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30

May


 ‘Manhattanhenge’ illuminates 42nd Street  



Hundreds of observers gather along Manhattan’s east-west streets to witness a spectacular solar alignment.
Hundreds of observers gather along Manhattan’s east-west streets to witness a spectacular solar alignment.

20

Feb

architizer:

Roads Cover 4.8 square miles of Manhattan

Howler and Yoon, winners of the Audi Urban Future Award image a NYC where roads become soccer fields and solar panels.

08

Aug

Meet Luke Clark Tyler, a New Yorker who — in order to live in the thick of it all while not spending all of his money on rent — happily resides in a 78-square-foot apartment for $800 a month.

Meet Luke Clark Tyler, a New Yorker who — in order to live in the thick of it all while not spending all of his money on rent — happily resides in a 78-square-foot apartment for $800 a month.

05

Aug

Every inch counts: Manhattan architect downsizes to 78-square-foot apartment
Meet Luke Clark Tyler, a New Yorker that, in order to live in the thick of it all while not spending all of his money on rent, happily resides in a 78-square foot apartment for $800 a month.

Learn more about Tyler’s apartment and get our blogger’s take on his digs.

03

Jun

The sun sets on 42nd Street in New York City during “Manhattanhenge,” a biannual occurrence in the busy city on May 30. "Manhattanhenge," named by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, occurs when the setting sun aligns itself with the east-west grid of streets in Manhattan, allowing the sun to shine down all streets at the same time.

The sun sets on 42nd Street in New York City during “Manhattanhenge,” a biannual occurrence in the busy city on May 30.
 
"Manhattanhenge," named by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, occurs when the setting sun aligns itself with the east-west grid of streets in Manhattan, allowing the sun to shine down all streets at the same time.

27

Oct

After months of legal battles, a treehouse in one of America’s most densely populated areas can not only stay — it’s been granted landmark status.

After months of legal battles, a treehouse in one of America’s most densely populated areas can not only stay — it’s been granted landmark status.