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Urban Manufacturing Alliance 2nd National Convening Summary Report

Who's Working on this Research?: 
Tanu Kumar
Adam Friedman

The Urban Manufacturing Alliance (UMA) 2nd National Convening, held in Oakland, California in early October, brought together more than 70 manufacturing and economic development professionals representing 40 organizations from 25 cities. This year’s convening theme, “Priming the...

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Urban Manufacturing
Date: 
Thursday, December 5, 2013

Global Cities, Inequality, and the Public Realm

“Global Cities, Inequality and the Public Realm” – a new report by Joan Byron, Pratt Center’s Director of Policy – is the culmination of Ms. Byron’s Fellowship with the German Marshall Fund of the United States. In light of the seemingly inexorable growth of...

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Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Sunday, December 1, 2013

Downtown Brooklyn’s Detour: The Unanticipated Impacts of Rezoning and Development on Residents and Businesses

The stated goal of the 2004 Downtown Brooklyn Plan was to stimulate the redevelopment of the area in order to encourage its continued transformation into New York City’s third central business district.

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Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Thursday, July 31, 2008

Making Willets Point Work for New York

This report was prepared by the Pratt Center for Community Development and is the result of extensive conversations over several months involving several hundred residents of the communities surrounding Willets Point (especially Corona, Flushing, Jackson Heights and East Elmhurst), workers and...

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

Sunset Park Voices in the Rezoning Process

As Sunset Park awaits the results of a zoning study being conducted by the NYC  Department of City Planning, City Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez and Brooklyn Community Board 7 co-sponsored one community education workshop and two community conversations about development issues and...

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

Platform for Responsible Redevelopment of the Gowanus Canal

We believe that the rezoning and development of the Gowanus Canal area provides a great opportunity for our community.

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Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Monday, October 15, 2007

Coney Island for All

Who's Working on this Research?: 
Vicki Weiner
Paula Crespo

A coalition of community, labor, and housing organizations concerned with the future of Coney Island has joined in support of Coney Island for All: A Platform for Equitable Development, on which the Pratt Center for Community Development served as a key advisor.

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

Cypress Hills Verde Summit Major Themes Report

Who's Working on this Research?: 
Jessie Braden

Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation’s (CHLDC) Project Verde is a multi-year sustainability initiative in Cypress Hills and East New York. As part of this project, Pratt Center provided extensive planning, research and technical assistance to CHLDC in the development of a Green...

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Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Friday, November 11, 2011

Cypress Hills Community Wellness Survey - Key Findings

Who's Working on this Research?: 
Jessie Braden

Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation’s (CHLDC) Project Verde is a multi-year sustainability initiative in Cypress Hills and East New York. As part of this project, Pratt Center provided extensive planning, research and technical assistance to CHLDC in the development of a Green...

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Issue Area: 
Sustainable Community Development
Date: 
Friday, November 11, 2011

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