Urban Development

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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Kirsti Itameri  |  February 27, 2013 10:13 AM | Comments
The Municipal Art Society has identified 17 East Midtown buildings that it considers worthy of preservation, should the rezoning plan be approved.
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Colm O’Molloy and Jonathan Williamson  |  February 27, 2013 10:11 AM | Comments
Iconic South Street Seaport Cafe to reopen in April.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  February 27, 2013 10:11 AM | Comments
In this week’s episode of MetroFocus, anchor Rafael Pi Roman interviews Vin Cipolla, President of the Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS), on the proposed rezoning of the East Midtown neighborhood.VIDEO
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Charles Lyons  |  February 4, 2013 4:31 PM | Updated: February 26, 2013 | 1 Comment
City Limits and Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness Host Animated Panel on PovertyVIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 22, 2013 6:04 PM | 1 Comment
But some observers wonder who the new units will benefit.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 22, 2013 12:46 PM | Comments
After three months of deliberation, a task force set up by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has released its findings on how New York can better prepare for future storms.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 22, 2013 12:43 PM | 1 Comment
Long Island Transportation System Put to the TestVIDEO
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January 18, 2013 10:14 AM | Comments
MetroFocus looks at the recovery nearly 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, compares and contrasts two different state of the state addresses, and wishes Grand Central Terminal a happy birthday.VIDEO
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January 8, 2013 2:15 PM | Comments
New York City libraries programs are among the most popular in the country, and yet city operating funds for libraries have decreased by 68 million dollars since 2008.
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Beth Garbitelli  |  December 19, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Hospitals emergency plans don't regulate generator and circuitry placement, and moving some patients is seen as life-threatening itself. VIDEO
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