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  1. the office
    Remember the Office?A look back at 150 years of cubicles, corner offices, all-nighters, and the holiday party.
  2. race and space
    MoMA’s ‘Reconstructions’ Show Changed My Relationship to Space and CitiesShould Black designers revise a history that erased them? Or should they revolt?
  3. features
    A Hot New Restaurant Moved In. That Made Its Neighbors Nervous.A gentrification battle erupts in Ridgewood.
  4. the real estate
    What If Compass Is Basically Just Like Every Other Real-Estate Brokerage?Except with a nicer logo and an over-leveraged IPO.
  5. anti-asian hate
    The Chinatown Block Watch, One Year LaterIncluding local grandmothers and men in combat gear, this 40-member patrol watches for anti-Asian attacks in the neighborhood.
  6. the real estate
    The Gut Renovation of Ryan SerhantHe was a real-estate striver slinging cheap rentals until Million Dollar Listing — and a pandemic market — made him the plutocracy’s broker of choice.
  7. coronavirus
    How COVID Accelerated a Fight Against Food DesertsA push for healthier food options for one of New York’s hardest-hit populations.
  8. street view
    ‘You’re Walking Backwards’: The $6 Billion Venice Floodgates May Not Be EnoughProposed decades ago, they were not built for the coming sea rise.
  9. reasons to love new york
    500 Reasons We’ve Loved New YorkA send-off to the many places, big and small, that closed in 2020.
  10. city people
    Now That an Urban Planner Is on the City Council, Can She Help Fix Los Angeles?Nithya Raman is calling for systemic change — including breaking up her own district.
  11. furniture
    Hideous? Perhaps. But It’s Time to Accept the Gaming Chair.“To invest in what you are actually doing — where you are actually sitting — might seem like capitulation but is also self-care.”
  12. street view
    How Joe Biden Can Be the Amtrak President New York NeedsStart with a new Hudson River tunnel and build from there.
  13. street view
    The Next Mayor’s Next CityBill de Blasio’s successor will get the chance to make New York life easier, nicer, and fairer — or just keep us going the way we were before.
  14. the establishment
    The Panic Attack of New York’s Power BrokersThe city’s “permanent government” has always built its way out of crisis. But what if it can’t?