Draw the line!

Technical Assistance

Draw the line!

The Good, Bad, & Unknown

Urban Investigations

The Good, Bad, & Unknown

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

Immigrants & NY

Making Policy Public

Immigrants & NY

From Shelter to Apartment

Making Policy Public

From Shelter to Apartment

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

News

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CUP is excited and honored to announce that our work received two nods from the 2014 Core77 Design Awards!

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Thursday, June 12, 2014 7PM

Did you know that over 400,000 New Yorkers live in public housing?The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is the largest public housing authority in North America. Operating since the 1930’s, the buildings are getting old and need repairs. In the past, NYCHA ... more

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Friday, April 18, 2014 2:38PM

This Earth Day learn about NYC’s water infrastructure with this two-for-one special toolkit. Dive in to The Water Underground, our 33-minute, youth-led film that explores where our water comes from, where it goes, and who is involved in the process. Discover ... more

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:54PM

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

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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.

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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. 

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We’re excited and honored to announce that CUP has received three Core 77 Design Awards!

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 7PM

With a new mayor in office are you feeling inspired to participate in city government? Want to get involved in your community but don’t know how? You may have heard of community boards—New York City’s most local form of government—but might be a ... more
  • Anthology Film Archives
    32 2nd Avenue (at Second Street)
    New York, NY
    F to 2nd Avenue

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Friday, January 10, 2014 4PM

How can students have a say in New York City’s public schools? Who makes the big decisions? How do you get access to them? Learn more about the Department of Education’s moving parents with Voice Recognition, a new Urban Investigation created by students from ... more

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 7PM

Jeff Maki, one of the CUP teaching artists who worked on Fast Tracked, our Urban Investigation on the extension of the 7 line, was part of a panel looking at how transportation decisions are made. The panel examined ... more
  • The Old Stone House
    Washington Park,
    Fifth Avenue btwn 3rd & 4th streets
    Park Slope, Brooklyn

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We’re excited and honored to announce that CUP has received a Sappi Ideas that Matter grant to help fund the printing of materials for our forethcoming Zoning Toolkit.

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CUP’s Making Policy Public series is a finalist for Fast Company’s “Innovation By Design” Award.

Figuring Out FEMA

Public Access Design

Figuring Out FEMA

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Technical Assistance

Is Your Landlord Using Construction to Harass You?

Show Me the Money!

City Studies

Show Me the Money!

Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?

If You Can Make It Here...

Urban Investigations

If You Can Make It Here...

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance