En El Campo De Los Impuestos

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En El Campo De Los Impuestos

How Can I Improve My Park?

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How Can I Improve My Park?

Don't Bank On It

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Don't Bank On It

Your School, Your Choice!

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Your School, Your Choice!

Figuring Out Health Insurance

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Figuring Out Health Insurance

Social Security Risk Machine

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Social Security Risk Machine

launch event

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 7PM

On Tuesday, September 6, we debuted Share, Where?, one of CUP’s Urban Investigations. An intrepid group of Bronx public high school students in the College Now program at Hostos Community College teamed up with CUP to find out how NYC decides where to put the ... more
  • The Savoy
    at Hostos Community College
    120 East 149 Street, 2nd Floor
    (at Walton Avenue)
    Bronx, NY

talk

Thursday, September 1, 2011 7PM

On September 1st, CUP and Hester Street Collaborative led a presentation and discussion at the BMW Guggenheim Lab about design and social change. Christine Gaspar and Valeria Mogilevich from CUP joined Anne Frederick and Dylan House from HSC to present our ... more
  • BMW Guggenheim Lab
    First Park
    Houston Street and Second Ave

launch event, screening

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 7PM

Blackberries, Razors, and Droids, OMG! We spend so much time with them, but do we know anything about how cell phones work?  How do our voices travel through the air? Why do our cell phone bills work the way they do? Who owns the air? What the Cell? is a collaboration ... more
  • William S. Paley Foundation
    1 East 53rd Street

news, award

Thursday, August 11, 2011 10AM

The Rockefeller Foundation has selected CUP as one of the recipients of this year’s Cultural Innovation Fund Grants! The grant will allow CUP to develop a new program that helps communitiy organizations access design services to demystify complex policy and planning ... more

launch event

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 6PM

Two years and two billion dollars from now, New York will get its first new subway stop in 22 years. Who decides where new subway stops go? And which comes first – the subway or the people?
  • The Lot under the High Line at West 30th Street and 10th Avenue

screening

Sunday, May 8, 2011 6:30PM

CUP hosted an evening of videos about the inner workings of some of NYC’s hidden systems. Ever wonder where your garbage goes when you’re done with it? Why you shouldn’t go swimming after a heavy rainfall? Who owns the Internet? Three of CUP’s ... more
  • Anthology Film Archives
    32 Second Avenue (at 2nd Street)

launch event

Saturday, May 7, 2011 3PM

The debut presentation of Store Stories, a look into 99-cent stores, barbershops, and gift shops across three Brooklyn neighborhoods was held at the Brooklyn College Art Lab on May 7, 2011. CUP teaching artist Mads Lynnerup and students in the Brooklyn College Community ... more
  • Brooklyn College Art Lab
    301 Roosevelt Hall
    2900 Bedford Avenue
    Brooklyn, New York

launch event

Thursday, April 21, 2011 7PM

Money. Dinero. Cash Money. We use it every day. But how much does really it cost? And does everyone pay the same price for it? April 21 marked the world debut presentation of $ Breakdown, inside the former Deutsche Bank vault on Wall Street.
  • The Vault at 14 Wall Street
    14 Wall Street between New Street and Nassau Street
    New York, NY

workshop

Friday, March 25, 2011 3:30PM

CUP presented our What is Affordable Housing? workshop at the “Structures for Inclusion” Conference in Chicago. The conference examined design processes that consider the broader social and economic well-being of communities and cities. 

screening

Saturday, February 26, 2011 6PM

After we screened an excerpt from Frederick Wiseman’s “Welfare” (1974) in January, we got a whole bunch of requests to screen this incredible documentary in its entirety. And so, by popular demand, it was our pleasure to host a screening at the CUP ... more
  • the CUP Office
    232 Third St. #D201
    Brooklyn, NY

screening

Monday, January 31, 2011 7PM

We showed two films about the world of welfare: Warren Wallace’s seldom-screened Superfluous People (1962), and an excerpt from Frederick Wiseman’s Welfare (1975). Wallace’s award-winning film turns an eye on overlooked urbanites – from ... more
  • Anthology Film Archives
    32 Second Avenue (@ 2nd Street)
    New York, NY 10003

workshop, exhibit

Thursday, October 21, 2010 7PM

CUP hosted a workshop with the new zoning toolkit, part of the What Is Affordable Housing? MPP. Attendees played with legos and developed activities on FAR, land use, and more!
  • The New Museum
    235 Bowery
    New York, NY

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

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What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

We Own It

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We Own It

Our Voice, Our Choice

Urban Investigations

Our Voice, Our Choice

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

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Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Scary, Ok With it, Good

City Studies

Scary, Ok With it, Good

Soda Census

City Studies

Soda Census

Pay Dirt

City Studies

Pay Dirt

We Are Public Housing

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We Are Public Housing