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2001
Wikipedia
launches
01.15.2001
George W. Bush
elected 43rd President of the US
01.20.2001
Publication of Human
Genome Sequence
02.16.2001
 
 
Apple releases
iPod
10.23.2001
President Bush signs
PATRIOT Act
10.26.2001
 
Michael Bloomberg
elected Mayor of NYC
11.06.2001
Microsoft launches
Xbox
11.15.2001
Enron files for
bankruptcy
12.02.2001
2002
Euro enters
circulation in Europe
01.02.2002
President Bush signs
No Child Left Behind
01.08.2002
President Bush
declares "Axis of Evil"
01.29.2002
2002 Winter Olympics
open in Salt Lake City
02.08.2002
 
 
Tribeca Film Festival
opens
05.20.2002
 
"The Wire"
premieres
06.02.2002
"American Idol"
premieres
06.11.2002
International
Criminal Court created
07.01.2002
 
 
 
 
2003
Gawker
launches
01.01.2003
Space shuttle
Columbia explodes
02.01.2003
Beginning of Dafur
conflict
02.01.2003
"Operation Iraqi
Freedom" begins
03.19.2003
"The DaVinci Code"
published
04.01.2003
 
 
 
 
 
Skype
launches
08.01.2003
Myspace
launches
08.10.2003
45 million lose power
in Northeast Blackout
08.14.2003
 
 
 
 
 
Staten Island ferry
crash kills 11
10.15.2003
Gay priest becomes
New Hampshire Bishop
11.02.2003
 
 
2004
Janet Jackson's
wardrobe malfunction
01.31.2004
Flickr
launches
02.01.2004
Facebook
launches
02.04.2004
"Sex and City
finale
02.22.2004
 
Madrid commuter train
bombings
03.11.2004
Same-sex marriage
legal–Massachusetts
05.17.2004
Republican National
Convention held in NYC
08.30.2004
 
 
 
 
 
 
2004 Summer Olympics
opens in Athens
08.13.2004
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
George W. Bush wins
Presidental election
11.02.2004
Tsunami kills
200,000in Southeast Asia
12.26.2004
Taipei 101 world's
tallest building
12.31.2004
2005
 
"The Gates" opens in
Central Park
02.12.2005
 
YouTube
launches
02.14.2005
Terri Schiavo
dies
03.31.2005
 
 
 
 
 
Google Earth
launches
06.28.2005
Bombings in London's
public transit system
07.07.2005
 
 
 
 
 
Hurricane Katrina
strikes Gulf Coast
08.29.2005
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Michael Bloomberg
wins re-election
11.08.2005
 
New York City transit
workers strike
12.20.2005
 
 
 
2006
 
 
 
Jane Jacob
dies
04.25.2006
 
 
Beginning of 2006
Lebanon war
07.12.2006
Twitter
launches
07.01.2006
Music club CBGB
closes on the Bowery
10.31.2006
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USA population
exceeds 300 million
10.17.2006
 
 
Uniqlo opens store in
New York
11.01.2006
Democrats win control
of Congress
11.07.2006
Nintendo launches
Wii
11.19.2006
 
 
 
2007
Eliot Spitzer sworn
in as Governor of NY
01.01.2007
 
 
 
Gunman kills 33 on
Virginia Tech campus
04.16.2007
 
 
 
"The Sopranos"
finale
06.10.2007
Apple releases
iPhone
06.29.2007
Steam pipe explodes
in midtown Manhattan
07.01.2007
Final Harry Potter
book released
07.21.2007
 
I-35W Mississippi
Bridge collapses
08.01.2007
 
 
 
 
Amazon introduces
Kindle
11.19.2007
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2008
Earthquake in
Sichuan.
05.12.2008
Fidel Castro
relinquishes Cuban presidency.
02.24.2008
Eliot Spitzer resigns
as Governor of NY
03.12.2008
Crane collapse in
midtown Manhattan
03.15.2008
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Summer Olympics open
in Bejing
08.08.2008
 
Lehman Brothers files
for bankruptcy
09.15.2008
 
 
 
Barack Obama elected
44th US President
11.04.2008
Madoff arrested for
running Ponzi scheme
12.11.2008
 
 
 
 
2009
Sully Sullenberger
lands plane in Hudson
01.15.2009
 
 
President Obama signs
Stimulus Bill
02.17.2009
 
Dow Jones hits decade
low close of 6547
03.09.2009
 
H1N1 flu pandemic
begins in Mexico
04.04.2009
Chysler files for
bankruptcy
04.30.2009
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General Motors files
for bankruptcy
06.01.2009
Michael Jackson
dies
06.25.2009
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mayor Bloomberg
elected for 3rd term
11.09.2009
 
 
 
Tavern on the Green
closes
12.31.2009
 
 
 
2010
Burj Khalifa world's
tallest building
01.04.2010
Earthquake in
Haiti
01.12.2010
 
 
The Patient
Protection and Affordable Care Act passed
03.23.2010
Apple introduces
iPad
04.03.2010
Deepwater Horizon
begins to leak oil into the Gulf
04.20.2010
 
 
 
 
Failed car bomb
attack in Times Square
05.01.2010
 
 
 
 
 
 
PRIVATE
Lincoln Center
01.18.2001
Lincoln Center initiates project to oversee comprehensive reconstruction, renovation, and modernization of its campus.
Midtown East
06.01.2001
FSM East River Associates selects architects for mixed-use development on former Con Edison site on East River.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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2 Columbus Circle
06.21.2002
NYC Economic Development Corporation announces American Craft Museum selected to redevelop 2 Columbus Circle.
Austrian Cultural Forum
2002
Raimund Abraham
Perry Street Towers
2002
Richard Meier Architects
 
Columbia University
09.2002
Columbia University announces plans to build new campus in Manhattanville area of West Harlem.
2 Columbus Circle
11.04.2002
Museum of Arts and Design selects Allied Works to redesign 2 Columbus Circle.
East River Waterfront
12.31.2002
Guggenheim Museum cancels plans for Frank Gehry building on East River.
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Columbia University
02.15.2003
Columbia University hires Renzo Piano Building Workshop and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to design Manhattanville expansion.
Lincoln Center
02.24.2003
Lincoln Center selects team led by Diller and Scofidio with FX Fowle to redesign West 65th Street and some portions of Julliard School.
 
Columbia University
04.2003
Coalition to Preserve Community forms to organize against Columbia University’s expansion plans in Manhattanville.
Whitney Museum
04.15.2003
Whitney Museum cancels expansion project designed by Office for Metropolitan Architecture in 2001.
 
 
 
 
 
 
80 South Street
2003
Santiago Calatrava
 
 
 
 
 
2 Columbus Circle
10.12.2003
Tom Wolfe publishes two-part op-ed in New York Times about 2 Columbus Circle.
 
 
 
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Brooklyn Museum Entry
2004
Polshek Partnership Architects
New York Hall of Science
2004
Polshek Partnership Architects
 
 
 
Eyebeam
2004
Diller Scofidio+Renfro
Lincoln Center
04.13.2004
Lincoln Center releases design for Alice Tully Hall.
2 Columbus Circle
05.24.2004
National Trust for Historic Preservation names 2 Columbus Circle one of America’s most endangered buildings.
 
