Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

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Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

Making Change

City Studies

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Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

Urban Investigations

Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

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CUP’s Vendor Power project was featured in Make_Shift City: Renegotiating the Urban Commons, an English/German book that examines new urban design strategies.

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CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, sat down with the online architecture and urbanism publication Urban Omnibus to talk about our What Is Zoning? zoning toolkit and the NYC zoning code. 

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We’re excited and honored to announce that CUP has received three Core 77 Design Awards!

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014 7PM

With a new mayor in office are you feeling inspired to participate in city government? Want to get involved in your community but don’t know how? You may have heard of community boards—New York City’s most local form of government—but might be a ... more
  • Anthology Film Archives
    32 2nd Avenue (at Second Street)
    New York, NY
    F to 2nd Avenue

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Friday, January 10, 2014 4PM

How can students have a say in New York City’s public schools? Who makes the big decisions? How do you get access to them? Learn more about the Department of Education’s moving parents with Voice Recognition, a new Urban Investigation created by students from ... more

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 7PM

Jeff Maki, one of the CUP teaching artists who worked on Fast Tracked, our Urban Investigation on the extension of the 7 line, was part of a panel looking at how transportation decisions are made. The panel examined ... more
  • The Old Stone House
    Washington Park,
    Fifth Avenue btwn 3rd & 4th streets
    Park Slope, Brooklyn

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We’re excited and honored to announce that CUP has received a Sappi Ideas that Matter grant to help fund the printing of materials for our forethcoming Zoning Toolkit.

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CUP’s Making Policy Public series is a finalist for Fast Company’s “Innovation By Design” Award.

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We were excited and honored to be part of one of the ten teams selected to participate in HUD’s Rebuild By Design program. CUP was part of an interdisciplinary team lead by Interboro Partners, which created proposals to address Sandy recovery. Find out more at: ... more

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We’re very excited to announce an award from the Graham Foundation for our new Chicago edition of CUP’s Affordable Housing Toolkit.

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Our Making Policy Public series is on display at the Chicago Cultural Center through September 1st as part of the exhibition Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good.
  • Chicago Cultural Center
    78 E. Washington St
    Chicago

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Friday, July 26, 2013 3PM

CUP went to the UPROSE Climate Justice Youth Summit in Sunset Park. “Climate justice” and “Environmental Justice” view the health of the climate and environment as ethical issues since climate change may disproportionately ... more

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

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We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

What's On Your Plate?

City Studies

What's On Your Plate?

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

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Public Access Design

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City Studies

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