It's taken almost 60 years, but we are finally realizing the error we made when the United States built highways through the middle of its cities, displacing and isolating hundreds of thousands of residents, and we're beginning to do something about it.
Discovery Green in Houston, however, is perhaps one of the more radical and successful interventions. Mary Margaret Jones
After 27 years in operation, La Lunchonette at the corner of Tenth Avenue and 18th Street in the recently minted West Chelsea
While Trump's bombast and bragodiccio has captured the over-excited loins of GOP extremists, Bloomberg could, more importantly, capture the hearts and votes of a much broader coalition within the party's disillusioned and disenchanted. Oh sure, Trump's the fun party girl. But Bloomberg's the one they could bring home to mama.
Well, 2014 was certainly the "Year That Was" for parks and open space, with many cities finding places to build new parks by creatively reusing abandoned or underperforming infrastructure as parks, and with record levels of new public and private investment in some states and cities.
It is no secret that New York City is facing both unprecedented highs in apartment rental rates while condominium prices drive the sales market to unforeseen heights. However, there is now competition between the two spectrums of the market as they are becoming one of the same tier.
The last place on earth you'd expect the largest private real estate project in the world to be happening is on the tiny and already over-developed island of NYC. Yet the Hudson Yards, A 28-acre site on the West Side; the last major undeveloped part of Manhattan, has become just that.
Some spots have earned their bad reputation by charging high fees for underwhelming, overcrowded attractions. But others have cemented their status as beloved attractions, either by reinventing themselves or staying exactly the way you remember them from your childhood.
Part of Phase Two of the High Line, designed by a team led by James Corner Field Operations. Photo courtesy The Cultural
The entire High Line at the Rail Yards project is expected to cost $76 million, officials said. The Spur is part of a third