Whitney Museum
06.15.2004
Whitney Museum hires Renzo Piano Building Workshop to design expansion of Madison Avenue building.
 
Domino Sugar Factory
07.01.2004
Refinery LLC (CPC Resources and Katan Group) purchases former Domino Sugar Factory for $55 million.
Greenwich Street Project
2004
Archi-tectonics
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PRIVATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Columbus Circle
05.17.2005
Landmarks West! submits Request for Evaluation of 2 Columbus Circle to NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Whitney Museum
05.24.2005
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission approves modified expansion plan for Whitney Museum.
 
 
 
 
Bloomberg Tower
2005
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Astor Place
2005
Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects
Harlem Children's Zone Promise Academy
2005
Davis Brody Bond Aedas
 
 
 
 
 
 
Austin, Nichols Warehouse
09.20.2005
Landmarks Preservation Commission awards landmark status to prominent waterfront facility designed by Cass Gilbert.
 
 
 
 
 
Midtown East
11.10.2005
Master plan for former Con Edison site on East River by Richard Meier and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is unveiled.
Austin, Nichols Warehouse
11.30.2005
City Council votes to overrule Landmarks Preservation Commission decision to give landmark status.
 
 
 
 
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Lincoln Center
03.20.2006
Construction begins on transformation of West 65th Street and reconstruction plans expand to include Alice Tully Hall, Josie Robertson Plaza, and other portions of Lincoln Center’s campus.
 
 
 
 
 
Morgan Library
2006
Renzo Piano Building Workshop in collaboration with Beyer Blinder Belle
 
Green-Wood Columbarium
2006
Platt Byard Dovell White Architects
The Reece School
2006
Platt Byard Dovell White Architects
East Harlem School
2006
Peter Gluck & Partners
Lincoln Center
05.2006
City Opera cancels plans to move to new home in proposed building on Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street.
Bronx River Greenway
06.2006
Bronx River Alliance publishes Bronx River Greenway Plan.
Hearst Tower
2006
Foster + Partners
Bronx Library Center
2006
78,000 sf library building
Apple Store-Fifth Avenue
2006
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
 
 
 
Domino Sugar Factory
09.2006
Coalition of groups asks NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission to landmark former Domino Sugar Factory.
 
New York University
10.2006
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer forms Community Task Force on NYU Development.
Brooklyn Navy Yard
10.08.2006
New York Times reports Brooklyn Navy Yard in beginning stages of $100 million renovation.
Brooklyn Navy Yard
10.25.2006
Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation marks ten historic homes in disrepair for demolition to make way for supermarket.
Whitney Museum
11.28.2006
Whitney Museum reaches conditional agreement to buy city-owned site near High Line for new building after Dia abandons plans for same site; Whitney Museum cancels plan to expand Madison Avenue building.
 
 
 
 
 
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980 Madison Avenue
01.16.2007
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission votes against Foster + Partners design for 980 Madison Avenue.
 
 
Blue
2007
Bernard Tschumi Architects
Lincoln Square Synagogue
2007
Cetra Ruddy Architecture
245 10th Avenue
2007
Della Valle Bernheimer
IAC
2007
Gehry Partners
Via Verde–The Green Way
2007
Grimshaw/Dattner
40 Bond
2007
Herzog & de Meuron
Midtown East
06.10.2007
Municipal Art Society organizes design charrette for former Con Edison site on East River to propose alternative to FSM East River Associates plan.
Columbia University
07.10.2007
Columbia University presents Manhattanville plan to to NYC Planning Commission.
 
Solar 2 Education Center
2007
Kiss + Cathcart Architects
Switch Building
2007
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Columbia University
08.15.2007
CB 9 votes against Manhattanville plan, seeking to ban use of eminent domain.
Columbia University
09.2007
Community Board 9 and Pratt Center for Community Development release alternative development plan for Manhattanville.
Domino Sugar Factory
09.25.2007
Landmarks Preservation Commission designates Domino Sugar Factory New York City landmark.
 
New York Times Building
2007
Renzo Piano Building Workshop in colloabration with FXFowle Architects
 
 
 
Columbia University
10.04.2007
Community Board 9 and and Columbia University present development plans for Manhattanville to NYC Department of City Planning.
 
 
Brooklyn Navy Yard
11.19.2007
New York Post reports Steiner Studios, current tenant at the Brooklyn Navy Yards, plans to expand space by 20 acres.
Columbia University
12.19.2007
NYC City Council approves modified 35-acre rezoning of Manhattanville based on plans from Community Board 9 and Columbia University.
 
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Brooklyn Navy Yard
01.19.2008
Army National Guard officials indefinitely delay plan to demolish homes in historic Admirals’ Row.
Lincoln Center
01.2008
Groundbreaking for renovation of promenade and fountain.
Domino Sugar Factory
02.01.2008
Refinery LLC unveils plans by Rafael Vinoly Architects for redevelopment of Domino Sugar Factory.
Midtown East
03.27.2008
City Council votes to rezone Con Edison site on East River, advancing development proposal by East River Realty.
New York University
04.2008
Architects SMWM present NYU Plans 2031, recommendations for campus development over next 25 years.
St. Vincent's Hospital
04.01.2008
NYC Landmarks Commission holds eight-hour public hearing to consider proposal to build new facility and sell development rights.
Midtown East
04.23.2008
Tudor City residents file lawsuit against development plan for former Con Edison site on East River.
Whitney Museum
05.01.2008
Whitney Museum releases design by Renzo Piano Building Workshop for new building near High Line.
South Street Seaport
06.18.2008
General Growth Properties makes public design by SHoP Architects for mixed-use development to replace retail mall on Pier 17.
Domino Sugar Factory
06.24.2008
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission approves revised design for Domino Sugar Factory by Beyer Blinder Belle.
40 Mercer Street Residences
2008
Ateliers Jean Nouvel, SLC Architects
Cooper Square Hotel
2008
Carlos Zapata Studio
Kalahari
2008
Frederic Schwartz Architects, GF55 with Jack Travis Studio
Brooklyn Navy Yard
08.20.2008
Municipal Art Society proposes alternative plans for Admirals’ Row.
2 Columbus Circle
09.27.2008
Museum of Arts and Design opens new home at 2 Columbus Circle.
56 Leonard Street
2008
Herzog & de Meuron
23 East 22nd Street
2008
OMA
Midtown East
10.2008
Sheldon Solow receives $250 million in tax credits under the New York State Brownfield Cleanup Program for site remediation and cleanup.
South Street Seaport
11.18.2008
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission objects to General Growth Properties’ plan to redevelop Pier 17.
Midtown East
12.2008
Citibank files $85 million lawsuit against Sheldon Solow for defaulting on loan payment.
Austin, Nichols Warehouse
12.2008
New owner donates deed of easement to Trust for Architectural Easements.
Columbia University
12.18.2008
Empire State Development Corporation unanimously votes to authorize use of eminent domain on proposed site of new campus.
South Street Seaport
12.19.2008
General Growth Properties puts South Street Seaport up for sale.
Bronx Prep Charter School
2008
Peter Gluck & Partners
PRIVATE
 
