There are more than 14,000 reports of vacant and abandoned buildings in Chicago. Where are they? What is their status? Who is responsible? This building finder explores the data retrieved from the City of Chicago and attempts to answer these questions. [more inside]
A little over a year ago, a technology museum in a Boston, MA suburb, The Charles River Museum of Industry suffered a severe flood, with more than a foot of river water on the main exhibit floor. Restoration and cleanup are still ongoing. We are looking for Boston area companies to sponsor a team (8 people), that will represent them in a one day challenge to build and fire large scale medieval traction trebuchets. [more inside]
New York's Farley Post Office building is about to be converted into Moynihan Station, an extension of Penn Station. Nearly all of the postal workers have been moved out, leaving the enormous, five-story block-encompassing building nearly totally vacant. A last chance to see...
I decided to build a bike. From nothing. This is that attempt. [more inside]