The Glass Factory

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK – In early March, I discovered a missing board on the hoarding surrounding an abandoned glass factory in my... Read More

Site Unseen: Laneway Architecture & Urbanism in Toronto

Last Thursday’s post, Lost without laneways, garnered many requests for information regarding the suggested reading I posted at... Read More

The Highline: adaptive reuse of industrial infrastructure

NEW YORK – The Highline is one of the most actively discussed public space projects in New York and for a very good reason. It... Read More

Lost without laneways

NEW YORK – In my unending quest to find unpopulated laneways to stroll through, I’ve made an interesting discovery. There... Read More

Move over taxis, New York City cyclists gain a lane

NEW YORK — It definitely takes a person of great fortitude to become a New York City cyclist. A daily trip may involve... Read More

New York’s naked streets, Pt. II

NEW YORK — An update on the 9th Avenue and 14th Street woonerf:  The city has now installed a series of planters, café... Read More

New York to get naked (streets)

NEW YORK — In a city where pedestrian traffic rivals that of the vehicular congestion it’s not uncommon for the mass of... Read More

The mish-mash of New York’s sidewalks

NEW YORK — The sidewalks of New York are probably the most varied and interesting of any city I lived in. The sidewalks are a... Read More