Nehemiah Spring Creek Affordable Housing
2009
 
 
Lincoln Center
02.22.2009
Alice Tully Hall reopens after two-year renovation.
St. Vincent's Hospital
03.10.2009
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission votes to approve medical tower as part of scaled-back expansion proposal.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Columbia University
05.20.2009
New York State Public Authorities Control Board grants final approval to Columbia University for Manhattanville campus plan.
Brooklyn Navy Yard
05.28.2009
Army National Guard announces 9 of 10 buildings in historic Admirals’ Row to be demolished to make way for retail and industrial development.
 
New York University
06.2009
NYU completes construction of 26-story dorm on East 12th Street that saved facade but not remainder of St. Ann’s Church.
 
 
 
 
 
Brooklyn Navy Yard
07.09.2009
Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation announces RFP for supermarket development on Admirals’ Row.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nehemiah Spring Creek Affordable Housing
2009
Alexander Gorlin Architects
980 Madison Avenue
10.13.2009
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission approves revised design for 980 Madison Avenue by Foster + Partners.
The Brook
2009
Alexander Gorlin Architects
The Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park
2009
Cook+Fox Architects
Columbia University
12.03.2009
NY Appellate Court rules Empire State Development Corporation cannot use eminent domain on behalf of Columbia University.
505 Fifth Avenue
2009
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Lincoln Center
12.17.2009
Harmony Atrium reopens as ticketing facility and performance space for Lincoln Center.
One Jackson Square
2009
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
41 Cooper Square
2009
Morphosis Architects
The Standard, New York
2009
Polshek Partnership Architects
Schermerhorn House
2009
Polshek Partnership Architects
PRIVATE
 
Lincoln Center
02.03.2010
Lincoln Center Theater announces plan to construct new theater on top of Vivan Beaumont Theater.
 
Columbia University
03.09.2010
Empire State Development Corporation files brief appealing State Court ruling that it cannot use eminent domain.
Domino Sugar Factory
03.10.2010
Community Board 1 rejects redevelopment of former Domino Sugar Factory.
South Street Seaport
04.08.2010
General Growth Properties emerges from bankruptcy to resurrect development plans for South Street Seaport.
St. Vincent's Hospital
04.10.2010
St. Vincent’s Hospital declares bankruptcy and announces hospital will close.
Domino Sugar Factory
04.12.2010
Brooklyn Borough President Markowitz approves, with modifications, redevelopment plans for Domino Sugar Factory.
New York University
04.14.2010
New York University releases more details of NYU Plans 2031 expansion, including plans for Greenwich Village, downtown Brooklyn, and Governors Island.
166 Perry Street
2010
Asymptote Architecture
100 Eleventh Avenue
2010
Ateliers Jean Nouvel
One Madison Park
2010
Cetra Ruddy Architecture
Beekman Street Tower
2010
Gehry Partners
Trump SoHo
2010
Handel Architects
Columbia University Northwest Corner Building
2010
Rafael Moneo Design Architect, David Brody Bond Aedas Associate Architect
Bronx River Greenway River House
2010
Kiss + Cathcart Architects
HL23
2010
Neil M. Denari Architects
200 West Street
2010
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
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BAM Cultural District
01.2001
Mayor Giuliani pledges $50 million to Brooklyn Academy of Music Cultural District.
Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George
06.24.2001
Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George on Staten Island opens.
Keyspan Park
06.26.2001
Keyspan Park opens.
World Trade Center
07.24.2001
Larry Silverstein signs lease for World Trade Center.
World Trade Center
09.11.2001
World Trade Center collapses.
BAM Cultural District
09.12.2001
Mark Morris Dance Center opens in BAM Cultural District.
 
 
World Trade Center
11.01.2001
Architects, designers, engineers and planners create New York New Visions.
World Trade Center
11.29.2001
Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, joint state-city corporation, is created to oversee redevelopment of Lower Manhattan.
High Line
12.20.2001
Mayor Giuliani signs agreement for voluntary abandonment of High Line.
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PRIVATE
World Trade Center
01.17.2002
A New World Trade Center: Design Proposals, invited exhibition of ideas for World Trade Center, opens at Protetch Gallery.
High Line
02.2002
Friends of the High Line and Design Trust for Public Space publish “Reclaiming the High Line.”
World Trade Center
02.2002
New York New Visions releases Principles for Rebuilding of Lower Manhattan.
World Trade Center
03.11.2002
Tribute in Light is turned on for first time.
 
World Trade Center
04.09.2002
Lower Manhattan Development Corporation releases Principles for Action and Blueprint for Renewal.
Brooklyn Bridge Park
05.02.2002
Governor Pataki and Mayor Bloomberg announce creation of Brooklyn Bridge Park.
BAM Cultural District
05.15.2002
Brooklyn Public Library selects TEN Arquitectos as winner of competition to design Visual and Performing Arts Library in BAM Cultural District.
 
World Trade Center
07.16.2002
Port Authority and Lower Manhattan Development Corporation unveil six planning options for development of World Trade Center site.
World Trade Center
07.20.2002
Civic Alliance holds “21st Century Town Meeting” at Javits Center for 4,000 people to comment on rebuilding process and concept plans.
World Trade Center
08.14.2002
Lower Manhattan Development Corporation and Port Authority announce Innovative Design Study.
World Trade Center
09.08.2002
New York Times Magazine publishes “Don’t Rebuild. Reimagine,” study project proposing alternatives for World Trade Center site and adjacent areas.
NYC2012
11.02.2002
United States Olympic Committee names New York as U.S. Candidate City for 2012 Olympics.
World Trade Center
12.18.2002
Lower Manhattan Development Corporation releases Innovative Design Study proposals for World Trade Center site.
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Hudson Yards
02.10.2003
NYC Dept. of City Planning releases Preferred Direction Plan for the Hudson Yards area.
World Trade Center
02.27.2003
Lower Manhattan Development Corporation and Port Authority select Studio Daniel Libeskind to provide design concept for World Trade Center site.
Moynihan Station
03.27.2003
Pennsylvania Station project which would incorporate Farley Post Office renamed Moynihan Station.
 
World Trade Center
04.28.2003
Lower Manhattan Development Corporation announces international design competition for World Trade Center memorial.
 
 
 
 
High Line
07.2003
"Designing the High Line,” exhibition of entries for ideas competition, goes on view in Grand Central Terminal.
World Trade Center
07.2003
David Childs and Daniel Libeskind agree to collaborate on design of Freedom Tower.
 
