Nineteen days. That is the time it took to put up a 28-unit, six-story apartment building in the Inwood section of Manhattan this summer. The secret? Modular construction. (via Crain’s New York)(Source: http://player.vimeo.com/)
Great news clip on accessibility through one East Village resident’s eyes. (via Former Ms. Wheelchair America Struggles with East Village Curbs and Steps)(Source: http://download.macromedia.com/)
When I moved to New York, I learned of a fun group of buddies calling themselves MetroMetro who, among other things, hosted Board Game Olympics, which clearly I attended often. This is how I met Will Sakran, who was among the organizers and who I also learned is also a thoughtful entrepreneur. I interviewed him… Continue reading Interview: Will Sakran, Product Engineer / Inventor
This was sort of a brilliant scene. It was also a little insane how close we were on the other side of the track, and even more insane how close the people behind it were. Sparks were flying, literally. Yes, subway construction/repair seems to be happening all the time, but this was some intense soldering.