On the Cover

Alumni Magazine Issue 39's cover features a black and white concept illustration of a Manhattan Airport, elevated above the city streets

A New New York
Our cover features a concept image of a Manhattan Airport unveiled in 1945. See the entire illustration and read more about the otherwise very successful man behind this failed project, William Zeckendorf Sr., and find out what inspired our feature story.

NYC Reimagined
It’s important to acknowledge that sometimes the quixotic precedes the possible and even the practical. An 843-acre park in the middle of the island, a bridge connecting Manhattan and Brooklyn, subterranean tubes for trains, and a 102-story skyscraper. All of these were once unthinkable, yet today they help to make the Big Apple the best place to live, work, and study.
    In our feature, NYC Reimagined, we asked some of this university’s outside-the-box thinkers to tap their inner Zeckendorf and share their most audacious visions for the future of New York City.  


About the Magazine

New York University Alumni Magazine is published thrice yearly by New York University. Contents copyright © 2022. All rights reserved. No responsibility will be accepted for unsolicited manuscripts and artwork. Bylined articles reflect the viewpoints of individual writers and are not to be construed as expression of official university policy.

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Email the editor: alumni.magazine@nyu.edu

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illlustration of Sonia Faleiro

Sonia Faleiro
Writer: Profiles
Harper’s, the New Yorker, Time

illlustration of Orlando Lima

Orlando Lima
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Complex, Def Jam, Viacom, Vibe

illlustration of Robert Nethery

Robert Nethery
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Marie Claire, System, WSJ

Illustration of Ray Suarez

Ray Suarez
(WSUC ’85)
Writer: Profiles
NPR, PBS, World Affairs

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