9/11 Memorial Guide Featured in NY Times, May 2011
On Wednesday, May 4, 2011, The National September 11 Memorial and Museum issued the Local Projects’ designed Memorial Guide, described as a clear, navigable, computerized guide to the location of every name inscribed on the bronze parapets that are being installed along the perimeters of the pools where the World Trade Center towers once stood. Read the entire article here.
9/11 Memorial Apps Released Today: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/05/nyregion/on-911-memorial-constructing-a-story-name-by-name.html?_r=2&hp
Jake Speaks at Pecha Kucha on Saturday 5/7
Jake lectures at Pecha Kucka, part of an overnight extravaganza on the “Dimensions of a New City.” Come see him speak at 10:17pm on Saturday, May 7th and find out more about the event here.
CBU mentioned in the Mayor’s radio address on Sunday: http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2011/04/mayor_bloomber_discusses_plany.html
Timescapes Featured on Starringnyc.com, April 2011
New York City has evolved from a small settlement in the 17th century to becoming the world’s greatest metropolis in the 21st. In order to recount the fascinating journey, the Museum of the City of New York collaborated with Local Projects and James Sanders, acclaimed architect, author and filmmaker, to create the Timescapes exhibit that is currently running at the museum.
Read the article here.
Change By Us Featured in The Wall Street Journal, April 2011
The city will phase out the use of polluting heavy oils to heat buildings and will begin building solar power plants on capped landfills, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Thursday in his first update to a 4-year-old environmental plan that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2030. The “Change by Us” program will ask residents how the city could improve energy efficiency, air quality and community composting efforts.
Change By Us Featured on CNET, April 2011
Mayor Bloomberg announced he would be implementing a social-media platform dedicated to crowd-sourcing answers and directing help on New York issues. The new-media tool, called “Change by Us,” will first propose questions to the public, then expand into a platform for any community group to utilize.
Read the article here.
Change By Us featured on Streetsblog.org: http://www.streetsblog.org/2011/04/21/bloomberg-unveils-major-planyc-update-in-harlem/
Change By Us featured in The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/04/21/mayor-bloomberg-to-announ_n_851923.html