About

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Hello! I’m Amy Plitt, a writer, editor, cat lady, and resident of New York City.

I’ve covered my adopted hometown extensively for the past decade, both as a staff editor and a freelance writer.

Currently, I'm the editor of Curbed NY, covering all things New York—its real estate, architecture, transit, neighborhoods, and anything that affects the built environment. My work has been recognized by the Guides Association of New York, which named Curbed NY its Outstanding NYC Website at the 2018 Apple Awards. I’ve also appeared on panels for the Center for Architecture, the 92nd Street Y, the Municipal Art Society, and Archtober, as well as Thirteen’s MetroFocus and Fox5NY.

Previously, I was a digital editor at Condé Nast Traveler and the senior editor for Time Out New York magazine. As a freelance writer, I've contributed essays, criticism, listicles, reviews, and profiles to publications like Rolling Stone, Bust, Mental Floss, the A.V. Club, and Gothamist.

My first book, Subway Adventure Guide: New York City, was released in 2015 by Triumph Books. It's a handy guidebook to an oft-overlooked portion of New York's subway system: the more than 30 end-of-line subway stops, and the neighborhoods surrounding them.

I live in Brooklyn with my husband and cat, and my favorite subway line is the G. Yes, really.