- Archive: NYC
- Ideas City
- The Bikes and the Fury
- Sharon Zukin Lecture
- Urban Omnibus
- Inequality and New York’s Subway
- Subway Riders’ Quirks Studied by MTA
- A History of Future Cities
- Rape New York Archive
- architectural determinism(?)
- Upcoming Urban Events
- High Line critique
- Elijah Anderson, “The Iconic Ghetto”
- Before Stonewall
- Death of the American Mall
- Event: Belonging with Strangers?
- Baudelaire, “The Painter of Modern Life”
- Making Art of NY’s Urban Ruins
- Event: Great American City and the Future of Urban Studies
Author Archives: Barbara
Here is the link to the New York Municipal Archives–these archives include photos, video, maps, and audio recordings.
The Festival of Ideas starts later this week. There are a variety of topics and formats. Have a look at: http://www.ideas-city.org/index.
Robert Stolarik for The New York Times The city’s bike share program is scheduled to begin in May, but the stations, like these in Brooklyn Heights have caused arguments as well as excitement. By GINIA BELLAFANTE Published: April 27, … Continue reading
Local Shops, Global Cities: Transforming Culture, One Street at a Time Date: May 2, 2013 Time: 6pm Location: 6 East 16th Street, Rm 1103 Sharon Zukin is professor of sociology at Brooklyn College and the City University Graduate Center. She … Continue reading
Some of you might be interested in recent posts on Urban Omnibus–there is some overlap with your final projects. Have a look when you get a chance.
New York City has a problem with income inequality. And it’s getting worse—the top of the spectrum is gaining and the bottom is losing. Along individual subway lines, earnings range from poverty to considerable wealth. The interactive infographic here charts … Continue reading
“Collecting Data on the Habits of Passengers Underground” From the New York Times, April 15, 2013, Matt Flegenheimer The decisions arrive with each approaching train, testing the hard-won instincts of the New York City subway rider — world-weary, antisocial and … Continue reading