2020-2021

Faith In Place: A Study and Analysis of Faith-Based Organizations and Real Estate in NYC

Houses of Worship seem ubiquitous in New York City. Yet, many congregations are facing significant hardships while still providing vital services to the greater community. In some cases, gentrification is contributing to shrinking congregations, prompting developers to target existing faith properties, raising property tax bills, and perhaps drawing Department of Building’s attention to code violations. [...]

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Growing Opportunity in Westchester

Affordable housing is in a state of crisis. Driving forces – such as community opposition, government skepticism, and slow-moving progress – have facilitated a lack of housing development within the nation. This studio explores this issue in Westchester County. The Westchester County Department of Planning tasked the studio team to develop a comprehensive planning report [...]

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