Roosevelt Island Air Tubes

Roosevelt Island Air Tubes

Our favorite parts of Roosevelt Island are the exhaust/fresh air tubes which are at the WIRE buildings section of the island, which come in different pleasing 1970’s colors. At least we think they are exhaust/fresh air tubes since if you put your hand on them you can feel air movement, and there is a slight…

Jane’s Walk NYC 2021 Starts

Jane’s Walk NYC 2021 Starts

Happy Monday, friends of tiny urban devices, and those who were waiting for Jane’s Walk NYC 2021! A happy reminder that starting today thousands of New Yorkers and visitors alike will take to the streets and tune in online for Jane’s Walk, which lasts between May 3-9. We are hosting our own Jane’s Walk 2021…

Roosevelt Island Master Plan

Roosevelt Island Master Plan

I spent the weekend playing around Roosevelt Island, the tiny island in the East River between Manhattan and Queens. It’s an amazing place, which feels like another world. Accessible by the F train, Tram, ferry, and car you can get to it, but it isn’t easy. At the southern end is the Franklin D. Roosevelt…