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    Columbia U. Tries to Welcome the Neighbors — and Keeps Them at Arm’s LengthThe Manhattanville campus is simultaneously open and remote.
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    What to Expect When Amazon Lands in Long Island CityPricier lunches and more transit needs.
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    Newark’s Revival Is Finally Real. So Is Its Latest Problem.“We’ve been down so long we have to get it right,” one observer says.
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    Modern Rome Is Falling Into Ruins, and Its Mayor Is FiddlingBasta!
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    Why New York City Should Welcome Electric Scooters on Its StreetsHow can anyone detest these things? They are simple, cheap, and slightly goofy. Best of all, they could help us get rid of cars.
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    Can Paris Exist Sans Gasoline? Its Mayor Thinks So.Anne Hidalgo fights to create a global capital free of exhaust-spewing cars. But not everyone is ready to let go.
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    Will the Retail Apocalypse Be Good for the Arts?When a Chase Bank becomes a nonprofit.
  8. The Turrets of New York — and the People Who Inhabit ThemA survey of the city’s tiny medieval towers on the Upper West Side, in Crown Heights, and on Staten Island.
  9. There’s a Human Camera Obscura in the New York Public LibraryAn epic drawing of the minutest details from the “Perspective Twins.”
  10. 9 Top Architects Share Their Dream Projects to Improve (or Save) New York CityNorman Foster, Charles Renfro, Rafael Viñoly, and David Rockwell have big ideas.
  11. Life in Long Island City, the Country’s Fastest-Growing NeighborhoodThe neighborhood’s transition has been a long time coming.
  12. Surveying Post-Bloomberg New York With Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan DoctoroffThe self-described “creature of the suburbs” helped remake this city, in some ways, for his own maximum personal comfort.
  13. The Strange State of New York’s Street-Level Retail StorefrontsThey’re experiencing a combination of withering and supersizing that could have a powerful effect on a city that has always been shaped by shopping.
  14. From Alligator Shoes to Whole Foods: Watching One Harlem Corner Over 28 YearsA photographic history of gentrification at 125th Street and Malcolm X Boulevard.
  15. Behold the Next New Astor PlaceIt survived riots and punks. How about low-key plazas and cute NYU kids?
  16. Imagining a Wooden SkylineA new miracle building material that could change the way skyscrapers are designed.
  17. the urbanist
    The Rise of the Franken­mansionMegahouses smack in the heart of the city are sprouting up all over the globe. And they’re not all built for Russian oligarchs.
  18. To Honor Jane Jacobs’s Vision, We Need More Planning, Not LessA pair of new books reminds us to look at her streetscape with clear eyes.
  19. The Urban Designer Who Brought Whimsy to London Is Turning His Eye to New YorkThomas Heatherwick is the Willy Wonka of Hudson Yards.
  20. 8 Creative Ways Cities Are Combating Rising TemperaturesFrom street spritzes in Japan to man-made wind in the Middle East.
  21. Will Brooklyn Finally Get a World-Class Skyline?A handful of new projects promise an end to Downtown’s drab-construction boom. 
  22. Revisiting the Last Great Debate Over Skyscraper ShadowsAnother tall building, another fight over a share of light. 
  23. Can Andrew Cuomo Be a Less Toxic Robert Moses?Most of what he can do is not building but repairing.