Seven finalists for Intersections: Grand Concourse Beyond 100 include Christina Belton, Taewook Cha, Brenda Curtis, Lia Kelerchian, Gentry Lock, Erika Matthias and Shachi Pandey of EDAW/AECOM (Agricultural Urbanism); Matthieu Laverge, Vincent Lavergne, Remi Mendes and Jeremy Nadau of Nadau Lavergne Architects (FROM SPEEDWAY TO MAIN STREET); Angus McCullough (Live Wired); Dongsei Kim and Jamieson Fajardo of Columbia University (p.U.M.p. [Purifying Urban Modular Parasite]); Christopher Ryan of Harvard University (Point by Point Development for the Grand Concourse); Alejandra Diaz, Megan Gibbons, Laura Keller, Emily Osgood, and Lisa Woodley of MISI Company with Itir Sonuparlak of Columbia University (Re-vision-ing the Bronx Grand Concourse: A Community-Centered Approach); and Jason Austin and Aleksandr Mergold, AIA (Austin+Mergold The Grand Resource). View all proposals online

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