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Chelsea »

Guided Tours of Penn Station Show Remnants of Demolished Hub

The vestiges of the old Penn Station are hiding in plain site.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

MAP: See How Many Jobs Are Accessible From Your Neighborhood

Mitchell Moss of NYU said transport was as important to reducing inequality in the city as education.

Hudson Square »

RENDERINGS: Hudson Square Plaza to Get a $6M Facelift With New Seating

The park at Sixth Avenue and Spring Street will be able to absorb more storm water after the renovation.

Civic Center »

Parks Boss' Schedule Shows He Met With Rich & Famous, But Few Local Groups

Commissioner Mitchell Silver had sitdowns with celebrities and billionaires about their pet causes.

Upper West Side »

Globe-Trotting Parks Dept. Head Too Busy to Meet, Community Groups Say

In his short tenure as Parks Commissioner, Mitchell Silver has spent time on four different continents.

Crown Heights »

Empire Blvd. Forum Focuses on Affordable Housing and Zoning

Borough President Eric Adams shared his vision for rezoning Crown Heights at a community meeting Friday.

Jamaica »

Jamaica Center BID Ousts its Executive Director

Felicia Tunnah, who took over the organization last September, was dismissed earlier this month.

Downtown Brooklyn »

NYU Opens New 'Urban Informatics' School in Downtown Brooklyn

The Center for Urban Science and Progress will make cities "better, cleaner and safer," the mayor said.

Hudson Square »

Hudson Square Rezoning Wins Final City Council Approval

The move will change the face of Manhattan's lower west side.

Financial District »

New Pedestrian Plazas Coming to Water Street

Improvements including plazas and shortened crosswalks will be done by Labor Day, the DOT said.

Upper East Side »

UES 'Open Spaces' Often Shut Out Public, Study Finds

Hunter College graduate students found problems with privately owned public spaces, or POPS.

Mott Haven »

Urban Planners Propose Green Alternatives to FreshDirect's Bronx Facility

Urban planners suggested parks and community spaces would be a better use of the South Bronx waterfront.

Chelsea »

High Line Founders Want to Help Cities With Copycat Projects

The park will host a series of talks on similar park projects in other cities around the country.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Census Shows Puzzling Decrease in Upper Manhattan

Officials are sorting out reasons for a statistical decline in the Upper Manhattan population over the past decade.