SeaGlass Carousel
2003
 
Brooklyn Bridge Park
09.22.2003
Governor Pataki and Mayor Bloomberg open 1.5 acre former parking lot as newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park.
 
 
World Trade Center
11.19.2003
Lower Manhattan Development Corporation announces eight finalists for memorial design competition.
World Trade Center
12.2003
NYPD announces concerns over safety issues for Freedom Tower design.
Atlantic Yards
12.10.2003
Forest City Ratner announces development plan for Atlantic Yards that includes Nets Arena and Frank Gehry as designer.
World Trade Center
12.19.2003
Governor Pataki and Mayor Bloomberg unveil design for Freedom Tower by David Childs.
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PRIVATE
World Trade Center
01.06.2004
World Trade Center Memorial Competition jury announces winning design.
Atlantic Yards
01.21.2004
Ownership group that includes Bruce Ratner and Jay-Z buys Nets.
World Trade Center
01.22.2004
Santiago Calatrava unveils design commissioned by Port Authority for World Trade Center transportation hub.
Atlantic Yards
02.03.2004
Develop Don’t Destroy Brooklyn founded.
NYC2012
03.10.2004
Mayor Bloomberg unveils five finalists for Olympic Village in Queens West.
Javits Center
03.24.2004
New York State approves initial plans for expanded Javits Center designed by HOK.
West Side Stadium
03.25.2004
City and State officials announce plans to build 75,000 seat stadium for New York Jets and 2012 Olympic Games.
 
NYC2012
05.18.2004
International Olympic Committee names New York City one of five finalists for 2012 Olympics, with London, Madrid, Moscow, and Paris.
NYC2012
05.26.2004
Morphosis selected as designer of 2012 Olympic Village in Queens.
World Trade Center
06.10.2004
Lower Manhattan Development Corporation announces four cultural institutions selected for WTC site.
High Line
06.2004
Friends of the High Line and Center for Architecture exhibit entries from four teams selected as finalists to design High Line.
World Trade Center
07.04.2004
Governor Pataki and Mayor Bloomberg unveil design for World Trade Center cultural center.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moynihan Station
10.2004
NJ Transit and LIRR express interest in occupying Farley building.
High Line
10.06.2004
Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro selected to design High Line.
 
Brooklyn Bridge Park
12.24.2004
State and city officials approve revised Master Plan for Brooklyn Bridge Park by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates.
 
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Brooklyn Bridge Park
01.03.2005
New York Post reports that Brooklyn Bridge Park will include private apartments to help pay for park maintenance.
BAM Cultural District
01.2005
WORKac becomes master planner for BAM Cultural District, succeeding team of Office for Metropolitan Architecture and Diller + Scofidio.
Atlantic Yards
02.2005
Atlantic Yards Development Workshop announces UNITY Plan as alternative to Forest City Ratner proposal.
BAM Cultural District
02.03.2005
Theater for a New Audience unveils design for new building by Frank Gehry and Hugh Hardy.
West Side Stadium
03.23.2005
New York City conditionally awarded 2010 Super Bowl if West Side Stadium built.
West Side Stadium
03.31.2005
MTA approves Jets $720 million plan for West Side Stadium.
NYC2012
04.23.2005
Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island opens; included in NYC 2012 Olympic bid as training center.
NYC2012
06.12.2005
New York City announces plans for Olympic Stadium in parking lot of Shea Stadium, after plans for West Side Stadium are denied by Public Authorities Control Board.
High Line
04.28.2005
Friends of the High Line presents preliminary designs by Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro.
Atlantic Yards
05.24.2005
MTA retracts announcement that it will sell Vanderbilt Railyards to Forest City Ratner and issues open Request for Proposals for site.
West Side Stadium
06.05.2005
Public Authorities Control Board votes no on contribution to stadium, denying possibility of stadium approval NYC 2012 decision.
Mets Stadium
06.12.2005
Mayor Bloomberg commits to helping Mets build new stadium in parking lot of Shea Stadium to be used for 2012 Olympic Games.
Yankee Stadium
06.15.2005
Yankees announce plans to build new stadium adjacent to existing stadium in South Bronx.
Coney Island
06.22.2005
Coney Island Development Corporation and Van Alen Institute announce winners of Parachute Pavilion Design Competition.
World Trade Center
06.29.2005
Revised design for Freedom Tower unveiled after NYPD voices concerns over safety vulnerabilities.
Atlantic Yards
07.2005
Forest City Ratner and Extell submit competing proposals to MTA for Vanderbilt Railyards site.
Moynihan Station
07.2005
New York State designates joint venture of Related Companies and Vornado Realty Trust as developers of Pennsylvania Station.
NYC2012
07.06.2005
International Olympics Committee selects London to host 2012 Olympics.
Moynihan Station
09.2005
Joint venture of Related Companies and Vornado Realty Trust releases new design for station by James Carpenter Design Associates in collaboration with HOK.
Atlantic Yards
09.15.2005
MTA selects Forest City Ratner as developer of Atlantic Yards site.
Coney Island
09.15.2005
Mayor Bloomberg announces strategic plan to transform Coney Island into year-round entertainment destination.
Coney Island
09.18.2005
Thor Equities proposes $1.5 billion resort in Coney Island with glass-enclosed water park, hotels, restaurants and waterfront condos.
World Trade Center
09.25.2005
Governor Pataki evicts International Freedom Center from World Trade Center site, three months after Drawing Center voluntarily withdraws.
 
 
 
Moynihan Station
11.2005
NJ Transit agrees to be main tenant of Moynihan Station.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Javits Center
01.23.2006
State and City officials unveil design of Jacob K. Javits Convention Center expansion.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moynihan Station
03.2006
Cablevision signs tentative agreement to move Madison Square Garden to west end of Farley Post Office Building.
Atlantic Yards
03.31.2006
Forest City Ratner scales back revised proposal by 5% in response to criticisms regarding scale of development.
High Line
04.11.2006
Construction starts on Section 1 of High Line.
Moynihan Station
04.27.2006
Joint venture of Related Companies and Vornado Realty Trust and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill release new design for Moynihan Station.
Yankee Stadium
04.26.2006
New York City Council approves $866 million in tax-exempt bonds for new stadium.
 
Yankee Stadium
05.2006
City announces plan to spend $160 million to create new parkland and recreational facilities to compensate for parkland displaced by new Yankee Stadium.
World Trade Center
05.01.2006
7 World Trade Center opens.
Atlantic Yards
05.11.2006
Frank Gehry unveils design for Miss Brooklyn, tallest tower in the Atlantic Yards development.
Atlantic Yards
05.26.2006
Forest City Ratner increases height and density of original proposal.
Brooklyn Bridge Park
05.30.2006
Port Authority transfers Piers 1 through 5 to Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation.
Moynihan Station
07.2006
Related Companies and Vornado Realty Trust builds support for “Plan B."
Hudson Yards
07.06.2006
New York City offers MTA $500 million for right to develop Hudson Yards site.
BAM Cultural District
08.15.2006
BAM Local Development Corporation subsumed into Downtown Brooklyn Partnership.
World Trade Center
09.07.2006
Governor Pataki and Larry Silverstein unveil designs for World Trade Center Towers 2, 3, and 4.
Hudson Yards
09.28.2006
MTA receives appraisal on Hudson Yards site for $1.5 billion.
Moynihan Station
10.19.2006
Pataki administration declares plans for new Pennsylvania Station dead after Sheldon Silver blocks approval.
Atlantic Yards
10.26.2006
Daniel Goldstein and other residents file lawsuit with U.S. District Court claiming abuse of eminent domain.
 
