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Daniella Greenbaum  |  July 17, 2013 4:25 PM | Comments
Yale University professor and former New York City Planning Commissioner Alexander Garvin tells Pi Roman what works and what doesn't for New York city planners in a discussion about his new book The Planning Game: Lessons from Great Cities.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  January 23, 2012 7:20 AM | 3 Comments
That Duane Reade across the street just might have been a slaughterhouse and your corner Starbucks, well, that was likely a grain storehouse, or maybe the local malt house...
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October 26, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
Soon after I arrived in N.Y., I attended a dinner party at which a guest told me that one book was the key to unlocking the city...
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Sam Lewis  |  October 18, 2011 4:00 AM | 33 Comments
Displaced by urban renewal in 1951, former residents of West 99th Street make a point of reuniting every year. MetroFocus spoke to the documentary filmmaker who captured their story on film.
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