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NYC Parks and DDC Cut Ribbon on New East 81st Street Pedestrian Bridge with Councilmember Ben Kallos
December 28, 2017

DDC, Queens Public Library, and Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley Break Ground on Renovation to Glendale Community Library
December 21, 2017

Leading New York Solar Experts Discuss Best Practices in Solar Technology at “DDC Talks” Lecture Series
December 20, 2017

DDC Works to Level the Playing Field for Young Women interested in STEAM Careers
December 20, 2017

Over 160 Middle School Students Present Their “City of the Future” in Young Engineers Program Showcase
December 13, 2017

Two DDC Projects Honored at New York DRIVEN x DESIGN Awards
December 6, 2017

DDC Accepting Applications for 2018 High School Summer Internship Program
November 21, 2017

Leading Urban Development Expert Discusses Building a Resilient City for all New Yorkers at “DDC Talks” Lecture Series
November 15, 2017

City Completes $25 Million Sewer Upgrade In Rosedale To Reduce Flooding
November 14, 2017

Newly Widened Sidewalks in Downtown Flushing Ease Crowding Within One of City’s Busiest Pedestrian Hubs
November 9, 2017

City and Staten Island Leaders Tour The First Mid-Island Bluebelt
November 6, 2017

DDC Showcases Importance of Active Design in Latest Health and Wellness Challenge
November 3, 2017

DDC Conference on Contract Opportunities Offers Instruction, Networking and Insight on Future Contracts to Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises
October 31, 2017

DOT and DDC Join Queens Elected Officials to Celebrate Resurfacing and Additional Enhancements Along Jamaica Avenue
October 20, 2017

OHNY Highlights DDC Public Projects During Weekend Tours
October 16, 2017

Head of DDC Infrastructure on Better Mapping to Reduce Roadway Disruptions
October 12, 2017

$19 Million Investment To Build New Drinking Water Connection To Randall’s Island And Wards Island
October 2, 2017

Expert Examines Climate Change at “DDC Talks” Lecture Series
September 28, 2017

DDC, DOT and Yeshiva University Celebrate New West 185th Street Pedestrian Plaza
September 26, 2017

DDC Walks Long Island City for Health and Wellness
September 22, 2017

New Solar Charging Stations and Electric Vehicles Bring Cleaner and Sustainable Transportation to DDC in Long Island City
September 22, 2017

300 New Curbside Rain Gardens in Sunnyside, Maspeth and Ridgewood Will Improve Health of Newtown Creek
September 20, 2017

$25 Million Far Rockaway Infrastructure Upgrade Complete
September 15, 2017

Mayor de Blasio: NYC Will Be First City to Mandate that Existing Buildings Dramatically Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions
September 14, 2017

Newly Renovated Kew Gardens Hills Library Opens in Queens
September 06, 2017

City Completes $15 Million Infrastructure Upgrade Along Bloomingdale Road on Staten Island
August 31, 2017

Plaza at Queens Borough Hall Rededicated as “Women’s Plaza”
August 22, 2017

City Completes Largest Ever Expansion of the Bluebelt System on Staten Island
August 16, 2017

DDC High School and College Summer Interns End Season of Learning with Closing Ceremony
August 11, 2017

DDC, DCLA Break Ground on New Dancewave Studios in Gowanus, Brooklyn
August 3, 2017

Washington Heights Middle School Students Reveal Sustainable “Future City” Project at DDC Summer Enrichment Program
July 28, 2017

DDC Summer Interns Contribute to Community Service Day at MS 22 in the Bronx
July 26, 2017

Three DDC Projects Receive Best Project Awards from Engineering News Record
July 24, 2017

Mayor de Blasio Announces Start of Diversity Plaza Construction in Jackson Heights
July 21, 2017