Citifield
11.13.2006
Mets break ground on CitiField, after signing most lucrative marketing contract in baseball history with Citigroup for $20 million a year for 20 years.
Coney Island
12.02.2006
NYC Economic Development Corporation releases renderings for Coney Island to amplify city’s strategic plan.
 
 
 
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Atlantic Yards
02.20.2007
Forest City Ratner begins demolition on site.
 
World Trade Center
03.01.2007
Signature Theater Company withdraws from World Trade Center site.
Coney Island
03.07.2007
New York Sun reports that Wildlife Conservation Society finalist from competition finalists to redesign NY Aquarium.
Moynihan Station
03.30.2007
Empire State Development Corporation purchases Farley Post Office Building from United States Postal Service.
Atlantic Yards
04.05.2007
Develop Don’t Destroy Brooklyn files lawsuit with New York State Court of Appeals addressing environmental impact study.
 
World Trade Center
05.23.2007
Insurance companies reach a final settlement agreement with Larry Silverstein over destruction of World Trade Center, bringing the total payout to more than $4.5 billion.
Atlantic Yards
06.06.2007
U.S. District Court rejects lawsuit claiming abuse of eminent domain.
Coney Island
06.17.2007
Thor Equities scales back plans to build resort in Coney Island.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Erie Basin Park
2007
 
 
Hudson Yards
10.11.2007
MTA receives five development proposals for Hudson Yards site.
 
BAM Cultural District
11.01.2007
Carlton Brown selected to develop Brooklyn Arts Tower on city-owned land at Ashland Place and Fulton Street.
Coney Island
11.08.2007
Mayor Bloomberg announces 19-block plan for Coney Island.
 
 
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Moynihan Station
03.2008
Empire State Development Corporation releases renderings of Moynihan East and West Station, including newly configured office development.
Atlantic Yards
03.31.2008
Miss Brooklyn and three other towers are eliminated from development as Forest City Ratner reveals new Frank Gehry design.
Hudson Yards
03.26.2008
MTA awards development rights to Tishman Speyer for $1.004 billion for 99 year lease.
Moynihan Station
04.2008
Cablevision announces it will not move Madison Square Garden to Farley Post Office building.
Javits Center
05.05.2008
New York Observer reports that Richard Rogers withdraws from Javits Center project.
Hudson Yards
05.13.2008
After negotiations with Tishman Speyer fail, MTA reopens talks with other developers that submitted bids to develop site.
Hudson Yards
05.19.2008
MTA reaches agreement with Related Companies and Goldman Sachs for rights to develop site.
BAM Cultural District
06.16.2008
NY Sun reports that BAM Visual and Performing Arts Library has been replaced on same site by mixed-use facility.
Atlantic Yards
06.23.2008
U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear appeal by property owners claiming seizure of their property unconstitutional.
 
 
 
Hudson Yards
09.22.2008
Hudson Yards Development Corporation unveils designs of five finalists in Hudson Yards Park and Boulevard design competition.
World Trade Center
09.09.2008
National September 11 Memorial Museum at World Trade Center and architect Davis Brody Bond release images of museum design.
 
 
Coney Island
10.15.2008
City buys Wonder Wheel Park for $11 million.
 
Coney Island
10.27.2008
Municipal Art Society holds Imagine Coney, call for ideas and charrette to develop news ideas for design Coney Island.
 
 
 
 
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Yankee Stadium
01.2009
Bank of America withdraws from possible $20 million sponsorship deal for new stadium.
Yankee Stadium
01.16.2009
NYC Industrial Development Agency approves $370.9 million in primarily tax-exempt bonds for Yankees to finish new stadium.
Hudson Yards
02.02.2009
MTA and Related Companies reach agreement to delay closing on project.
Citifield
02.03.2009
Citigroup denies looking to back out of 20 year naming deal with Mets for new stadium.
Atlantic Yards
02.26.2009
New York State Court of Appeals rejects lawsuit challenging environmental review.
Javits Center
03.19.2009
Empire State Development Corporation approves scaled down expansion plans for Javits Center, cutting $1 billion from previous budget.
World Trade Center
03.26.2009
Freedom Tower renamed 1 World Trade Center.
Coney Island
04.01.2009
Asser Levy Park Amphitheater, $64 million concert venue designed by Grimshaw, proposed for park in Coney Island.
Citifield
04.13.2009
Mets lose to San Diego Padres in first game in new stadium.
 
 
 
 
 
Yankee Stadium
05.21.2009
Yankees win over Chicago Cubs in first game in new stadium.
Atlantic Yards
05.29.2009
NYC Independent Budget Office determines that Atlantic Yards will result in net loss to city of $65 million.
Yankee Stadium
06.2009
Opening of new parks to replace parks displaced by Stadium postponed because of delayed demolition of old stadium.
Atlantic Yards
06.05.2009
Ellerbe Becket replaces Frank Gehry as designer of Nets Arena.
High Line
06.09.2009
Section 1 of High Line opens to public.
Atlantic Yards
06.24.2009
Barclays obtains naming rights to Atlantic/Pacific subway station for $200,000 a year for 20 years.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moynihan Station
09.2009
Amtrak announces plan to move to Farley Post Office building.
Atlantic Yards
09.09.2009
Codesigners SHoP Architects and Ellerbe Becket release new images of Nets Arena plan.
Atlantic Yards
11.24.2009
New York State Court of Appeals rules that state can exercise eminent domain on site, ending major legal challenges.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coney Island
12.18.2009
City buys 6.9 acres of land from Thor Equities for $95.6 million, advancing city’s plan for Coney Island.
 
 
 
 
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Moynihan Station
02.2010
Moynihan Station receives federal stimulus money to begin construction of first phase of project.
 
Brooklyn Bridge Park
03.09.2010
New York State relinquishes its role in joint city/state partnership, giving full control of Brooklyn Bridge Park to New York City.
Atlantic Yards
03.11.2010
Officials break ground for arena in Atlantic Yards.
Atlantic Yards
03.11.2010
Protesters oppose use of eminent domain at Atlantic Yards groundbreaking ceremony.
Brooklyn Bridge Park
03.22.2010
Pier 1 of Brooklyn Bridge Park opens to public.
 
