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It might just be a nasty business dispute. But the brouhaha between Forest City and Skanksa over delays and alleged design flaws at a planned modular tower could also affect whether pre-fabricated structures are seen as a viable way to build affordable housing in New York.
City Limits often hears from New Yorkers we've met over the years. This week we got a note from a person worried that their family might be killed 6,000 miles away.
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Poverty's reach in New York City didn't substantially change in 2013. But the political urgency of doing something about it did.
City Limits is looking among Bronx high-school and college students for the next generation of investigative, public-interest reporters.
A quick look at the Cuomo-Hochul vs. Teachout-Wu aftermath, the future of the IDC, the legislative agenda and Mayor de Blasio a year after the 2013 primary.
Right now, New York prevents prisoners and parolees from voting. Civil rights watchdogs say the system is so confusing it deprives legally eligible people from actually casting ballots.
The project in question is one that was initially abandoned after the Superfund project was declared, but is now underway under different leadership.
A city comptroller's study of housing conditions also detected a distinct racial skew—independent of income or rent-level—to which New Yorkers are most likely to live amid housing deficiencies.
As voters across the state head to the polls to weigh in on races for statewide and legislative offices, here's a guide to the stories we've been following through the campaign season.
Study: Too Few Contracts to Minority, Women Biz
Council members behind study say much more can be done; mayor's office says study doesn't include subcontracts to minority- and women-owned enterprises.
Crain's New York Business
New York's Recovery Is Stronger Than Nation's, But Still Uneven
New York City has weathered the recession far better than was feared during the financial crisis, but outside of Manhattan the view is often bleaker.
The New York Times
New York Communities Take on Foreclosures
A commentary from Nation Magazine editor Katrina vanden Heuvel highlights the foreclosure problem in New York City.
Will The Gowanus Ever Be Cleaned Up
For nearly a year, residents, politicians, businesspeople and others battled over the EPA’s consideration of the 1.8-mile waterway for a Superfund listing.
Energizing New York's Small Businesses
This report reveals that only a fraction of the city's small businesses have taken steps to become energy efficient.
The Center For An Urban Future
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American Museum of Natural History Presents: Exploring the Museum Archives: New York Archives Week
In honor of New York Archives
Week, discover the Museum
Library’s rich history of
scientific exploration from
around the world. Rarely seen
collections of field notes,
films, photography, artwork,
and memorabilia will be on
display to tell the hidden
stories behind the Museum’s
world-famous dioramas and
exhibitions. Watch early
moving-image footage from
historic Central Asiatic
Expeditions to Mongolia, in
which a team led by Roy
Chapman Andrews discovers the
first dinosaur eggs, or browse
the original landscape studies
painted in the field during
Carl Akeley’s perilous
expeditions to Africa. The
Library staff will explain how
these one-of-a kind objects
are cared for and give hands-
on demonstrations of the new
Digital Special Collections,
an online endeavor to make the
Library’s extensive image
collection available for
research and reference.
This event is part of the New
York Archives Week, which runs
October 6–12, 2014, an annual
celebration aimed at informing
the general public about the
diverse array of archival
materials available in the
metropolitan New York region.
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