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How Battery Park City Became an Urbanist Dream: a Walking Tour and Lecture

New urbanism is all the rage, just ask the teens. The renewed popularity of pedestrian-friendly, densely constructed, human-scale design in recent decades is a pushback to isolating suburban sprawl and the climate woes they enable, and it owes a lot...

Open House NY: 13 Lower Manhattan Tours Not to be Missed

This month, Open House New York is once again throwing open the doors to historic sites, architectural wonders and typically closed-off buildings. As...

Guiding Visitors Through A Difficult Chapter in New York City History

A former television newsman, Philip O'Brien was always in the middle of major news stories during his fast-paced career. Two years ago – after...