DDC, DOT Mark Completion of New Myrtle-Cooper Plaza in Queens
July 19, 2017

Construction Begins on New Bronx Children’s Museum
July 12, 2017

Vision Zero: NYC DOT, DDC, and CM Lander Celebrate the Reconstruction of Church Avenue in Kensington, Brooklyn
July 11, 2017

DDC Commissioner Barrio Meets 2017 Summer High School Interns
July 10, 2017

DDC Talks” Lecture Series Highlights City’s Active Design Initiative
July 01, 2017

DDC, DOT Begin Reconstruction of West 229th Street Step Street in the Bronx
June 28, 2017

Mayor de Blasio Announces Departure of DDC Commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora
June 21, 2017

$5.5 Million Sewer Upgrade for West Brighton in Staten Island
June 16, 2017

DDC Hosts 300 at 2017 Consultants Open House
June 15, 2017

DDC “Young Engineers Showcase” Brings Lessons in Sustainability to Hamilton Grange Middle School in Harlem
June 12, 2017

DDC’s 8th ACE Mentor Program Examines Repurposing of Buffalo Central Terminal
June 09, 2017

Elmhurst Community Library Receives Excellence Award From the American Institute of Architects
June 06, 2017

Thirty-Five Students Begin DDC College and Graduate Summer Internships
June 05, 2017

De Blasio Administration Calls for Design-Build Authorization for its Major Infrastructure Projects
June 02, 2017

City Investing $95 Million to Clean Up Pugsley Creek in South Bronx
May 25, 2017

Three DDC Projects in Queens and the Bronx Awarded for Excellence in Design by Public Design Commission
May 17, 2017

DDC Cuts Ribbon at Renovated Woodstock Library in the Bronx
May 16, 2017

'Grand Slam' for South Shore Little League
May 15, 2017

Restoration of the Historic Wavertree Vessel Wins 2017 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award
May 12, 2017

DOT and DDC Join Queens Elected Officials to Celebrate Resurfaced 21st Street from Long Island City to Astoria
May 11, 2017

Historic Billie Holiday Theatre Again Serving Bedford-Stuyvesant Following DDC Restoration and Expansion
May 9, 2017

DDC Cuts Ribbon in New Garden at Park Slope Library
May 8, 2017

Brooklyn Resident Managing Restoration of Three Landmarked Greenhouses at Queens County Farm Museum
May 8, 2017

DDC Introduces Brooklyn High School Students to Architecture, Engineering and Construction
May 2, 2017

NYU Students Tour DDC’s Washington Square Infrastructure Project
April 28, 2017

DDC Visits NY Hall of Science for Take Our Children to Work Day
April 27, 2017

DDC Projects Receive Two of Three Excelsior Honor Awards for New Construction Statewide
April 25, 2017

DDC Presents Artists and City Workshop at Car Free Earth Day 2017 Celebration
April 24, 2017

Water Safety Management Solutions Examined at DDC Talks Monthly Lecture Series
April 21, 2017

Times Square Project Receives Design Merit Award as Redesign Leads to New Public Programs
April 20, 2017

Ozone Park Infrastructure Project Delivering 200 New Trees to Community
April 19, 2017

West Side Sanitation Garage and Salt Shed Receive Top Environmental Sustainability Award From AIA’s COTE
April 17, 2017

NYC DOT, NYC DDC, Council Member Ferreras-Copeland, and Partners Celebrate Groundbreaking of the Newly Designed Corona Plaza
April 10, 2017

Project to Restore the High Bridge Honored by the International Bridge Conference
March 30, 2017

Brooklyn High School Students “Meet the Builders” at the New York City Department of Design and Construction
March 29, 2017

$39 Million in Water, Sewer and Street Upgrades Underway in Norwood
March 28, 2017

Vision Zero: Mayor de Blasio Kicks Off Construction on Major Street Redesigns as Warm Weather Begins
March 21, 2017

Teller Avenue Educational Campus Students Present Urban Landscape Models During DDC STEAM “Young Engineers” Showcase
March 20, 2017

