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Learning From the Dutch After Superstorm Sandy

Henk Ovink, the Netherlands' acting director-general of Spatial Planning and Water Affairs, is now a senior advisor to HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and the creative force behind "Rebuild by Design."

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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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June 12, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
From the pre-WWI arts scene to the birth of the gay rights movement to the recent real estate boom, Greenwich Village has been an integral part of many moments in New York City's history. VIDEO
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Clodagh McGowan  |  May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
South Shore homeowners weigh the pros and costs of raising their homes in preparation for hurricane season.VIDEO
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May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
An update on the political scandals, resignations and corruption charges in Albany and analysis of the mayoral race in New York City now that former Congressman Anthony Weiner is running.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
MetroFocus talks to Rosanne Haggerty about the Brownsville Partnership, a collaborative prevention and community development program in one of Brooklyn's most underserved neighborhoods.VIDEO
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May 8, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
On this week's Listening In segment, we take you to The New York Times where the "Energy for Tomorrow" Conference looked at building sustainable cities.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  May 8, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman follows up on what happened and what needs to be done in the greater New York area with Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Kusisto. Kusisto discusses lessons the city and its landlords should have learned from Sandy. VIDEO
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May 8, 2013 3:07 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: Sandy's long-lasting impact on Lower Manhattan's infrastructure, new plans for the Port Authority bridges, and the lady of the O.K. Corral.VIDEO
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May 8, 2013 3:07 PM | Comments
Martin Robins of the Alan Voorhees Transportation Center said the project is way overdue.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  May 8, 2013 3:06 PM | Comments
New York City thrives because of its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, but last fall Superstorm Sandy tested the man-made infrastructure across all five boroughs and some parts of the region are still reeling from the damage.VIDEO
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