Show Me the Money!

City Studies

Show Me the Money!

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

The Water Underground

Urban Investigations

The Water Underground

Don't Get Iced

Public Access Design

Don't Get Iced

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

news, exhibit, sneak peek

Making Policy Public is hitting the subway! Our fracking project with Damascus Citizens for Sustainability and Papercut is coming to a platform near you! Thanks to the generous support of Sappi Ideas That Matter, we’ve been able to bring the poster we’ve ... more

talk

Thursday, September 27, 2012 5:30PM

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, spoke at the Making Space Conference hosted by the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design. Sharing CUP’s work, Christine highlighted the role of art and design in civic engagement. 

launch event

Thursday, September 13, 2012 7PM

Who decides where supermarkets go? Does the Bronx have enough supermarkets? Does it matter? This summer, CUP collaborated with teaching artist Hatuey Ramos-Fermín and a group of Bronx public high school students from CUNY College Now at Hostos Community College to ... more
  • New York University
    35 W. 4th Street, Room 1080

open call

Monday, September 10, 2012 5PM

We have two new open calls out for teaching artists and designers in our City Studies and Urban Investigations programs. Apply now! 

news

New York City has public high schools with every imaginable theme, a dizzying array of application requirements, and charter schools galore. Choosing from one of NYC’s over 400 public high schools can be a real task. How do you decide where you go to school? And ... more

open call

Monday, August 6, 2012 8PM

CUP is seeking advocacy partners to join Public Access Design, our new series of multimedia projects that use design to make complex urban issues accessible to the New Yorkers most affected by them.

launch event

Monday, July 23, 2012 7PM

New York City has public high schools with every imaginable theme, a dizzying array of application requirements, and charter schools galore. Choosing from one of NYC’s over 400 public high schools can be a real task. How do you decide where you go to school? And ... more
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
    11 East 52nd Street
    New York, NY
    E/M to Fifth Avenue/53rd Street
    B/D/F/M to Rockefeller Center

news, award

“Know Your Lines,” our issue of Making Policy Public breaking down the political redistricting process was called out as a notable project in this year’s Core77 Design Awards. Two separate juries, one in the Visual Communication category and one in the ... more

launch event

Monday, June 25, 2012 6:45PM

Where does NYC’s electricity come from? People were buzzing about the debut public presentation of Power Trip, CUP’s Urban Investigation about New York City’s electricity infrastructure. To get to the power source, CUP, teaching artist ... more
  • Anthology Film Archives
    32 2nd Avenue (at 2nd St)
    New York, NY
    F to 2nd Avenue

talk, exhibit

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 7PM

On June 19, 2012 CUP’s Valeria Mogilevich and former Urban Investigation particpant Daniel Linton joined representatives from The Trust for Public Land and Groundswell in conversation. The discussion, the final in conjunction with the ... more
  • The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street (between 4th and 5th Aves), 2nd floor Brooklyn, NY

launch event

On June 8th, 2012 students from the Urban Assembly School for Criminal Justice in Borough Park presented “Boom Town.” For this City Studies project 9th graders in an English Language Arts class worked with CUP teaching artist Ellie Irons to look at noise issues ... more

Get Money

City Studies

Get Money

Lotto Zone

Urban Investigations

Lotto Zone

The Fresh Producers

Urban Investigations

The Fresh Producers

What's in the water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the water?

How Can I Improve My Park?

Making Policy Public

How Can I Improve My Park?

Displaced From This Place?

Urban Investigations

Displaced From This Place?

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

Making Policy Public

En El Campo De Los Impuestos

H2 Oh No!

Technical Assistance

H2 Oh No!