Infrastructure Project Removing Combined Sewers, Easing Flooding Near Fresh Creek in Brooklyn
March 16, 2017

Two DDC Projects Honored With 2017 Design Awards from the American Institute of Architects New York
March 14, 2017

DDC Honored For Partnership With DOE’s New York City Career and Technical Education Program
March 1, 2017

Southwest Bronx Community Receiving New Sewers and Water Mains, Extensive Infrastructure Upgrades
February 28, 2017

Construction Kicks Off on Infrastructure Improvement Project in Staten Island
February 24, 2017

DDC STEAM Students Screen New Giant-Screen Film “Dream Big: Engineering Our World”
February 17, 2017

DDC Completing Full Renovation of Brooklyn’s Billie Holiday Theatre
February 16, 2017

DDC Accepting Applications for its 2017 High School and College/Graduate Summer Internship Programs
February 15, 2017

Multi-Purpose Infrastructure Research to Foster Coastal Resilience Presented at DDC Talks
February 14, 2017

DDC, Brooklyn Public Library Celebrate Reopening of Brighton Beach Library
February 13, 2017

DDC Hosts 3rd Annual Contractors Open House
February 02, 2017

Anuraag R. Sharma, MSCIS, Named Chief Information Officer
January 30, 2017

DDC Improving Infrastructure and Protecting Waterways in College Point
January 27, 2017

Staten Island Bluebelt Project Earns ‘Envision Silver Award’ from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
January 26, 2017

Myrtle-Cooper Plaza Project Bringing New Pedestrian Areas and Upgrades to Traffic Safety
January 25, 2017

Thomas J. Foley, P.E., Named Deputy Commissioner for Public Buildings
January 23, 2017

DDC Celebrates Two New Theaters with the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York
January 18, 2017

Two DDC Entries Selected as Winners of Engineering News-Record’s “Year in Construction” Photo Contest
January 11, 2017

DDC Improves Pedestrian Ramps in Lower Manhattan in Project One-Third Under Budget
January 10, 2017

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De Blasio Administration Announces Completion of Times Square Reconstruction
December 28, 2016

DDC Presents New Elmhurst Community Library in Queens
December 20, 2016

Staten Island Projects by DDC Receive Five Architectural and Design Awards in Past Year
December 18, 2016

“Young Engineers Showcase” at JHS 8 in Queens Caps off DDC STEAM Education in 2016
December 16, 2016

DDC Building New Home for the Bronx Council on the Arts
December 9, 2016

Ghostbusters Enthusiast Proposes at FDNY Ladder 8 Fire Station
December 8, 2016

East Elmhurst Community Library Kicks Off Major Expansion, Renovation
December 5, 2016

Study Shows DDC Summer Middle School Enrichment Program Builds Confidence, Desire, and Interest in STEAM Fields
December 2, 2016

DDC Earns Three Awards from the City’s Public Design Commission
November 22, 2016

New Environmentally Friendly Municipal Lot to Open at Queens Borough Hall
November 21, 2016

Public Safety Answering Center Project in the Bronx Receives IT Collaboration Award
November 21, 2016

Three DDC Projects Cited by The New York Times as Standouts That Captured the Imagination of Observers of the City
November 18, 2016

First DDC “Ready to Build” Workshops Help Small and Emerging Firms Compete for Public Projects
November 16, 2016

Astor Place Reconstruction Brings 42,000 Square Feet of New Pedestrian Space to the East Village
November 16, 2016

Washington Heights Community Projects Receive Six Major Design Awards in Past Year
November 16, 2016

DDC Breaks Ground on Renovation of Staten Island Zoo Aquarium
November 4, 2016

Two DDC Projects Receive the AIANY COTE Award For Socially and Environmentally Responsible Urban Design
November 3, 2016

