After being torn down for a redevelopment that proved too pricey to complete, Prospect Plaza is being replaced by a mix of public- and affordable housing. The metrics of that mix are still being worked out.
The man in the elevator said he didn't know anything about the buildings where tenants' rooms had been left in shambles. Turns out he owned them.
A state senator says a simple law could bring New York City a step closer to the mayor's Vision Zero.
The man in charge of the Brooklyn Library's correctional services talks about the challenges of providing books to an incarcerated customer base.
So say some analysts. The truth is more complicated.
They say they haven't had the resources and preparation to gear up for the newer, tougher TASC exam.
In the struggle to hold on to their places in neighborhoods where rents are rising rapidly, a group in Crown Heights is hoping there's strength in numbers.
The author suggests that underutilized hours at branch libraries overlap with times when neighborhood schools could use more and better-equipped space.
Hundreds of apartments covered by Section 8—key anchors in a neighborhood where affordability is threatened by gentrification—are slated to leave the program.
A look at how the New York, Queens and Brooklyn systems compare to other major library networks.
Many of the city's branch libraries feature half-empty shelves, reflecting budget constraints more than changing readership demands.
A new initiative will couple efforts to improve the supply of healthy food with community development that strengthens residents' ability to afford a more nutritious lifestyle.
A Bushwick building's saga and the woes of people wrongly imprisoned and then released are two stories City Limits was proud to break.
The progressive wave that ushered in Bill de Blasio's election is also reshaping how the City Council operates—although a hearing this week revealed the nuances and complexities of tinkering with the rules.
The biggest problem with the city's Career and Technical Education schools, finds a new report, is that there are too few of them.
Mayor de Blasio's move to cut fees the city charges NYCHA is just one step toward making public housing vibrant and sustainable in New York.
For decades housing advocates have hounded negligent property owners. Now there's increasing focus on the lenders who permit them to buy other peoples' homes.
While well-funded business improvement districts are major players in thriving commercial districts, many outer borough BIDs have too few resources to make a difference.
The mayor's progressive agenda will be incomplete unless he attacks the growing disengagement of New York's citizens—starting with these five steps to get young people excited about democracy.
The mayor laid out a 2015 budget steeped in progressive policies, heavy on uncertainty and laced with criticism of his predecessor.