It might seem odd to find solace in a cemetery during a global pandemic, but Green-Wood has always been more than just "a sacred city of the dead."
Critics say the latest plan to address sewage overflows in NYC, which dump millions of gallons of sewage into the city’s waterways every year, is "barely a drop in the bucket."
The MTA wants to build a new bus rapid transit line through a forgotten stretch of the Staten Island coastline
For many Brooklynites, the destruction of Admiral’s Row and its extensive woodlands represents a tragic loss
The city’s billion dollar plan to make the East River waterfront more resilient has a neighborhood up in arms.
Soon, more than half of the Graniteville Swamp may be bulldozed to make way for a 28-acre development
One of Brooklyn’s most polluted waterways will soon be home to a new network of green spaces
Shirley Chisholm State Park is now open in Brooklyn on a site that was once occupied by two toxic landfills.
The remaining vestiges of Red Hook’s industrial past are slowly being lost to development
"By the time the surge gets here, it’s already too late"
New York City’s latest efforts to fight climate change underscore the reality that the city is facing a very tenuous future
Kensinger’s Camera Obscura column is a cultural artifact of a period of major change in New York
Daylighting Tibbetts Brook would mark the symbolic end of centuries of industrial pollution and neglect
The tech giant’s incoming HQ2 will erase the unique industrial landscape around Anable Basin
A rezoning proposal seeks to create 1.3 million square feet of new commercial and industrial space
A hike along the Hutchinson River is a study in contrasts
Wetlands remediation and the presence of a new Amazon warehouse are transforming Staten Island’s west shore
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed a radical fix for storm surge along New York’s shores
Like most of the rapidly changing waterfront of New York City, this liminal landscape may soon be radically transformed
In ‘Managed Retreat,’ Curbed columnist Nathan Kensinger explores a forward-thinking response to climate change.
The recent rezoning of Inwood, one of Manhattan’s "last affordable neighborhoods," has the potential to dramatically reshape the neighborhood
The old working waterfront has almost completely disappeared as the city realizes its new vision for the coastline.
Contemporary artists have filled the 500-acre sculpture park with pieces that tackle the changing natural landscape
Touring the urban wilds of the Sharrotts Shoreline on Staten Island’s southern end.
For those who once found inspiration in Greenpoint’s gritty dead-end streets, these may be the last days for wandering freely along its abandoned coastline
The vernacular architecture of West Harlem is slowly being eroded as part of Columbia University’s long-awaited expansion
How many other structures will vanish this year?
The newly opened Brookfield Park brings manmade parkland and a wetlands habitat to what was once a toxic—and illegal—dumping ground.
One of New York’s most pristine waterways is Staten Island’s Richmond Creek, whose banks are lined with wild overgrowth.