Presentation

Willets Point Community Workshop

The goal of the presentation was to get input from residents and concerned citizens on the principles that should guide the redevelopment of Willets Point, in order to develop a proposal that embodies the communities’ vision.

Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Thursday, January 31, 2008

Development Opportunity and Historic Preservation in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn

Who's Working on this Research?: 
Vicki Weiner

Cypress Hills: New Housing for a Rooted  Community

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Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Monday, December 17, 2007

Preserving Local Retail: Issues and Strategies

Who's Working on this Research?: 
Vicki Weiner

Presentation for the APA Metro Chapter Zoning Committee

Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Thursday, May 29, 2008

Church Avenue Retail Study

Who's Working on this Research?: 
Vicki Weiner

The Church Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) has retained Pratt Center to conduct a retail market study and needs assessment, with the goal of making sure the already successful retail strip -- the shopping hub of Flatbush -- better serves a neighborhood where the poor and middle class live side by side.

Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Monday, April 6, 2009

Envisioning Community Sustainability through the Arts

This presentation describes Pratt Center’s practice of integrating environmental sustainability and the arts in partnership with Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation, and Arts East New York. Pratt Center worked with these community-based...

Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

A Review of Selected Incubator Kitchens & Training Restaurants

Following up on a 2010-2011 proposal to launch a sit-down restaurant and training kitchen on Farmers Boulevard, Pratt Center produced this national review of training and incubation kitchens. This presentation profiles a series of NYC incubation kitchens, which offer affordable rents and...

Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Friday, October 1, 2010

Transforming the Southern Bronx River Watershed

The Southern Bronx River Watershed presentation shows how some local low-income communities are working with the government and sometimes against, to better their neighborhoods.

Research Type: 
Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Wednesday, June 9, 2004