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Curbed National: New York Shuts Streets, too

And now, a look at what's happening elsewhere in the Curbed Nation.

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1) Designs have been submitted for a new Port Authority tower to be built over the northern bus terminal building in New York. The competing firms are the Rogers Partnership, Pelli Clarke Pelli, and Kohn Pedersen Fox. A tower over a terminal with design proposals by Rogers and Pelli? Sounds so familiar... [Curbed]
2) LA Takes their driving mania passion a little further with the enormous drive-through Panorama Place Development, a tri-level "vertical lifestyle center." LA residents are now one step closer to living in their cars. Forever. [Curbed LA]
3) San Francisco isn't the only city closing down streets in the name of walkability and civic unity. The New York Department of Transportation is looking to pedestrianize Astor Place but it's going to take a little more than a washed out 5-minute rendering to convince us. [Curbed]