The transportation hub serving about 650,000 daily passengers desperately needs an overhaul. So far, the New York governor’s plans don’t begin to address the problems.
Author Archives: MICHAEL KIMMELMAN
At Crotona Park, a stylish new clubhouse is about more than topspin. It’s the home of a tennis and tutoring program for underserved children.
Cities across the country are making a priority of improving their parks. “Housing alone doesn’t make a neighborhood,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago said.
An architectural firm’s soup-to-nuts approach is leaving an indelible imprint on poor, once-neglected corners in and around this state’s capital.
A New York story: a gated park, a museum seeking to expand, warring neighbors. Why the fight over a tiny patch of green matters.
With 65,000 new streetlights, the city sends a message: It’s O.K. to go out after dark. Restaurants feel the glow. So do schoolchildren.
The Times critic Michael Kimmelman reflects on how architects have changed New York City this year, making it more livable, humane and energizing.
In Aleppo, a drone video reveals a destruction so complete that it obliterates even a sense of time.
In this exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt, everyday citizens cook up solutions to what ails their own communities.
The designer of the Museum of African American History and Culture discusses the project, its structure, setbacks and symbolism.