This Is What New York City Could Look Like In 2033

cropped-3303075.jpgArchitectural renderings allow us to peer into the future of our beloved city without a crystal ball. New York City has some big changes coming, and here are 17 future attractions that will transform the Big Apple as we know it.

1. The New Penn Station

This summer a multibillion dollar plan will finally get underway to brighten up the dank rail station and better accommodate the 600,000 people that pass through it each day. But it’ll be a while before the much-maligned space looks fresh and tidy. Madison Square Garden, which sits on top of the transit hub, renewed its permit to occupy the space earlier this year. But MSG’s previous 50-year permit was renewed for only 10, setting up a dispute between the City Council and MSG’s owners, who are facing mounting pressure to relocate. Continue reading “This Is What New York City Could Look Like In 2033”

New York City Releases School Progress Reports, 217 At Risk Of Closing For Failing

A record 217 New York City elementary and middle schools received grades of F, D or a third consecutive C on the city’s annual progress reports, placing them at risk of being closed.

The list of schools earning poor grades is nearly twice as long as last year’s and represents almost a fifth of the 1,193 schools that were rated, the New York Daily News reports. Continue reading “New York City Releases School Progress Reports, 217 At Risk Of Closing For Failing”