2019-2020

Democratizing Mixed-Use Development: Recommendations for the Bronx CLT

With roots in the Civil Rights movement and a long history of helping marginalized people gain collective control of land, community land trusts (CLTs) are experiencing a wave of growth across the five boroughs of New York City. A land trust is a non-profit entity that removes land from the speculative marketplace and treats it [...]

By |2020-06-11T16:06:58-04:00June 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Democratizing Mixed-Use Development: Recommendations for the Bronx CLT

Improving Livability in Northeastern Queens: A Vision for Complete Streets

Northeastern Queens (CD-11), encompassing the neighborhoods of Bayside, Douglaston, Douglas Manor, East Flushing, Little Neck, Auburndale, Oakland Gardens and Hollis Hills, in many ways resembles a slice of suburbia in New York City. The prevalence of single family homes, well-regarded public schools, low crime and ample parkland points to Northeastern Queens’ orientation towards families and [...]

By |2020-06-08T14:40:49-04:00January 6th, 2020|Comments Off on Improving Livability in Northeastern Queens: A Vision for Complete Streets