This is really neat.
1898 to 1903
Herald Square in 1896.
The oldest and most incredible footage of New York City ever, including where the WTC would be built. With added maps carefully researched to show where the camera was. 28 shots of classic footage with a new twist and a new soundtrack.
I'm a fan of the scene at the 3:40 mark.
Taken from the plane yesterday coming into newark.
They are mostly complete on the new upper roadway of the Bayonne Bridge ( the one destroyed in war of the worlds with tom cruise) And are taking down the previous original lower roadway.
The raising of the roadway is done to accomodate the new panamax ships' taller height to get to newark/elizabeth ports.
Sorry for the bad quality- the weather was bad coming in and we were bouncing around a bit.
NYC’s Citywide ferry service officially sets sail today!
Part of the javits center expansion.
Taken last sunday.
Thought I'd share this.
The holy book of NYC Zoning provisions, requirements, codes, and so on. Very useful reference when in question about zoning provisions or generally, the requirements/codes/design codes required in the city limits.
Hasn't been mentioned on here yet, but the House voted to seriously alter Dodd-Frank.
Volcker Rule could be toast soon!
Good times for NYC banks and therefore construction ahead!
An interesting profile of blight fetishist Griffin Hansbury, known by his online alter ego "Jeremiah Moss"
looks like Nikolai is posting under the old domain again. Hopefully everything is ok with management. I know they went through some recent speed bumps.
This is pretty exciting stuff. Could drastically change the way skyscrapers are built.
Hope this won't lead to a forum shutdown... Not sure how much they are paying for the Discourse platform...
Cuomo Declares a State of Emergency in MTA Serviced Counties
PDF: Executive Order No. 168
So just to be clear, everyone should follow the two YIMBY blogs, which are simultaneously live:
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another incident just this morning
LOL. In five years NY will be like LA where only the indigent use transit.