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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

exhibit

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 10AM

CUP was featured in the New Museum’s exhibit, The Last Newspaper. During the exhibit, in which participants were encouraged to actively use the space, CUP’s John Mangin led several public workshops using our toolkits, What Is Affordable Housing? and What Is Zoning?
  • The New Museum
    235 Bowery
    New York, NY

Party

Thursday, September 30, 2010 7PM

Friends and supporters joined CUP for our annual benefit. It was a great evening of conversation, cocktails, and CUP projects!
  • The Old American Can Factory
    232 Third Street
    Brooklyn, NY

workshop

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 3:30PM

Architects, activists, and developers all agree, affordable housing is complicated.

launch event

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 7:30PM

Fall may be just around the corner, but let’s take it back to the summer of 2010 when 15 high school students came together to tackle a subject that baffles even the most seasoned experts: Community Benefit Agreements, a.k.a …CBAs. Are CBAs the best way to ... more
  • Hostos Community College
    450 Grand Concourse, 3rd Floor
    2/4/5 to 149th Street Grand Concourse

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Urban Investigations

Displaced From This Place?

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Urban Investigations

Bodega Down Bronx

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