The Alamo is Restored and Returned to Astor Square
November 1, 2016

Public School Students Present Sustainable Design Projects in DDC’s Young Engineers Program with the LES Girls Club
October 28, 2016

The New York Times Cites Four DDC Projects as Bold Examples of Public Design and “Architecture for All”
October 26, 2016

EMS Station 50 in Jamaica, Queens Named Gold Medal Recipient of The American Architecture Prize
October 20, 2016

DDC and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz Bring New Helen Marshall Cultural Center to Queens Borough Hall
October 19, 2016

Twenty-Six Firms Selected for DDC’s Design and Construction Excellence 2.0 Program
October 17, 2016

DDC Women Professionals Share Architecture and Engineering Expertise With Female Middle and High School Students
October 14, 2016

DDC Collects Four Awards Including “Owner of the Year” From Engineering News Record
October 13, 2016

Sharing Construction Management Expertise Across the Globe
October 7, 2016

Bronx River Greenway Gets Transformation Worth Nearly $40 Million
October 6, 2016

DDC, DOT and Yeshiva University Break Ground on Renovated Pedestrian Plaza at 185th Street
September 28, 2016

Mayor de Blasio Announces Bold New Vision for the City's M/WBE Program
September 28, 2016

DDC Commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora Receives 2016 ‘Illustrious Award’ from the Institute for Latino Studies Program
September 27, 2016

The Wavertree Historic Vessel Returns to the South Street Seaport Museum Following DDC Restoration
September 24, 2016

Irish Repertory Theater in Chelsea Celebrates DDC Upgrades That Increased Seating and Stage Capacity
September 24, 2016

DDC Transforms a Queens Parking Space for PARK(ing) Day 2016
September 16, 2016

Introducing Design and Construction Excellence 2.0 Guiding Principles to the Next Generation of Design Professionals
September 15, 2016

DDC Hosts Third Annual Conference on Contract Opportunities for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises
September 13, 2016

DDC Providing 'Safe Routes' to Schools
September 9, 2016

In a First, Salt Storage Shed Constructed by DDC Hosts Fashion Show
September 8, 2016

DDC Completes Upgrades to Ulmer Park Library
September 1, 2016

DDC Makes Improvements to Pedestrian Safety in the Bronx
August 26, 2016

DDC Increases Seating and Lighting Capacity at Irish Repertory Theater in Chelsea
August 19, 2016

DDC Makes Staten Island More Resilient With Infrastructure Upgrades along Harvest Avenue
August 17, 2016

DDC Receives Three Awards From Engineering News Record
August 17, 2016

DDC College and High School Interns Cap Off Summer Experience at Closing Ceremony
August 12, 2016

NYC Department of Design and Construction’s Toastmasters Club Wins Prestigious ‘Golden Gavel’ Award
August 3, 2016

Expanding Storm Sewers in Coney Island
August 3, 2016

NYC Department of Design and Construction STEAM Initiatives Hosts Community Service Day in South Bronx
August 1, 2016

Bronx Middle School Students Present Their “Future City” in Showcase of DDC’s Summer Enrichment Program
July 29, 2016

DDC and FDNY Break Ground on New Home for Rescue Company 2 in Ocean Hill
July 28, 2016

DDC High School and College Interns Visit Bronx River House in Starlight Park
July 22, 2016

DDC and FDNY Join to Open New EMS Station in Jamaica, Queens
July 22, 2016

Project to Reduce Flooding in Fresh Meadows Finishes a Year Ahead of Schedule
July 15, 2016

DDC Hosts Open House for Consultants to Learn of Upcoming Public Projects
July 15, 2016

Queens Resident Managing Renovation of Iconic Tribeca "Ghostbusters" Firehouse
July 8, 2016

50 Bronx Students Study Ancient Construction as Part of DDC's Summer Enrichment Program
July 8, 2016

High School Students Start Internships at DDC
July 1, 2016

First Lady McCray Opens Doors to Staten Island Family Justice Center
June 29, 2016

