Get It Back!

Public Access Design

Get It Back!

Show Me the Money!

City Studies

Show Me the Money!

The Who in the Q!

Urban Investigations

The Who in the Q!

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

News

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Three CUP projects are now available in additional languages!

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We’re excited and honored to announce that the National Endowment for the Arts has awarded CUP with a grant for 2016-17! The grant will support CUP’s Making Policy Public program, which uses art and design to make public policy accessible for everyone. Each ... more

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We’re honored and excited to announce that CUP received the 2016 National Design Award for Corporate and Institutional Achievement from Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum.

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Do you want to help our CUP students investigate our city through art and design? Here’s the opportunity you’ve been waiting for!

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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CUP is your one-stop shop for holiday gifts!

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Two of our Making Policy Public posters are now available in Spanish!

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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

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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

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Boom Town

City Studies

Boom Town

What's in the water?

Making Policy Public

What's in the water?

Now Boarding

Urban Investigations

Now Boarding

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Public Access Design

Show UP

Shifty Business

Public Access Design

Shifty Business

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Public Access Design

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It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal