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Future Cities, Now!

The people, places, innovations and ideas shaping the future of NYC


Let’s look to the future. What will NYC look like next year? In ten years’ time? In 30 years’ time? To start getting answers, we’re looking at NYC today. Here, we track the most exciting changes and innovations unfolding in our cities right now, right before our eyes.

NYC is a life-size lab where we’re seeing better ways of working, playing, loving and living. The city is adapting to these times in ways impossible to imagine even just months ago, and here we offer a snapshot of those changes.

It’s time to take stock and take a stand: what kind of city do we want to live in? And which are the most exciting, most creative innovations emerging now, pointing the way to a better city of the future? It’s all here. This is Future Cities, Now!

Future Cities, Now!