Urban Omnibus

Urban Omnibus is an online project of the Architectural League that explores, through multi-media features and online commentary, the relationship between design of all disciplines and the built environment of New York City.

Nov 26
Turkey Day Roundup : Sign for Staten Island’s Turkey National Park | Photo via Turkey National Park Whether you are sticking around the city or decamping to greener pastures like a lucky group of Staten Island turkeys, th...
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Nov 19
Reading Room: A Catalog of New York City’s Branch Libraries : Castle Hill, Bronx | Click on any image to launch a slideshow of selected photographs from “Reading Room” by Elizabeth Felicella Between 2008 and 2013, I photographed the branch libraries of New York...
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Nov 19
Innovation and Neglect: Sea Rise and Sea Park East : Sea Rise and Sea Park East are two mid-1970s housing complexes in Coney Island developed by the Urban Development Corporation, a state agency formed in 1968 that push...
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Nov 12
Planning the Unplanned : New York City is blessed with magnificent open spaces that accommodate many different types of traditional recreation: you can fly a kite, play ball, picnic, stroll....
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Nov 10
Rebecca Solnit at 5KL: Land : Rebecca Solnit at the 5KL: Land symposium At the end of September, the 400,000-strong People’s Climate March pulsed through Midtown Manhattan, a dramatic manifestation of popular frustration over poli...
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Nov 5
Recap | 5KL: Land Symposium : 5KL: Land symposium in September 2014 At the close of Climate Week NYC in September, a group of scholars, designers, and concerned citizens gathered to reconsider settlement patterns and competing la...
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Nov 5
You Are Now Entering An Active Urban Renewal Area : Urban Reviewer on Edgemere | Image via Urban Reviewer In a July Roundup, we pointed you to a new visualization tool for tracking the plans that have shaped our city: Urban Reviewer, a project of open...
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Nov 5
Bed-Stuy In Memoriam : Photo by Tiffany Hagler-Geard Neighborhoods of contemporary New York are primarily defined by the choices and actions of the people who call them home....
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