Know Your Lines

Making Policy Public

Know Your Lines

Scary, Ok With it, Good

City Studies

Scary, Ok With it, Good

Soda Census

City Studies

Soda Census

Lunchroom Digest

City Studies

Lunchroom Digest

Bodega Down Bronx

Urban Investigations

Bodega Down Bronx

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

open call

Sunday, April 27, 2014 10PM

CUP seeks a teaching artist to lead a City Studies project for high school students in the fall of 2014.

news, awards

Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:54PM

Check out this short video on our Public Access Design program. The video highlights the collaboration in Rent, Repairs, and Rights, a Public Access Design project, between CUP staff, designer Jenny Kutnow, and  the Red Hook Community Justice Center.

open call

Monday, April 14, 2014 9PM

CUP is seeking a summer intern to assist with several current projects, including: + Research/general project support on CUP’s Community Education tools + Design production work for print using Adobe CS products + Production work on our education tools, including ... more

launch event

Thursday, April 10, 2014 10AM

On Thursday, April 10th, 2014, CUP staff were invited by Teachers Unite’s Sally Lee and Lisa Donlan to present Schools Are Us, our latest Making Policy Public poster, at a PTA presidents meeting at the Historic Tweed Courthouse, the Department of ... more

launch event

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 6PM

On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014, CUP staff and Teachers Unite’s Sally Lee and Lisa Donlan presented for the first time Schools Are Us, our latest Making Policy Public poster, at a community meeting of the Brooklyn Brownstone School in ... more

launch event

On Sunday, March 9th, 2014 over 15 CUP volunteers and members from CAAAV’s Chinatown Tenants Union helped to distribute copies of our new Making Policy Public poster “Rent Regulation Rights” in Chinatown’s Sara D. Roosevelt Park.

news

CUP’s Vendor Power project was featured in Make_Shift City: Renegotiating the Urban Commons, an English/German book that examines new urban design strategies.

sneak peek

On February 28th, 2014 we were joined by a group of park advocates to get feedback on our newest Making Policy Poster.

open call

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 10PM

We’re looking for a teaching artist to lead an Urban Investigation project for high school students in the summer of 2014.

news

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, sat down with the online architecture and urbanism publication Urban Omnibus to talk about our What Is Zoning? zoning toolkit and the NYC zoning code. 

talk

Thursday, February 20, 2014 5:30PM

On February 20th, 2014, CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, spoke at the at the Seattle Public Library as part of the city’s Department of Planning and Development “Seattle 2035” event series. The talk focused on design as a democratic tool ... more

talk

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 7PM

Students from the Colorado College and CUP fans from the Centennial State participated in a dialogue with CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, on how design can be used for social change. 

What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

What is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What is Zoning?

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

$ Breakdown

Urban Investigations

$ Breakdown

What is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What is Zoning?

Pay Dirt

City Studies

Pay Dirt

We Care!

Making Policy Public

We Care!