We’re honored and excited to announce that CUP will receive the 2016 National Design Award for Corporate and Institutional Achievement from Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum.
Do you want to help our CUP students investigate our city through art and design? Here’s the opportunity you’ve been waiting for!
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 12:09PM
Since the Fresh Kills landfill closed on Staten Island over 15 years ago, NYC has exported all of its trash to other places to be buried or burned. Everyone from government officials to local residents has debated this complicated process, but one thing all folks agree on is ... more
As part of a new feature on CUP collaborators, we asked Caroline Oh to tell us a little bit more about herself and about working on a CUP project.
Monday, February 1, 2016 4:43PM
CUP is excited to announce the 2015-2016 Public Access Design Fellows. The incoming group of designers and artists will work with CUP over the coming year, and learn about our participatory design methods. Several of the fellows will also ... more
This past fall, CUP partnered with the Academy of Urban Planning in Bushwick for two new City Studies projects!
CUP collaborated with Teaching Artist Aubrey Murdock and Aisha Haynes-Harrison’s 10th grade English class to figure out what it means for ... more
CUP is your one-stop shop for holiday gifts!
Two of our Making Policy Public posters are now available in Spanish!
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:30PM
We are extremely excited and honored to announce that CUP’s Urban Investigations has been awarded the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, the nation’s highest honor for creative youth development programs.
At a White House ceremony on November ... more
Friday, November 6, 2015 12:30PM
CUP launched the Chicago edition of our What Is Affordable Housing? guidebook on Friday, November 6th at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum in conjunction with our updated What Is Affordable Housing? workshop. The event was part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial and ... more
Saturday, August 15, 2015 5PM
This summer, CUP will work with fifteen Bronx high school students to
investigate the questions, “Why does subway fare cost what it does?
Who decides?” But we need your help to make this happen!
CUP is raising funds to support this unique Urban ... more
Thursday, July 9, 2015 1PM
Hey advocates! Join CUP on Tuesday, July 9th, 1–2 pm, for a webinar on how to apply to Making Policy Public! The webinar is designed specifically for advocates and community groups. We will walk prospective applicants through the application process step-by-step and ... more