First Opportunity Academy Graduation at LaGuardia Community College
June 27, 2016

LaGuardia Community College Students Present Concept for New Urban Green Space in Queens
June 21, 2016

Lifelong Queens Resident Managing Project to Improve Resiliency and Sustainability
June 17, 2016

Mary Miss Named First DDC Artist-in-Residence
June 13, 2016

DDC Receives Four Awards From the CMAA
June 7, 2016

IS 49 Students Showcase their Sustainable Design Projects
June 2, 2016

PS 7 Students Showcase their Sustainable Design Projects
June 2, 2016

DDC Completes Its First Home Elevation in Staten Island
May 23, 2016

DDC Boasts Four Winners in the 2016 Outstanding Women Awards
May 3, 2016

DDC's Staten Island Museum and High Bridge Projects Receive Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award
April 29, 2016

DDC Hosts 50 Kids for 2016 Take Your Child to Work Day
April 29, 2016

A New Arena for Therapeutic Horseriding in Staten Island
April 29, 2016

DDC Hosts 50 Kids for 2016 Take Your Child to Work Day
April 19, 2016

DDC Partners with DYCD and Immigrant Social for Young Engineers Showcase
April 19, 2016

DDC Commissioner Wins ‘Building Innovation Award’
April 12, 2016

DDC, Councilmember Laurie Cumbo and Brooklyn Public Library Celebrate Reopening of Eastern Parkway Branch
April 4, 2016

A Staten Island Family Returns to Their Newly Elevated Home
March 23, 2016

Expanding the Broadway Community with a New Space for MCC Theater
March 22, 2016

DDC’s Office of Diversity and Industry Relations Launches Ready to Build NYC Program
March 16, 2016

DDC STEAM Presents Introduce a Girl to Architecture, Engineering & Construction Day
March 14, 2016

DDC Enhances Design Excellence 2.0 Program and Releases Guiding Principles
March 9, 2016

DDC Wins 2016 MASterworks Awards for ‘Best New Building’ and ‘Best Neighborhood Catalyst’
March 7, 2016

DDC, DYCD and ACS Presents the 2016 High School Internship
February 19, 2016

DDC, DOT, and Senator Adriano Espaillat Celebrate the Completion of W. 215th Step Street
February 4, 2016

An Iconic Step Street Reconnects Inwood Residents
February 3, 2016

Vision Zero to Bring Safer Streets to Queens
February 1, 2016

DDC Hosts Contractor’s Open House
January 29, 2016

Fordham Plaza Redesign Brings Pedestrian Safety Upgrade to the Bronx
January 20, 2016

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DDC Commissioner Peña-Mora Receives First Annual Dominican Role Model Award
December 23, 2015

DDC STEAM, DYCD and Coalition for Hispanic Family Services Finish 2015 Education Programs
December 17, 2015

Commissioner Peña-Mora Joined by Mayor de Blasio to Celebrate the New York Police Academy
December 15, 2015

Sanitation Goes Sustainable with the Manhattan Districts 1, 2, and 5 Garage
December 11, 2015

DDC Increases Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises Opportunities
December 7, 2015

DDC in partnership with the School Construction Authority (SCA) Present “Meet the Builders”
December 3, 2015

DDC, DOE, DYCD and the SASF Present the Young Engineers Program Showcase
November 23, 2015

City Breaks Ground on Staten Island's First Mid-Island Bluebelt
November 23, 2015

A New Town Square for Washington Heights with La Plaza de Las Americas
November 23, 2015

Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex Brings Healthy Living to Staten Island
November 11, 2015

Historic Richmond Town Receives a Modern Upgrade
November 10, 2015

DDC, DOE, DYCD and the LeAP Organization Present the Young Engineers Program Showcase
November 9, 2015

DDC Discovers Second Burial Vault during Washington Square Park Water Main Project
November 6, 2015

