New York Gets Own Domain, .NYC

Design News 07.03.13

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Yesterday, Mayor Bloomberg announced that New York City would be the first place in the U.S. to get its own top-level domain: .nyc. In a statement, the mayor said the domain "puts New York City at the forefront of the digital landscape and creates new opportunities for our small businesses. They'll now be able to identify themselves as connected to New York City, one of the world's strongest and most prestigious brands."

In other news, these America's Cup-winning yachts are for sale, and check out a cool landscape architecture exhibit. See the headlines after the jump.

• New York becomes first U.S. city to get unique Web domain | CNET
• Faded Glory: Five America's Cup Yachts Now On the Market | Curbed
• The Amazing Photomontages Of Landscape Architects | Architizer

(Image: New York City website via CNET)

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