 
Atlantic Yards
04.21.2010
Daniel Goldstein, last holdout on Atlantic Yards property, vacates home in $3 million settlement with Forest City Ratner.
Hudson Yards
04.29.2010
MTA approves $1 billion deal with Related Companies to redevelop Hudson Yards site.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PUBLIC
 
 
Madison Square North
06.26.2001
Historic District designated in Midtown South, Manhattan
Long Island City
07.26.2001
37 blocks rezoned
 
 
Second Avenue Subway
10.2001
MTA releases Manhattan East Side Transit Alternatives (MESA) study.
Hamilton Heights/ Sugar Hill Extension
10.23.2001
Historic District designated in Hamilton Heights, Manhattan
Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Northeast
10.23.2001
Historic District designated in Hamilton Heights, Manhattan
 
Fresh Kills Park
12.18.2001
NYC Department of City Planning announces three finalists of international design competition for Fresh Kills Master Plan.
PUBLIC
Murray Hill
01.29.2002
Historic District designated in Murray Hill, Manhattan
 
Irish Hunger Memorial
2002
1100 Architect
59th Street-Columbus Circle Station
2002
MTA initiates redesign and rehabilitation of 59th Street - Columbus Circle Station Complex.
Governors Island
04.01.2002
President Bush, Governor Pataki, and Mayor Bloomberg announce federal government will sell Governors Island to city for $1.
 
 
 
Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Northwest
06.18.2002
Historic District designated in Hamilton Heights, Manhattan
 
 
 
Forest Hills/Rego Park
09.25.2002
61 blocks rezoned
Tribeca South Extension
11.19.2002
Historic District designated in Tribeca, Manhattan
New Housing Marketplace
12.10.2002
Mayor Bloomberg announces New Housing Marketplace.
PUBLIC
Governors Island
01.31.2003
Governors Island returned to NYC through Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation.
 
 
 
Park Slope
04.30.2003
110 blocks rezoned
 
Hudson River Park
05.30.2003
Greenwich Village segment of Hudson River Park opens to public.
Fresh Kills Park
06.2003
Field Operations is selected as planning and design consultant for Fresh Kills master plan.
Holliswood
06.17.2003
36 blocks rezoned
East Harlem
06.24.2003
57 blocks rezoned
Noho East
06.24.2003
Historic District designated in NoHo, Manhattan
Morrisania
08.19.2003
13 blocks rezoned
Bridge Plaza
08.19.2003
8 blocks rezoned
Hudson Square
08.19.2003
34 blocks rezoned
North Corona
09.17.2003
120 blocks rezoned
City Island
09.30.2003
56 blocks rezoned
Gansevoort Market
09.09.2003
Historic District designated in Meatpacking District, Manhattan
Fresh Kills Park
09.23.2003
Mayor Bloomberg launches Master Plan process for 2,200-acre Fresh Kills park on Staten Island.
Frederick Douglass Blvd.
11.06.2003
44 blocks rezoned
 
 
Weeksville Heritage Center
2003
Caples Jefferson Architects
PUBLIC
 
 
 
 
Murray Hill Extension
03.30.2004
Historic District designated in Murray Hill, Manhattan
 
 
Second Avenue Subway
04.26.2004
MTA presents plans for building Second Avenue Subway in four phases.
Stillwell Avenue Station
05.23.2004
Reconstructed subway station on Surf Avenue opens to public.
Fulton Street Transit Center
05.26.2004
MTA unveils plans for Fulton Street Transit Center.
Downtown Brooklyn
06.28.2004
64 blocks rezoned
St. Paul’s Avenue/Stapleton Heights
06.29.2004
Historic District designated in Stapleton, Staten Island
Design + Construction Excellence Initiative
07.12.2004
Mayor Bloomberg announces Design and Construction Excellence Initiative.
Bellerose
07.21.2004
22 blocks rezoned
Ladies Mile
08.12.2004
6 blocks rezoned
Hunters Point
08.12.2004
43 blocks rezoned
Security Bollards
09.2004
NYC Department of City Planning and LMDC complete first phase of new street security architecture for Financial District.
Central Riverdale/ Spuyten Duyvil
09.28.2004
30 blocks rezoned
Brookville
09.28.2004
88 blocks rezoned
Throgs Neck
09.28.2004
242 blocks rezoned
Van Cortlandt Park
09.30.2004
City Council approves Croton Water Filtration Plant in Van Cortlandt Park, with additional commitment of $220 million in improvements for Bronx Parks.
Jamaica Hill
10.13.2004
28 blocks rezoned
City Lights
10.15.2004
NYC Department of Design and Construction selects new streetlight design.
Union Square
10.25.2004
Reconstruction of northern section of Union Square Park begins.
North Riverdale
12.07.2004
Douglaston Hill
12.14.2004
Historic District designated in Douglaston, Queens
PUBLIC
Hudson Yards
01.19.2005
32 blocks rezoned
Staten Island Ferry
02.08.2005
New Whitehall Ferry Terminal opens to public.
New Housing Marketplace
02.23.2005
Mayor Bloomberg expands New Housing Marketplace plan to create or preserve 165,000 units by 2013.
Kew Gardens/Richmond Hill
03.09.2005
Port Morris/ Bruckner Boulevard
03.09.2005
Bay Ridge
03.23.2005
249 blocks rezoned
Bayside
04.12.2005
350 blocks rezoned
Springfield Gardens
04.12.2005
68 blocks rezoned
Greenpoint/Williamsburg
05.11.2005
184 blocks rezoned
Kissena Park
05.11.2005
40 blocks rezoned
Staten Island Ferry
05.20.2005
New St. George Ferry Terminal opens to public.
East River Waterfront
05.31.2005
Mayor Bloomberg unveils concept plan for transforming East River waterfront below Grand Street.
Bensonhurst
06.23.2005
128 blocks rezoned
West Chelsea/High Line
06.23.2005
16 blocks rezoned
Street Furniture
07.2005
NYC DOT awards contract to Cemusa.
Pelham Gardens
07.27.2005
16 blocks rezoned
Cambria Heights
07.27.2005
196 blocks rezoned
East Flushing
07.27.2005
103 blocks rezoned
Columbus Circle
2005
Battery Bosque
2005
Far Rockaway/Mott Creek
09.15.2005
21 blocks rezoned
College Point
09.28.2005
161 blocks rezoned
Morris Park
10.11.2005
29 blocks rezoned
Riverdale-on-Hudson
10.11.2005
22 blocks rezoned
Second Avenue Subway
11.08.2005
New York state voters approve Renew and Rebuild New York.
Far West Village
10.11.2005
14 blocks rezoned
Fulton Fish Market
11.14.2005
Fulton Fish Market relocates from historic location on East River Waterfront to Hunts Point, Bronx.
South Park Slope
11.16.2005
Olinville
12.08.2005
39 blocks rezoned
Whitestone
12.21.2005
310 blocks rezoned
Glen Oaks Branch Library
2005
Marble Fairbanks Architects
EMS 50: Queens Hospital EMS Station
2005
Dean/Wolf Architects
Queens Museum of Art Expansion
2005
Renovation of 100,000 sf existing structure and addition of 50,000 sf to museum structure
PUBLIC
Fieldston
01.10.2006
Historic District designated in Fieldston, Bronx
Village of Baychester
02.15.2006
Woodlawn
02.15.2006
39 blocks rezoned
Brush Avenue
02.22.2006
5 blocks rezoned
Homecrest
02.15.2006
70 blocks rezoned
Sheepshead Bay
02.15.2006
8 blocks rezoned
Second Avenue Subway
03.2006
$1.3 billion in federal funding approved for first phase of Second Avenue Subway.
Pelham Bay
03.22.2006
24 blocks rezoned
Westchester Square
03.22.2006
36 blocks rezoned
Middle Village/Glendale
03.22.2006
160 blocks rezoned
Midwood
04.05.2006
80 blocks rezoned
Union/Utopia
04.05.2006
83 blocks rezoned
Bayswater/Far Rockaway
04.26.2006
72 blocks rezoned
Fresh Kills Park
05.23.2006
Mayor Bloomberg and City Planning Director Amanda Burden announce release of Draft Master Plan for Fresh Kills Park.
 
