Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

Participatory Budgeting

Technical Assistance

Participatory Budgeting

What Options Doc?

Urban Investigations

What Options Doc?

Field Guide to Federalism

City Studies

Field Guide to Federalism

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Ready, Set, Apply!

Technical Assistance

Ready, Set, Apply!

2009

‘A User’s Guide to the City Pt. 2: Street Vendor Guide’

BLDG BLOG

December, 18, 2009

[The poster uses] design skills to assemble legible, economically accessible, and legally useful guides to the urban environment. 

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‘There’s an App for That’

Colorlines

December, 7, 2009

The Toolkit translates abstract concepts and language into straightforward activities and physical objects that will hopefully engage folks who otherwise wouldn’t participate.

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‘Infographic of the Day’

Fast Company

December, 2, 2009

Aside from the awesomeness of the graphics, what leaps out at you is the story of the graphics.

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‘Three Artists on the Economy’

Tenants Together

October, 18, 2009

“…beautifully useful…”

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‘Vendor Power’

Gourmet

September, 21, 2009

A very good way to help keep vendors on the streets and increase their ability to actually make a living at it. 

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‘Students Investigate Local Issues Through Service Learning’

edutopia

August, 3, 2009

“That was one of the toughest interviews I’ve had in a long time,” the pastor tells the group after the hour-long interview.

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‘Making Policy Public: Predatory Equity’

Urban Omnibus

May, 27, 2009

Advocates handed out The Predatory Equity Survival Guide as part of a crucial tenant association meeting in East Harlem where new plans to combat predatory equity were announced.

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‘Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Street Vending (But Were Too Busy Scarfing Dirty-Water Dogs to Ask)’

New York Magazine

May, 7, 2009

An awesome pamphlet for street vendors meant to demystify the city’s jargon-filled regulations.

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‘Making Policy Public: Vendor Power!’

Urban Omnibus

May, 6, 2009

In order to put this information directly in the hands of people who need it the most, CUP organized a citywide distribution event where volunteers handed out free copies to vendors across the city. 

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‘Visual Aids for the Pushcart World’

The New York Times

April, 3, 2009

The guide looks something like an Ikea manual, with hot dog stands and handbag tables replacing Aspvik cabinets and Ektorp sofas. 

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‘Looking 21 Years Ahead’

Canarsie Courier

January, 7, 2009

Fillmore Real Estates’ Vice President told the students of his visions for the nearby Spring Creek Houses neighborhood.

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Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

Work Forced

Public Access Design

Work Forced

Voters Rule

City Studies

Voters Rule

Step Right Up

City Studies

Step Right Up

We Own It

Making Policy Public

We Own It

Scary, Ok With it, Good

City Studies

Scary, Ok With it, Good

Soda Census

City Studies

Soda Census