Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

How Can I Improve My Park?

Making Policy Public

How Can I Improve My Park?

Your School, Your Choice!

Making Policy Public

Your School, Your Choice!

It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Launch event

launch event

Remás and CUP presented our new Making Policy Public “Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú” to the Si Se Puede women’s housecleaning cooperative in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

launch event, screening

Monday, March 18, 2013 7:15PM

At almost any New York City bodega, you can quick-draw, scratch, or mega-million your way towards million dollar jackpots. Thousands of New Yorkers play the lottery every day. But how does the lottery really work? Who is playing, and where does all the money go? Who wins and ... more
  • Anthology Film Archives
    32 2nd Avenue (at Second Street)
    New York, NY
    F to 2nd Avenue

launch event

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 7PM

The issue of “fracking” is all over the news. But what is fracking? Who wants to do it? And how could stuff in rocks upstate affect people who live in East Coast cities? Join us for the launch of the latest installment from our Making Policy Public poster series: ... more
  • The Cooper Union
    Rose Auditorium
    41 Cooper Square, Lower Level
    on Third Avenue (btwn 6th & 7th streets)

news, launch event

Students from a City Studies class at Academy of Urban Planning presented the Government in Plain Sight project to their peers. The booklet looks at government’s role in the neighborhood. 

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

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

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

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

launch event

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 7PM

Will you be ready if a disaster strikes? What about your neighborhood? Who’s responsible for making a plan for your community? While government officials have a city-wide plan, and plenty of advice to share with individuals, there’s not much out there on ... more
  • the American Red Cross in Greater New York
    520 West 49th St (between 10th & 11th Aves)
    New York, NY

launch event

Friday, February 10, 2012 12:20PM

Students from Mr. Sandoval’s 9th Grade U.S. History class who helped to create a “Field Guide to Federalism” presented it to their peers at the Academy of Urban Planning.  To create the booklet students hit the streets of Bushwick with teaching artist ... more

Party, launch event

Thursday, January 19, 2012 6:30PM

On January 19th we celebrated the launch of our new website. Check out photos from the event here.
  • CUP HQ
    232 Third Street #D201
    Brooklyn, NY

launch event, news

Thursday, November 10, 2011 12PM

On November 10, CUP presented our Urban Investigation “Power Trip” to a buzzing group of Queens high schoolers. The project —a collaboration between CUP, CUP teaching artist Samantha Contis, and students from Aviation High School— asked “where ... more
  • Queens Public Library, Broadway Branch
    40-20 Broadway
    Long Island City, NY

It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

Seeking Sanctuary

Urban Investigations

Seeking Sanctuary

Predatory Equity

Making Policy Public

Predatory Equity

Shifty Business

Public Access Design

Shifty Business

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

¡No me han pagado!

Public Access Design

¡No me han pagado!

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Food Stamped

City Studies

Food Stamped