What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

Housing Court Help

Public Access Design

Housing Court Help

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

Air it Out

City Studies

Air it Out

We Are Public Housing

Making Policy Public

We Are Public Housing

News

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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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Help foster more meaningful civic engagement by making a contribution today! Click here.

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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!

news, award

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

launch event, news, workshop

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

news

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

talk, news, open call

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

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Don't Get Iced

Public Access Design

Don't Get Iced

The Fresh Producers

Urban Investigations

The Fresh Producers

The Who in the Q!

Urban Investigations

The Who in the Q!

Rumbo A Su Tarjeta Verde

Public Access Design

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Fast-Tracked

Urban Investigations

Fast-Tracked

We Own It

Making Policy Public