Scary, Ok With it, Good

City Studies

Scary, Ok With it, Good

It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

Draw the line!

Technical Assistance

Draw the line!

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights - San Francisco Edition

2013

open call

Friday, December 13, 2013 9PM

CUP is seeking a highly motivated fundraising professional with a strong interest in design and social justice to join our growing team as the Development & Communications Director. We are seeking an entrepreneurial individual who is excited to lead a collaborative ... more

talk

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 5:45PM

CUP’s Christine Gaspar spoke on a panel of educators, artists, and designers addressing the role of engaged learning in building better citites. The forum gathered practicioners from diverse institutions to speak from their own experiences concerning the role of ... more
  • AIA Center for Architecture
    536 La Guardia Place
    New York, NY 10012

open call

Friday, December 6, 2013 5PM

We’re seeking a teaching artist to design and implement a 10-hour in class project for high school students at Lyons Community School in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn about the path to graduation. This project will be part of a 12th grade class and will explore and ... more

Party, launch event, workshop

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

talk, exhibit

From November 1st to the 3rd, CUP exhibited our Making Policy Public posters at The Institute Effect, a special exhibition area presented as part of the Lisbon Architecture Triennale. The exhibition space, located in Lisbon’s historic Museu do Design e da Moda, ... more

launch event

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 7PM

There are a lot of schools in New York City. Some doing well. Others… not so well. What happens to these schools? When can a faltering school be salvaged and when should it be shuttered? How does the Department of Education make decisions about what schools get closed? ... more
  • The New School
    Bark Room
    2 West 13th Street, 1st Floor
    New York, New York
    N/Q/R/L/4/5/6 to Union Sq

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

Party

Thursday, October 17, 2013 7PM

Thanks to everyone who came to our annual benefit on October 17th, and helped to make it such a success. Over 300 artists, designers, community advocates, and other urban enthusiasts sipped drinks and nibbled on dumplings, donuts, and salty-sweet chocolates while enjoying ... more
  • The Green Building
    452 Union Street, Brooklyn
    F/G to Carroll Street; R to Union Street

launch event

Saturday, October 5, 2013 3PM

What is the role of a museum today? A place for quiet contemplation? A giant fun house? A really artsy mall? Museums are wildly diverse in their sizes, annual operating budgets, missions, and their urban context. This summer 15 public high school students from across the ... more
  • Dia:Chelsea
    535 W 22nd Street, 5th Floor
    New York
    C/E trains to 23rd Street

exhibit

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 6:30PM

CUP’s Fast Tracked was on display at Brooklyn Utopias: In TRANSITion, an art exhibition about how transportation systems have shaped New York City, at the Old Stone House. The exhibition ran from September 17th, 2013 to February 16th, 2014 Fast Tracked, a newspaper CUP ... more

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.

My ID

City Studies

My ID

We care!

Making Policy Public

We care!

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Public Access Design

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

What Options Doc?

Urban Investigations

What Options Doc?

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance