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At Home in Brownsville: A Plan for Transforming Public Housing

Brownsville has the largest concentration of public housing in the country, in the city with the largest public housing system in the nation, housing almost 400,000 New Yorkers. With an average rent of $436 in a in a city with a chronic shortage of affordable housing, public housing is an invaluable asset for providing affordable [...]

By |2020-03-25T17:10:41-04:00June 21st, 2014|Comments Off on At Home in Brownsville: A Plan for Transforming Public Housing

Queens Tech: Inciting Tech Growth in Western Queens

Overview Western Queens is at the forefront of an economic phenomenon – the rise of β€œtech,” one of the fastest growing sectors in NYC. Its proximity to Manhattan, its relationship to the Cornell NYC Tech campus on Roosevelt Island, and its physical and human assets make for an ideal tech hub. The vision of this [...]

By |2016-02-28T00:09:52-05:00June 20th, 2014|Comments Off on Queens Tech: Inciting Tech Growth in Western Queens

Living Rockaways: 3 Stories

Overview The Living Rockaways studio produced a series of short documentaries collaboratively with filmmakers from the Hunter Integrated Media Arts program, and Far Rockaway residents and activists. The films follow community groups working to improve housing conditions, create jobs, and have a say in plans for their neighborhoods. The goal of the filmmaking process was [...]

By |2020-03-27T11:41:50-04:00June 19th, 2014|Comments Off on Living Rockaways: 3 Stories