Weehawken Street
05.02.2006
Historic District designated in West Village, Manhattan
Greenwich Village Extension
05.02.2006
Historic District designated in Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Jamaica Hill/Hillcrest
06.29.2006
68 blocks rezoned
Maspeth/Woodside
06.29.2006
117 blocks rezoned
 
Pelham Parkway/Indian Village
07.19.2006
75 blocks rezoned
Middle Village II
08.16.2006
21 blocks rezoned
Bicycle Lanes
09.12.2006
NYC Department of Transportation announces plan to build 200 miles of bike lanes throughout city.
No. 7 Line Extension
10.05.2006
NYC and MTA agree on $2.1 billion extension of No. 7 line as part of rail yard development on Manhattan’s west side.
Stapleton Waterfront
10.25.2006
19 blocks rezoned
 
Prince's Bay
11.15.2006
57 blocks rezoned
South Bronx Greenway
11.20.2006
Mayor Bloomberg unveils South Bronx Greenway plan.
Hudson River Park
12.11.2006
Segments 6 and 7 in Chelsea North section of Hudson River Park, open to public, transforming industrial waterfront into public maritime amenity.
Douglaston/Little Neck
12.20.2006
135 blocks rezoned
Bronx Museum of the Arts Expansion
2006
Arquitectonica
Bronx Hall of Justice
2006
Rafael Viñoly Architects
PUBLIC
Second Avenue Subway
02.12.2007
MTA breaks ground on first phase of project.
Queensboro Hill
02.28.2007
100 blocks rezoned
PlaNYC 2030
04.22.2007
Mayor Bloomberg releases PlaNYC2030: A Greater, Greener New York.
Congestion Pricing
04.22.2007
Mayor Bloomberg announces congestion pricing plan as one of 100 initiatives in PlaNYC 2030.
Crown Heights North
04.24.2007
Historic District designated in Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Harding Park/Clason Point
05.09.2007
34 blocks rezoned
Park Stratton
05.09.2007
13 blocks rezoned
Manhattan Avenue
05.15.2007
Historic District designated in Upper West Side, Manhattan
Governors Island
05.29.2007
Competition proposals for Governors Island by five teams of architects and landscape architects go on view.
Sunnyside Gardens
06.26.2007
Historic District designated in Sunnyside, Queens
Construction Codes
07.03.2007
Mayor Bloomberg signs legislation establishing new construction codes.
Wakefield/East Chester
07.25.2007
135 blocks rezoned
Dyker Heights/Fort Hamilton
07.25.2007
160 blocks
Fort Greene/Clinton Hill
07.25.2007
99 blocks rezoned
Jamaica
09.10.2007
368 blocks rezoned
Upper West Side
09.25.2007
51 blocks rezoned
Newtown Creek
09.29.2007
NYC Department of Environmental Protection opens Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Mariners Harbor Branch Library
2007
Atelier Pagnamenta Torriani
New Settlement Community Campus
2007
Dattner Architects in association with Edelman Sultan Knox Wood Architects
SIHS
2007
Lyn Rice Architects
121st Precinct
2007
Rafael Viñoly Architects
Queens Botantical Garden
2007
BKSK Architects
Bedford-Stuyvesant South
10.29.2007
206 blocks rezoned
Forest Hills South
10.29.2007
41 blocks rezoned
St. Albans/Hollis
10.29.2007
317 blocks rezoned
Eberhard Faber Pencil Factory
10.30.2007
Historic District designated in Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Dumbo
12.18.2007
Historic District designated in Dumbo, Brooklyn
Governors Island
12.19.2007
Governor Spitzer and Mayor Bloomberg announce design team led by West 8 will design park and open space on Governors Island.
PUBLIC
Briarwood
02.27.2008
39 blocks rezoned
Fiske Terrace/Midwood Park
03.18.2008
Historic District designated in Midwood, Brooklyn
Grand Street
03.26.2008
13 blocks rezoned
Congestion Pricing
04.07.2008
Speaker Sheldon Silver announces that NY State Assembly will not vote on congestion pricing measure.
Westerleigh
04.16.2008
75 blocks rezoned
125th Street
04.30.2008
24 blocks rezoned
NoHo Extension
05.13.2008
Historic District designated in NoHo, Manhattan
Summer Streets
06.2008
NYC Department of Transportation announces first Summer Streets weekend.
City Racks
07.23.2008
Jury selects new bicycle rack design by Ian Mahaffy and Maarten de Greeve from entries in CityRacks competition.
Second Avenue Subway
07.2008
MTA agrees to full environmental review of 72nd Street station after area residents file lawsuit.
West Chelsea
07.15.2008
Historic District designated in Chelsea, Manhattan
Fulton Street Transit Center
07.16.2008
Federal Transit Administration confirms that it will not provide funds to assist in construction of Fulton Street Transit Center.
Hunts Point
07.23.2008
70 blocks rezoned
The Rockaways
08.14.2008
280 blocks rezoned
Laurelton
09.04.2008
220 blocks rezoned
Waldheim
09.24.2008
Dutch Kills
10.07.2008
40 blocks rezoned
St. George
10.23.2008
12 blocks rezoned
University Village
11.18.2008
Landmarks Preservation Commission designates University Village as historic landmark.
East Village/Lower East Side
11.19.2008
111 blocks rezoned
TKTS Booth
2008
Choi Ropiha & Perkins Eastman Architects
Saratoga Avenue Community Center
2008
George Ranalli, Architect
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Natatorium & Ice Rink
2008
Handel Architects
Brooklyn Children's Museum
2008
Rafael Viñoly Architects
PUBLIC
New Housing Marketplace
01.06.2009
Deadline for New Housing Marketplace plan is extended one year to 2014 due to economic recession.
Fulton Street Transit Center
01.29.2009
Amid rising construction costs, reports suggest that entrance pavilion to Fulton Street Transit Center may be removed from project.
Fulton Street Transit Center
01.30.2009
Fulton Street Transit Center receives $497 million in federal stimulus money to help fund entrance pavilion.
Alice and Agate Courts
02.10.2009
Historic District designated in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
 
