TOPIC

Community Centers

Everybody Should Be Honored

A rare combination of collective art project, community celebration, and environmental protest, the Hunts Point Fish Parade honors residents of the Bronx neighborhood and mobilizes them in the fight for it future.

Community House is There for You

After half a century as a sanctuary for Indigenous people in New York City, the American Indian Community House still seeks a permanent home.

Holding On to the Halo Effect

As faith-based institutions struggle with a litany of real estate woes, the non-profit Bricks and Mortals is here to help find theologically-sound solutions.

Well-Placed

Minding the Gaps

Historic injustice and the traumas of the pandemic have had profound impacts on New Yorkers' mental health. What kind of spaces and policies can support wellbeing where it's hardest to find?

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.

Cleaning Up?

Learning Environment

With origins in a massive underground oil spill, the new Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center is seeding future generations of neighborhood activists.

Cleaning Up?

Remediation as Ongoing Process of Recovery and Repair: Bronx River House

This Has Become My Town (NORCs of New York Revisited, Part Two)

In two conversations, five years apart, residents of a Naturally Occurring Retirement Community reflect on the ups and downs of aging in place in New York City.

This Has Become My Town (NORCs of New York Revisited, Part One)

A decade ago, Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities seemed like a really good idea. How are they doing now?

Studio Reports

Green and New

In the service of one of the most ambitious policy frameworks in living memory, design students conjure future visions of environmental recovery where social justice comes first.