Ground breaks on $12mil WNYC Transmitter Park

August 4, 2010,AEDT

Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Seth W. Pinsky recently broke ground on a $12 million redevelopment of WNYC Transmitter Park along the East River in Brooklyn. The project includes the construction | Read More

NYC launches urbancanvas Design Competition

June 24, 2010,AEDT

A design competition to improve construction sites across New York City.  The competition is seeking artists and design professionals to  develop creative artwork for construction fences, sidewalk sheds, supported scaffolds and cocoons in New York City. This competition, created by the Department | Read More

DesignNYC – Exhibition [VIDEOS]

June 19, 2010,AEDT

designNYC currently has an exhibition at Pratt Manhattan Gallery at 144 West 14th Street New York displaying the their progress and impact of their first 12 pilot projects. The exhibition is on from June 17 to July 31, 2010. The first | Read More

Cornell hopes to help revive Utica

April 30, 2010,AEDT

Recently reported in The city faces immense challenges on its way back to economic vitality – from hundreds of millions of dollars worth of crumbling infrastructure, to neighborhoods hollowed out by a loss of middle class residents, to the | Read More

NBBJ and Chan Krieger Sieniewicz to merge

March 16, 2010,AEDT

NBBJ, a global architecture and design firm, and Chan Krieger Sieniewicz, internationally-known for urban design and architecture excellence, announced today a merger of the two firms that will create an integrated team of over 700 architects, landscape architects, urban designers, | Read More

NY State to close parks and raise fees

March 2, 2010,AEDT

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is closing 41 parks and 14 historic sites across the state and reducing services 23 parks and 1 historic site. According to the Press Release The Office of Parks, | Read More

Private vs Public Money for Parks

February 7, 2010,AEDT

New York Times recently published When Parks Must Rely on Private Money by DIANE CARDWELL concerning the struggles of cities to fund the construction and maintenance of parks throughout the USA. Many parks are funded through selling of land or | Read More

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