Hoffman and Swinburne Islands were created from landfill, used as quarantine centers for immigrants and then a Maritime training school, before being abandoned.
The pop-up Future of Home Living Exhibit by PSFK.com displays innovative products and designs that respond to the way we live in New York City.
Embedded into the wall of the NYPD Headquarters on Duane Street in lower Manhattan is a prison window from a sugar house dating back to 1763. Or is it?
Places in New York City that have creatively repurposed under-utilized parking lots and garages into venues for dining, living and the performing arts.
The abandoned Hart Island is uninhabited today, but more than 800,000 dead has been buried there, making it the largest tax-funded cemetery in the world.
Are developer incentives and parking minimums still skewed towards excess parking in New York City? Will new zoning amendments move NYC towards a more car-free city?
Those in need of some peace and quiet are in luck. The New York Times recently unveiled a map featuring peaceful spots based on user recommendations in NYC.
Queens-based piano maker Steinway & Sons was sold to private equity firm Kohlberg & Company for $438 million. The company will also lose its flagship store.
A look inside an abandoned island known as North Brother Island in the East River, which was the final home of Typhoid Mary.
Where in Manhattan would one find a single room filled with 350 different locks in varying shapes and sizes? Inside the General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen.