community development

I’ve covered community affairs for several New York City newspapers on and off since 1994. amNewYork, for which I covered historic preservation, received the the Historic Districts Council’s “Friend in Media” award for its coverage of “Endangered New York,” an annual roundup of threatened heritage sites that I authored for four years.

I now cover community development with a preservation twist for The Wall Street Journal’s “Greater New York” section.

Manhattan Valley Making an Upward Climb, WSJ, 7.5.13 [PDF]

Harlem’s Sugar Hill Stretches its Borders, WSJ, 6.21.13 [PDF]

It’s Terminal but Backers Hope to Keep WorldPort Alive, WSJ, 6.19.13 [PDF]

Flea Set to take Flight in Long Island City, WSJ, 6.7.13 [PDF]

Racing Around the Navy Yard, WSJ, 5.23.13 [PDF]

Building Owner Places Trust in Astor Site, WSJ, 5.1.13 [PDF]

Old, New in East Harlem, WSJ, 4.19.13 [PDF]

Wallabout Refloats Next to the Navy Yard WSJ, 3.29.13 [PDF]

MacDougal Defines Old City Neighborhood, WSJ, 3.15.13  [PDF]

Village Feel on West 181st, WSJ, 2.14.13 [PDF]

Cooking in TriBeCa: Return to Food-making, WSJ, 1. 31.13  [PDF]

Moscot on the Move, But Not Far, WSJ, 12.11.12 [PDF]

Preservationists Fret over Midtown Rezoning [WSJ 11.19.12] [PDF]

Prospect Park Renews its Ties with History WSJ, 10.17.12 [PDF]

Pool Plan Tries to Stay Afloat WSJ, 5.23,12

In Flatbush, Kings Encore is on the Marquee WSJ, 8.24.11

Plea for Navy Yard Fix WSJ, 5.19.11

Tobacco Warehouse: New Round in Buildings Fight  WSJ, 4.27.11

Corn Exchange Building: Fading Landmark Seeks Future WSJ, 4.9.11

Tenement Museum expands the Immigrant Experience WSJ, 3.2.11

Erasmus Hall Academy Will Rise_ WSJ, 2.1.11

City Living: South Bronx amNewYork, 1.26.11

City Living: Queens, the Next Brooklyn? [amNewYork, 10.20.10]

ISO: Queensboro historian [amNewYork, 4.29.10]

Where’s the beef? In a landmarked restaurant [amNewYork, 1.24.10]

UWS church gets its landmark [amNY1.12.10]

10 to Save 2009: Our City’s Crumbling Past [amNY1.3.10]

City Living: Jersey City [amNY 6.18.09]

City Living: Astoria [amNY 10.15.09]

City Living: Long Island City [amNY 2.8.09]

10 to save in the boroughs 2008 [amNY 12.20.08]

10 (more) to save_2007 [amNY 12.31.07]

St Saviours: Forgotton church in Queens nears demolition

West Park Presbyterian under threat

Upper West Side residents protest brownstone demolition

City Living: St. George

City Living: Red Hook

Long Island City: a new bohemia

Harlem rebounds

City Living: Turtle Bay

City Living:_Flatbush

City Living:_Chinatown

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