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Inside New York City’s best homes
From a converted factory in Gowanus to a designer’s own apartment on the Upper East Side
12 small towns near NYC to visit right now
How Eero Saarinen’s iconic TWA Flight Center was brought back to life
Rarely does a hotel launch drum up so much fanfare, but then again, the TWA Hotel isn’t any old project
An illustrated guide to New York City architecture
From the 18th century to today.
Law & Order’s New York was never real
New York City is a constant character in the long-running series, but it’s a simulacrum of the real thing.
The story behind one of NYC’s most mysterious buildings and its longtime owner
A new film explores photographer Jay Maisel’s move from the landmarked building after living there for 49 years
How to pick a New York City neighborhood
Eleven things to consider before choosing your new home
At a Queens park, an urban wetland is reclaimed
"It was the land that time forgot"
50 small ways to make NYC a better place
From supporting local businesses and getting to know your neighbors to joining your local community board, here’s how you can make a difference in your neighborhood, borough, and the greater city.
New York City’s hoop dreams
In the five boroughs, over 500 outdoor basketball courts remain places for IRL connection.
New York City is a mall
Experts claim retail is dead, but the "vertical centers" and "food halls" in America’s densest city just keep coming.
The ultimate guide to renting in NYC
Don’t get overwhelmed by the process—we’ve outlined how to set a budget, what to bring when you apply for an apartment, and more.
A tale of Two Bridges
How idealistic 20th-century planning created a 21st-century loophole for developers on the Lower East Side.
8 notable NYC projects designed by Latino architects
From modernist buildings to new residential skyscrapers.
Can NYC actually fix its homeless crisis?
Advocates and service providers weigh in on possible solutions.
Exploring NYC’s hidden corners with photographer Nathan Kensinger
Kensinger’s Camera Obscura column is a cultural artifact of a period of major change in New York
The New York City subway, explained
A comprehensive guide to the subway’s history, unspoken rules of conduct, and more insider intel
A decade of destruction in New York City
New York City has lost countless cultural and historic institutions in the past decade
NYC's best furniture and home design shops
When it comes to finding good quality furniture in New York City, the options are basically endless—but which ones are the best? That's where we come in, with this list of more than two dozen fantastic furniture and home design stores in NYC.
Where to Find Affordable Housing in NYC
A comprehensive guide to New York City's affordable housing lotteries.
What is ULURP, and why should I care? NYC’s land-use review process, explained
A breakdown of ULURP and how the controversial city planning process is crucial to life in New York.
The future of the bodega is clear
New design guidelines for New York’s iconic corner stores may erase an aesthetically important part of the urban landscape.
Is America’s densest city ready to make room?
Our New York-based architecture critic says, "Yes, in my backyard"
New York City's most iconic buildings, mapped
From the Empire State Building to the Statue of Liberty, these buildings are the heart and soul of this city.
Is it better to rent or buy in NYC?
There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to the age-old question
New York City’s subway crisis started with Robert Moses
The decline of New York City’s subway system isn’t a new thing—and if you go back far enough, you see how the influential city planner was to blame.
26 best things to do in NYC right now
Curbed New York's editors have chosen the 26 places that you must visit in New York right now—the new classics, old favorites, and other essential sites.
101 things to love about New York City
A love letter to the five boroughs.
NYC’s supertall skyscraper boom, mapped
These 20+ skyscrapers will forever alter the New York City skyline
These are the 10 richest neighborhoods in NYC
Where do the wealthiest New Yorkers live? The answers may surprise you (or not).
The 29 best things to do in New York City with kids
We’ve rounded up the very best spots for families looking to explore everything NYC has to offer.
A Non-Obvious Outdoor Guide to New York
From foraging to beekeeping.
10 secret subway tunnels in New York City
Just like the rest of New York City, our 112 year-old subway system consists of many layers, each of which provides a glimpse into a sliver of the city’s history. Here's a sampling of the city’s most intriguing abandoned tunnels and stations.
The antisocial stairway of Hudson Yards
From Columbia’s Low Library to Times Square, New York City’s greatest stairways are also its most convivial public places. Not so at Hudson Yards.
New York City’s best places to cry in public, mapped
From the Staten Island Ferry to the fancy bathrooms in Bryant Park, here are the city’s best places for a sob session.
A Photo Tour of The World Trade Center
Take a tour of the World Trade Center site, which has been rebuilt in the nearly two decades since 9/11
50 essential books about New York City
Consider this list a starting point for anyone who wants to understand how New York became, well, New York.
How to get into Gramercy Park
I spent an afternoon in New York City’s most exclusive park.
It’s time to ban cars from Manhattan
If we want to alleviate NYC’s traffic woes, we need to start with Manhattan; and instead of small steps we need to take one big leap: ban cars.
As Rezoning Process Relaunches, New York Seeks to “Dismantle” Inequity
That approach would prioritize ULURP projects in areas hardest hit by COVID-19.
What It’s Like to Not Pay Rent, According to Striking Tenants
Inside a rent strike in the Bronx.