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Breakfast Launch Event: Making Neighborhoods

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Citizens Housing & Planning Council has undertaken a study that measures neighborhood change across New York City by putting people at the center of its analysis. The result is a dynamic interactive map that will change the way you think about the places you live and work.

When: Wednesday, November 5 at 8:00am
Where: Citibank, 388 Greenwich St., New York, NY 10013

RSVP to Elizabeth Rossi by Monday, November 3.

CHPC and lead researcher Raisa Bahchieva identified 14 groups that share demographic characteristics using cluster analysis techniques. These population “clusters” emerged because they shared similar household type, race, income, age, …

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CHPC at Dwell on Design NYC!



It was so great to be a part of the first Dwell on Design event in NYC! We had so much fun at the LA Dwell of Design and it was an honor to be a part of the first ever Dwell on Design at 82 Mercer Street.

On the Main Stage on the last day, our Deputy Director, Sarah Watson took part on a panel talking about the design of small spaces. She took part in the panel along with Life Edited‘s David Friedlander and Michael Chen at MKCA Architecture talking about how small space living can …

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Roundtable Discussion: All Green Buildings Great and Small


CHPC will be hosting a round table discussion with industry professionals designed to help policymakers improve the coordination of existing programs and identify what policies are missing that new programs should address.

Using our report, All Green Buildings Great and Small as a starting point, the round table will explore what barriers limit building owners from taking advantage of all available resources and knowledge. The timing of the event couldn’t be better.. With the release of his plan to reduce New York City’s green house emissions,Built to Last, Mayor DeBlasio, has draw national attention to the question

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Ginsberg Fellow Alumni Event


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Living Large in Small Spaces Panel


Deputy Director, Sarah Watson, will be featured on a panel during Dwell on Design.
Date:Saturday, October 11, 2014-4:00pm to 5:00pm

About the panel:
“Micro-housing is the trend du jour—instead of expansive loft spaces, we’re seeing a shift toward city-led social housing competitions and developer-built condo towers with units marketed toward single occupants. Most New Yorkers live somewhere in the middle of the spectrum, packing into spaces between 500 and 1,000 square feet. Dwell invites David Friedlander of LifeEdited (whose Brooklyn apartment was featured in Dwell’s September 2014 issue), architect Michael Chen of Normal Projects, and Sarah Watson, deputy director …

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Making Room Panel at Urban Land Institute


When: Wednesday, October 22nd, 12:30-2pm
Where: Jarvits Center, 655 W. 34th Street

CHPC will be hosting a panel discussion on our Making Room project at ULI’s annual Fall Meeting, as part of the affordable housing committee events. Making Room is an initiative that seeks to better match a city’s housing stock with the needs of its households, namely the rising single population that now makes up 47% of New Yorkers over 25.

Our deputy director, Sarah Watson, will present the project. Following the presentation will be a lively panel discussion centering on new housing typologies that allow for

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