What the Cell?

Urban Investigations

What the Cell?

Get Money

City Studies

Get Money

Voters Rule

City Studies

Voters Rule

Making the Grade

Urban Investigations

Making the Grade

Step Right Up

City Studies

Step Right Up

I Heart East New York

Urban Investigations

I Heart East New York

Print Museumopolis

What is a museum today? A giant fun house? A really artsy mall? Museums are wildly diverse in their sizes, annual operating budgets, missions, and their urban context.

In the summer of 2013, a group of 15 public high school students from across the Hudson Valley participated in an Urban Investigation project in collaboration with CUP, the Dia Art Foundation, and teaching artist Katarzyna Balug. The group asked: “What is the role of a museum in a city?”

The group prototyped museums for the future: museums that lack walls, that are utopian, dystopian, carved from precious stones, or run by residents. These models form the bedrock of this illustrated booklet. 

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

Block Party

City Studies

Block Party

Streetwise and Safe

Public Access Design

Streetwise and Safe

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Public Access Design

Rent, Rights, and Repairs

Don't Bank On It

Making Policy Public

Don't Bank On It

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

The Internet is Serious Business

Urban Investigations

The Internet is Serious Business