Urban Development

The New York Times Living City Series: A City Shaped by Steam

With more than 100 miles of steam piping and nearly 2,000 buildings served, New York’s steam system is the largest in the world.

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September 26, 2014 3:35 PM | Comments

Former New York State Judge Judy Harris Kluger on changing public attitudes toward domestic violence, part two of the Living City series focuses on sanitation, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders on his documentary The Boomer List and the Hamptons Film Festival’s executive and artistic directors on Long Island Screening Room.

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September 25, 2014 2:57 PM | 2 Comments

The New York Times Living City Series: A Tale of Two Bridges looks at the Tappan Zee, innovative programs are helping struggling veterans, PBS Nature’s “Penguins: A Spy in the Huddle” and American Graduate Day: Tony Bennett on Using the Arts to Keep Students in School.

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September 25, 2014 2:44 PM | 1 Comment
Living City: A Tale of Two Bridges compares the decision to replace the 60-year-old Tappan Zee Bridge connecting Westchester and Rockland counties with the decision to renovate the the Brooklyn Bridge, a span that is now 131 years old.VIDEO
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September 19, 2014 2:59 PM | Comments

The New York Times Living City Series: A Tale of Two Bridges looks at the Tappan Zee, innovative programs are helping struggling veterans, PBS Nature’s “Penguins: A Spy in the Huddle” and American Graduate Day: Tony Bennett on Using the Arts to Keep Students in School.

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September 11, 2014 2:19 PM | Comments

Former New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Co-Chair Tom Kean talks terrorism, Publicolor helps disadvantaged students paint their way to graduation, preserving Brooklyn wetlands and Ken Burns on his new seven-part series on the Roosevelts.

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The Nature Conservancy hosted an evening walk through Brooklyn Bridge Park's wetlands, in an effort to teach New Yorkers about the city's natural assets.VIDEO
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September 9, 2014 1:38 PM | Comments

Former New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Co-Chair Tom Kean talks terrorism, Publicolor helps disadvantaged students paint their way to graduation, preserving Brooklyn wetlands and Ken Burns on his new seven-part series on the Roosevelts.

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September 3, 2014 4:50 PM | Comments

Planting oysters to protect coastlines, how New York City became “the capital of everything,” turning vacant lots into public green space and the Special Olympics come to New Jersey.

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September 3, 2014 4:49 PM | Comments
Award-winning author and historian Donald L. Miller spells out for everyone exactly when and how New York became, in the words of Duke Ellington, “The capital of everything.”VIDEO
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Esha Ray and Sean McGinn  |  September 3, 2014 4:48 PM | Comments
This summer the NYRP added another free program called Arts in the Gardens.VIDEO
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