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Washington Square News

All content by Aleksandra Pankratova
SoHo and NoHo are notorious for their exorbitant rent and upper-crust reputation. Mayor de Blasios upzoning plan will create tens of thousands of affordable housing units in these neighborhoods. (Photo by Aleksandra Pankratova)

Photo: Opinion: De Blasio’s upzoning plan will foster housing affordability

Nov 24, 2021

SoHo and NoHo are notorious for their exorbitant rent and upper-crust reputation. Mayor de Blasio's upzoning plan will create tens of thousands of affordable housing units in these neighborhoods. (Photo...

The Oculus, which draws in many viewers per day, is now a sterile-looking ghost town. (Photo by Aleksandra Pankratova)

New York City, Asleep at Last

A journey through the empty streets of New York City during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Mar 30, 2020

It is Sunday, March 22, in one of the biggest cities in the world, through what used to be some of its most crowded neighborhoods, along some of the busiest streets. Areas...