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Call for Applications: New City Critics

A fellowship program to empower new, fearless, and diverse voices to challenge the ways we understand, design, and develop our cities.

Market Share

Designed for other uses and users, Corona Plaza has become a critical infrastructure for streetside selling. In the face of economic and legal pressures, vendors are organizing themselves and the space to ensure both individual survival and collective prosperity.

Care, Where?

Public space may be essential to urban life, but its benefits are far from universally enjoyed. Could a municipal Department of Care bring context-sensitive design and services to every corner of the city?

Cleaning Up?

Seed Money

After a historic oil spill and an unprecedented financial settlement, a Brooklyn community oversees its ecological repair.

Unjust Treatment

The geography of methadone treatment in New York City follows familiar patterns of discrimination, while clinics subject patients to punishment, not rehabilitation. Does this one kind of medicine need its own space in the first place?

Trust Exercise

In Western Queens, activists see a waterfront warehouse as an opportunity to broaden the horizons of a community's control over its own future.

Support New City Critics!

Announcing the launch of a campaign to create a new fellowship program empowering fearless and diverse voices to challenge the ways we design, plan, and develop our cities.

Burial Rights

Organizers in Flatbush are fighting for the preservation of an African burial ground — to honor the dead, and protect a living community's future.