New York’s tallest residential building, 432 Park Avenue, has reached its full height of 1,396 feet. It opens next year and the penthouse views, in all directions, are spectacular.
NewsHour Weekend investigates whether soccer is too dangerous for kids, toys that teach kids to code, Maria Hinojosa on changing American demographics and New York’s newly-crowned tallest residential building.
The rebuilding continues two years after Sandy, how train tunnel repairs could snarl commutes for years, Albany’s role in developing business on Long Island and PBS Nature’s upcoming documentary A Sloth Named Velcro.
Two years after Hurricane Sandy flooded tunnels and the subway system, New York’s infrastructure is still recovering.
A new engineering report shows cracks, crumbling concrete, exposed steel supports and leaks. It’s old age, plus corrosion from Sandy’s sea water storm surge.
The rebuilding continues two years after Sandy, how train tunnel repairs could snarl commutes for years, Albany’s role in developing business on Long Island and PBS Nature’s upcoming documentary “A Sloth Named Velcro.”
A heroin epidemic on Staten Island, how New York City’s billion gallons of water a day get here, Manhattan’s transformation from “Garden of Eden” to sprawling metropolis and Sesame Street at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
The New York City watershed was assembled during the 20th century, and the system’s underground aqueducts are considered an engineering marvel.
When you think of New York City, the term “Garden of Eden” probably doesn’t spring immediately to mind. But a new book by noted environmental historian Ted Steinberg says that that’s exactly what the island of Manhattan was some 400 years ago.