The project calls for anyone to photograph examples of hostile architecture — from spikes on windows to bars on benches — and share the images on Instagram.
The CIVICUS Monitor is an interactive map that gathers news about crackdowns on civil society in 134 countries.
Twelve New York City organizations signed a letter that encourages Mayor Bill de Blasio to protect and expand public space for free expression.
With the rapid development of transportation infrastructure in the 20th century, much of our urban land was shrouded in shadow.
HOBART, Tasmania — She glared and said, “You don’t have a photo pass so get back behind the cones.”
At the end of 2015, 34 community gardens in New York City were protected from destruction.
New York City was once identified as much by tall ships as tall buildings — Walt Whitman celebrated it in his “Manhatta” (1860) as “The beautiful city, the city of hurried and sparkling waters! / the city of spires and masts!”
Over 700 miles of underdeveloped space are in the shadows of New York City’s elevated highways and rails.
Is it wrong to commandeer space intended for public enjoyment to bolster a political legacy?
Supported by tax payers on a city-owned island, New York City’s potter’s field is one of the country’s most inaccessible publicly funded spaces.
Of all the places to set up an “inflatable classroom” and community event space, a dumpster seems among the most improbable.
Both Councilman Brad Lander and Shehab Chowdhury, one of the volunteer facilitators, tried to put it politely, but arts-related projects haven’t fared well in the participatory budgeting process in New York City thus far.