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Prof. Bloom Provides Commentary on Public Housing History and Recent NYCHA Legislation

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.

By |2022-07-11T16:51:39-04:00July 11th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Prof. Bloom Provides Commentary on Public Housing History and Recent NYCHA Legislation

UPP Professor Nicholas Bloom and MUP grads present at affordable housing conference

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.

By |2022-05-31T14:42:22-04:00June 2nd, 2022|News|Comments Off on UPP Professor Nicholas Bloom and MUP grads present at affordable housing conference

Urban studies graduate publishes article on organizing among food delivery workers

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.

By |2022-05-31T14:22:54-04:00May 27th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Urban studies graduate publishes article on organizing among food delivery workers

Spring 2022 End of Semester Student Presentations

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 [...]

By |2022-05-02T17:16:46-04:00May 9th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Spring 2022 End of Semester Student Presentations

Book talk with UPP Adjunct Stefan Al on May 17

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.

By |2022-05-02T17:17:16-04:00May 6th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Book talk with UPP Adjunct Stefan Al on May 17

UPP Prof. Nicholas Bloom on Affordable Housing

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).

By |2022-05-02T17:14:11-04:00May 3rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on UPP Prof. Nicholas Bloom on Affordable Housing