New York’s Approval System for New Building Is a Recipe for Mediocrity

Nothing says urban glamour like a shovelful of reeking muck. The Gowanus Canal has been on the receiving end of the city’s most unspeakable discards for 150 years, but now the federal government has arrived to clean up a channel that was designated as a Superfund site in 2010. Immense dredgers ar… More »