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
Saturday, May 30, 2015 12PM
On Saturday, May 30th, CUP conducted its Sewer In A Suitcase workshop at the New Museum’s 2015 Ideas City Festival! Thousands of visitors visited our tent on the Bowery and learned about the hidden workings of NYC’s water infrastructure.
Saturday, August 23, 2014 1:15PM
What is ULURP? 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 and complicated, making it ... more
Monday, April 28, 2014 6:30PM
In case you have not attended one of our What Is Zoning? workshops yet, here is your chance because we are doing two this week!
On November 20th, 2013, CUP launched What Is Zoning? the second in our series of Envisioning Development Toolkits, with a party and four days of hands-on community workshops.
Zoning law regulates land use across the city and shapes buildings, blocks, and whole neighborhoods. ... more
- 155D East Broadway
New York, NY
Saturday, July 20, 2013 10AM
On Saturday, July 20th, CUP broke out the Sewer in a Suitcase for two great outdoor events.
CUP came to Governors Island as part of the Metropolitan Water Alliance’s City of Water Day to teach about how the combined sewer system impacts the health and safety of ... more
Thursday, June 27, 2013 6:30PM
CUP is developing a tablet-based app for educators interested in using the methodology and activities from our Urban Investigations in their own work. Join us on June 27th for a feedback session on the first chapter in this series.
- CUP office
232 Third Street
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
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
625 North Kingsbury Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 6:30PM
Come out for an interactive workshop that explores New York City’s land use review process and looks at the re-development of the Domino Sugar Factory in South Williamsburg.
- El Puente Community Health & Environment Center
289 Grand Street
Saturday, October 1, 2011 11AM
We demonstrated the Sewer in a Suitcase, CUP’s working model of New York City’s sewer system, at two events over the weekend of October 1. The Sewer in a Suitcase made its first stop on Saturday at the New York Green Block Party, an all-day street fair in ... more
- Freshkills Park
Sneak Peak Parking Lot
228 Wild Ave.
Staten Island, NY
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.