New York City Masterwork Awards Presentation

The Municipal Art Society of New York and Helaba Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen invite you to attend the Presentation of the Sixth New York City Masterwork Awards

Best New Building: The Hearst Tower

Best Commercial Restoration: The Battery Maritime Building

Neighborhood Catalyst: The Fairway in Red Hook

Best Privately-Owned Public Space: General Motors Building Fifth Avenue Plaza

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    Glad MAS is thanking Fairway for building a completely car-dependent destination that has already noticeably added to Red Hook traffic. Fairway is the new mini-IKEA, catering to the driving crowd. Retail should not be built on the periphery, away from transit. If anything, the city needs to do a better job of carving out spots specifically for grocery stores near transit.


Presentation: The London Plan Comes to New York City

Debbie McMullen, the head of the City of London’s so-called "London Plan," will present some of her office’s newest work, with a specific look at the comparison between NY and London. It has been suggested that London has much to teach New York, and that it would be in our city’s best interest to learn […]

NYC, Livable Streets Initiative Win TreeHugger “Best of Green” Awards

Times Square in its controversial lawn chair phase. Photo: Wikimedia/CC After placing eighth in Bicycling Magazine’s bike-friendly cities list earlier this week, New York got some bragging rights today, taking home top honors in TreeHugger’s "Best of Green" awards. New York got the nod for best pedestrian city, with the pedestrian projects in Midtown putting […]