Just Published! The New York City Street Design Manual provides policies and design guidelines to city agencies, design professionals, private developers and community groups for the improvement of streets and sidewalks throughout the five boroughs. It is intended to serve as a comprehensive resource for promoting higher quality street designs and more efficient project implementation.
The manual should be used by agency staff. design professionals, community groups, and other entities involved in the planning and design of streets in New York City. The policies and guidelines in the Street Design Manual should be the foundation of designs for all projects that significantly impact public and private streets in New York City.
The Manual is the product of an inter-agency Task Force headed by the Department of Transportation and joined by the Departments of Design and Construction (DDC), City Planning (DCP), Environmental Protection (DEP), Parks and Recreation (DPR), Buildings (DOB), the Economic Development Corporation (EDC), the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), the Design Commission (DC) and the Mayor’s Office.
Includes numerous photo examples from New York City and around the world.
Loose leaf Binder.
Updates and addenda to the Street Design Manual will be posted on the Street Design Manual website at www.nyc.gov/streetdesignmanual Readers may register on the website to receive updates by email.