East Windsor Terrace/Stable Brooklyn
03.11.2009
5 blocks rezoned
Forest Hills Special District
03.24.2009
10 blocks rezoned
North Corona II
03.24.2009
100 blocks rezoned
North Flushing
04.22.2009
257 blocks rezoned
Hudson River Park
05.01.2009
Chelsea North section of Hudson River Park opens to public.
Audubon Court
05.12.2009
Historic District designated in Washington Heights, Manhattan
Fillmore Place
05.12.2009
Historic District designated in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Washington Square Park
05.19.2009
Washington Square Park reopens after controversial Department of Parks and Recreation redesign.
Street Design Manual
05.19.2009
NYC Department of Transportation releases Street Design Manual.
Fulton Street Transit Center
05.20.2009
MTA announces that Fulton Street Transit Center will open in 2014, seven years behind schedule.
Pedestrian Plazas
05.31.2009
NYC Department of Transportation turns part of Times and Herald Squares into pedestrian malls as pilot project to test effect on traffic movement.
Development Coordinator Initiative
06.2009
Mayor’s Office introduces Development Coordinator pilot initiative in Brooklyn and Queens.
Bicycle Lanes
06.2009
NYC DOT announces 200 miles of bike lanes, 20 sheltered bike parking structures, and 3,100 bike racks have been installed throughout city.
Prospect Place Heights
06.23.2009
Historic District designated in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Lower Concourse
06.30.2009
30 blocks rezoned
Canarsie
06.30.2009
250 blocks rezoned
Cord Meyer/Forest Hills
06.30.2009
32 blocks rezoned
Flatbush
07.29.2009
180 blocks rezoned
Middle Village/Glendale/Maspeth
07.29.2009
300 blocks rezoned
Coney Island
07.29.2009
19 blocks rezoned
Dumbo
07.29.2009
12 blocks rezoned
Greenpoint/Williamsburg Contextual
07.29.2009
175 blocks rezoned
East River Waterfront
08.18.2009
Groundbreaking for East River esplanade.
Greenwich South
09.2009
Alliance for Downtown New York completes study of Greenwich South.
Ridgewood North
09.15.2009
Historic District designated in Ridgewood, Queens
161st Street/River Avenue
09.30.2009
8 blocks rezoned
Sunset Park
09.30.2009
128 blocks rezoned
Lamartine Place
10.13.2009
Historic District designated in Chelsea, Manhattan
Ocean on the Park
10.27.2009
Historic District designated in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn
Carroll Gardens/Columbia Street
10.28.2009
86 blocks rezoned
Perry Avenue
12.15.2009
Historic District designated in Bedford Park, Bronx
Hunters Point South Park
2009
Concrete Plant Park
2009
Port Authority Ferry Terminal
2009
Port Authority Ferry Terminal in Battery Park City opens to public.
 
FDNY Rescue Co. #3
2009
Polshek Partnership Architects
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts
2009
Polshek Partnership Architects
PUBLIC
urbanSHED
01.21.2010
Jury announces new sidewalk shed design.
Active Design Guidelines
02.02.2010
Active Design Guidelines released.
Pedestrian Plazas
02.11.2010
Mayor Bloomberg announces Times Square and Herald Square pedestrian malls are to become permanent after successful pilot test.
 
Upper East Side Extension
03.23.2010
Historic District designated in Upper East Side, Manhattan
 
96th Street Headhouse
04.05.2010
MTA opens new headhouse as part of major renovation of IRT 96th Street/Broadway Station.
Governors Island
04.11.2010
Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation releases master plan by West 8 team for park and public space.
Governors Island
04.11.2010
New York State relinquishes control of Governors Island to City, clearing way for redevelopment.
 
South Ferry Station
2010
Exterior landscaping completed on renovated South Ferry Station.
Queens Theatre-in-the-Park
2010
Caples Jefferson Architects
 
 
 
 
 
 
STATS
NYC Population 8,063,137
City Budget (in millions): Revenue $40,516  Expenses $40,511
Unemployment Rate 6.1%
Housing (total units) 3,217,778
Estimated Construction Spending $14.5 billion
Total Building Permits Issued 87,589
New Residential Building Permits 4,519
STATS
NYC Population 8,092,749
City Budget (in millions): Revenue $41,170  Expenses $ 41,165
Unemployment Rate 8.0%
Housing (total units) 3,233,089
Estimated Construction Spending $16.3 billion
Total Building Permits Issued 86,559
New Residential Building Permits 4,474
STATS
NYC Population 8,126,718
City Budget (in millions): Revenue $44,645  Expenses $44,640
Unemployment Rate 8.3%
Housing (total units) 3,249,300
Estimated Construction Spending $14.4 billion
Total Building Permits Issued 92,065
New Residential Building Permits 5,344
STATS
City Budget (in millions): Revenue $47,625  Expenses $47,620
NYC Population 8,169,940
Unemployment Rate 7.1%
Housing (total units) 3,266,340
Estimated Construction Spending $17.8 billion
Total Building Permits Issued 99,315
New Residential Building Permits 5,604
STATS
NYC Population 8,213,839
City Budget (in millions): Revenue $53,141  Expenses $53,136
Unemployment Rate 5.8%
Housing (total units) 3,288,526
Estimated Construction Spending $20.9 billion
Total Building Permits Issued 110,058
New Residential Building Permits 5,496
STATS
NYC Population 8,250,567
City Budget (in millions): Revenue $54,369  Expenses $54,364
Unemployment Rate 5.0%
Housing (total units) 3,304,004
Estimated Construction Spending $26.6 billion
Total Building Permits Issued 116,947
New Residential Building Permits 5,172
STATS
NYC Population 8,310,212
City Budget (in millions): Revenue $43,476  Expenses $40,511
Unemployment Rate 4.9%
Housing (total units) 3,328,171
Estimated Construction Spending $28.0 billion
Total Building Permits Issued 118,870
New Residential Building Permits 3,916
STATS
NYC Population 8,346,794
City Budget (in millions): Revenue $62,430  Expenses $62,425
Unemployment Rate 5.4%
Housing (total units) 3,350,887
Estimated Construction Spending $32.4 billion
Total Building Permits Issued 121,571
New Residential Building Permits 2,434
STATS
NYC Population 8,391,881
City Budget (in millions): Revenue $60,646  Expenses $60,641
Unemployment Rate 9.5%
Estimated Construction Spending $25.8 billion
Total Building Permits Issued 116,898
New Residential Building Permits 1,017
STATS
City Budget (in millions): Revenue $59,480  Expenses $59,480
Estimated Construction Spending $25.0 billion