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Prof. Sigmund Shipp Discusses Noise Violation Inspections in NYC, Fox 5 News, Aug. 2

Prof. Sigmund Shipp was interviewed about the city council proposal to enforce timely inspections of noise violations in Hell's Square (on the lower east side) and other NYC locations. The interview aired on Fox 5 News Wednesday, August 2nd. For further reading, click here.

By | 2017-08-11T17:53:10+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Faculty Profile, News|Comments Off on Prof. Sigmund Shipp Discusses Noise Violation Inspections in NYC, Fox 5 News, Aug. 2

Prof. Sigmund Shipp’s Urban Development Workshop Class Project Gets Media Attention, June 6

Urban Development Workshop project, "Hell Square: Contested Space on the Lower East Side (LES)", gets media attention. Client: LES Dwellers Research & Strategies Instructor: Prof. Sigmund Shipp Team: Gretchen Bank, Melissa Giroux, Francisco Sandoval Full press list: Bowery Boogie http://www.boweryboogie.com/2017/06/nightlife-saturation-hell-square-toxic-quality-life-spurs-crime-study-finds/NY Post http://nypost.com/2017/06/07/less-hell-square-is-now-an-alarming-hotbed-for-crime/Curbed https://ny.curbed.com/2017/6/7/15757192/lower-east-side-nightlife-quality-of-life-nycEater https://ny.eater.com/2017/6/7/15757942/les-bars-crime-hell-square-study Gothamist http://gothamist.com/2017/06/07/les_crime_nightlife.php  Fox Five News http://www.fox5ny.com/news/239916754-story

By | 2017-06-17T23:17:16+00:00 June 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Prof. Sigmund Shipp’s Urban Development Workshop Class Project Gets Media Attention, June 6

Stanley Moses, 1936-2017

May 22, 2017 Dear Students, Alums, Faculty, and Friends: It is with great sadness that I write to you on the passing of Professor Stanley Moses, who died on Friday, May 19th, after suffering from a head injury that he incurred from a fall that took place on May 14th. Stanley delighted in the time [...]

By | 2017-08-07T23:53:51+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Stanley Moses, 1936-2017

Prof. Peter Kwong, 1941-2017

March 19, 2017 Dear Members and Friends of the Urban Policy and Planning Community: I write with deep sorrow to inform you of the passing of Professor Peter Kwong, who died of cardiac arrest on Friday, March 17th. Professor Kwong had been a member of the Hunter faculty since 1993, where he was a Distinguished [...]

By | 2017-08-07T23:55:28+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Prof. Peter Kwong, 1941-2017