Discovering the Buried History of Washington Square Park
November 5, 2015

Groundbreaking: A New Family Justice Center for Staten Island
October 5, 2015

Ribbon Cutting: Brand New Pathways for Queens Botanical Garden
October 1, 2015

Ribbon Cutting: A Revamped Rochdale Village Library Open Its Doors
September 25, 2015

Ribbon Cutting: Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor
September 19, 2015

Ribbon Cutting: Ravenswood Universal Pre-Kindergarten
September 18, 2015

Groundbreaking: Belle Harbor
August 17, 2015

Contractors Open House
August 6, 2015

Ribbon Cutting: The High Bridge
June 9, 2015

Groundbreaking: Hunters Point Library
May 16, 2015

Groundbreaking: La Plaza de Las Americas
March 20, 2015

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Groundbreaking: Bronx River House
October 30, 2014

Groundbreaking: Irish Repertory Theatre
October 5, 2014

Ribbon Cutting: Urban Post-Disaster Housing Prototype
June 10, 2014

Ribbon Cutting: Washington Square Park Comfort Station
June 10, 2014

Groundbreaking: Ocean Breeze Riding Facility
May 30, 2014

Ribbon Cutting: Hamilton Avenue Asphalt Plant
May 14, 2014

Commissioner Peña-Mora Visits the High Bridge
May 2, 2014

Ribbon Cutting: Tavern on the Green
April 24, 2014

Ribbon Cutting: Washington Heights Library
March 4, 2014

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News: Installation of City Lights
December 19, 2013

Groundbreaking: Rikers Island Admissions Facility
December 18, 2013

Ribbon Cutting: Zerega Avenue EMS Station #3
December 17, 2013

Ribbon Cutting: Mariners Harbor Branch Library
December 16, 2013

Groundbreaking: A.R.T./New York Theatres
December 12, 2013

Ribbon Cutting: Weeksville Heritage Center
December 11, 2013

Ribbon Cutting: Staten Island Zoo Carousel and Leopard Exhibit
November 22, 2013

Groundbreaking: 122 Community Center
November 20, 2013

Ribbon Cutting: 121st Police Precinct
November 18, 2013

Ribbon Cutting: Queens Museum
October 30, 2013

Ribbon Cutting: City Water Tunnel No. 3
October 16, 2013

Ribbon Cutting: Greenpoint EMS Station
September 30, 2013

Ribbon Cutting: Glen Oaks Library
October 3, 2013

Ribbon Cutting: Flushing Town Hall
July 11, 2013

Ribbon Cutting: Wave Hill House
June, 19, 2013

Ribbon Cutting: Stapleton Branch Library
June 11, 2013

News: Firms Selected to Design City Public Buildings
May 2, 2013

News: Geothermal Energy Feasibility Bill Signed
April 24, 2013

Groundbreaking: Kew Gardens Hill Library
April 19, 2013

Groundbreaking: High Bridge
January 11, 2013

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Ribbon Cutting: Park Slope Library
October 13, 2012

Ribbon Cutting: Staten Island Children's Museum Pavilion
June 26, 2012

Ribbon Cutting: MoMA PS1 Entry Kiosk
February 6, 2012

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Ribbon Cutting: DHS PATH Family Center
May 16, 2011

Groundbreaking: Queens Museum of Art
April 12, 2011

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Ribbon Cutting: St. Agnes Branch Library
February 11, 2010

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Ribbon Cutting: Rescue Company 3
December 31, 2009

Groundbreaking: Queens Police Academy
December 16, 2009

Groundbreaking: Kensington Branch Library
October 23, 2009

Groundbreaking: 121st Police Precinct
October 22, 2009

Ribbon Cutting: El Museo del Barrio
October 17, 2009

Groundbreaking: Mariners Harbor Branch Library
October 8, 2009

Groundbreaking: Stapleton Branch Library
August 26, 2009

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