNYC
The owners of the Empire State Building are objecting to a proposed 69-story skyscraper that would be built two blocks away. The new building, called 15 Penn Plaza, would go where the Hotel Pennsylvania is currently located, at 32nd Street and 7th Avenue, and would rise to about 1200 feet -- or just 25 feet lower than the top floor of the Empire State Building.
Monday, November 09, 2009
By Brigid Bergin : Reporter
Last Spring our Main Street NYC series traveled along the Bowery checking in on the health of local businesses and institutions. We visited the Bowery Mission, a decades-old pizza supply shop, and a new eco-friendly home ...