What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

I Heart East New York

Urban Investigations

I Heart East New York

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

News

news, award

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

launch event, news

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

launch event, news

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

news, talk

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

news, award

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.

news, award

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

news, award

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

news, award

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

news, exhibit

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

news

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

news, workshop

Thursday, April 25, 2013 5PM

ULURP may sound like a monster (and some people think it is), but it stands for Uniform Land Use Review Procedure and it’s the process by which major land use changes get reviewed and approved in New York City. It’s long, complicated, and involves lots of ... more
  • Open Plans
    148 Lafayette St, 12th floor
    New York, NY

news, talk, workshop

Thursday, April 11, 2013 2:30PM

CUP fans and friends joined us in Chicago for a workshop and panel discussion about affordable housing in Chicago. CUP partnered with Converge:Exchange, Chicago Community Loan Fund, and Archeworks to host “Community Tools for Affordable Housing” on Thursday, ... more
  • Archeworks
    625 North Kingsbury Street
    Chicago, IL 60654

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

What is Asylum?

Making Policy Public

What is Asylum?

Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

Social Security Risk Machine

Making Policy Public

Social Security Risk Machine

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

Your Guide to Welfare in NYC

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance