Professor Nicholas Bloom provided commentary on public housing history in NYC on the NPR Podcast "Code Switch" and on recent NYCHA legislation in Albany Professor Bloom also discussed public housing with the public and members of Community Board 8 in Manhattan.
Professor Nicholas Bloom presented on affordable housing history at a May conference on "NYC's Housing Crisis" organized by the Center for Architecture. MUP graduates Moses Gates (VP, Regional Plan Association) and Ahmed Tigani (Deputy Commissioner, HPD) also presented at the conference.
Graduating urban studies major Jackson Todd's article "Los Deliveristas Unidos Takes On the App-Delivery Industry" was published in the Village Voice (May 26, 2022). The article is about organizing among food delivery workers, which is also the subject of Jackson's capstone project.
UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti participated in a City & State (May 24) magazine "Ask the Experts" forum on candidate prospects for the newly created Congressional District No. 10 in Brooklyn and Manhattan.
MS UPL alum Colleen O’Connor-Grant (2020) recently published an article titled "Are Urban Planners Staying Silent On Climate Gentrification?" in Shelterforce magazine, (May 9, 2022).
Each semester we set aside an evening for students from the workshop and studio courses to present their work to the UPP community. This is a great way to see what your fellow students have been working on all semester, learn something new, and show support for your classmates! Thursday, May 12 @ 6:30PM Faculty [...]
UPP Adjunct Associate Professor Stefan Al's book "Supertall: How the World's Tallest Buildings Are Reshaping Our Cities and Our Lives" was recently released by W. W. Norton & Company. Stephan is giving a free online book talk, sponsored by The Skyscraper Museum, on May 17. Click here for further details and to register.
UPP Professor Nicholas Bloom presented a Keynote Address at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies at the end of last month. Prof. Bloom also released "How the Next Phase of the Second Avenue Subway Can Build a Better East Harlem," in the Gotham Gazette (April 4, 2022).
Congratulations are in order for Lily B. Pollans, who has been granted a well-deserved promotion to the rank of Associate Professor of Urban Policy and Planning effective this coming fall.
UPP Chair Joseph Viteritti was quoted in a Gothamist article on Mayor Adams' first hundred days in office.