Special Projects

In addition to our annual programming, our special projects promote the role of urban design to the greater public.

Initiatives

Events

10.05.21
Join Urban Design Forum, The Architectural League of New York, and the League’s digital publication, Urban Omnibus, for a discussion on the role of public knowledge in citymaking with Shannon Mattern, Karen Fairbanks, Farzana Gandhi, Shawn Rickenbacker, and Dan Taeyoung.
07.14.21
In partnership with Hudson Square Properties and Hudson Square Business Improvement District, we invite you to celebrate the launch of Restorative Ground. 
05.26.21
Join us for a conversation on MoMA’s recent exhibition, Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America, with curators Sean Anderson and Mabel Wilson.
05.10.21
Join us in conversation with community leaders, designers, advocates, and policymakers to discuss the future of Open Streets in New York City. The past year has transformed New York City’s streetscape. Through the Open Streets program, communities across all five boroughs animated streets for joyful gathering, play, education, health, and resiliency. As we emerge from […]
04.29.21
Join us in conversation with Louis Bailey, Assembly Member Marcela Mitaynes, Fernando Ortiz Baez, and Hatuey Ramos-Fermin as they discuss the future of community organizing.   This past year highlighted the value of on-the-ground community organizing work, and generated a myriad of new possibilities for it. We have seen the rise of mutual aid networks, online organizing tactics that […]
04.08.21
Join us in conversation with U.S. Representative Jamaal Bowman and Julian Brave NoiseCat as they discuss: how can cities tie racial and economic justice to climate action?  The challenges facing New York and cities around the world are manyfold: the public health crises of the pandemic, decades of environmental racism, and a widening racial wealth […]

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Posted — September 15, 2020
Posted — September 15, 2020
Posted — September 14, 2020
Posted — September 14, 2020