Life in The City, Rising

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(The Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Image by Pablo Enriquez from The New York Times. 2015) 

A recent article in The New York Times chronicles the daily stressors of living in a City which is constantly in flux. C.J Hughes writes about the loss of views, construction noise and the socio-political climate behind controversial projects such as The Pierhouse Development in Brooklyn. In this instance, construction was halted by local community organizations who feared that the buildings height would take away a valuable public asset: the skyline views from the Brooklyn Promenade.

An interesting read in today’s “construction heavy” New York.

Link to the Article and other relevant articles can be found Here:

The Stress of New Construction, from The New York Times

A Tale of Two Bridges, From Gordon’s Urban Morphology

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