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This Friday- The Building Envelope Conundrum Panel


When: 8:00am-10:00 am, Friday, September 19th
Where: The Center For Architecture, 536 Laguardia Pl, New York, NY 10012

Come to the Center for Architecture to see a presentation on CHPC’s “Building Envelope” study – and to offer your suggestions on how to solve this conundrum to the Department of City Planning (DCP).

The Building Envelope Conundrum is a fascinating case study looking into the impact of the contextual building envelope rules on residential development. We found that eight out of seventeen recent residential projects were unable to use all of their permitted floor area due to the rules that …

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Making Room in L.A.

Making Room has spread outside of New York City over the last few years, including inspiring a new graduate research + design studio at the Georgia Tech School of Architecture entitled 21st Century Housing: Making Room in the Contemporary City.

As a part of that innovative studio, Sarah Watson of CHPC was invited to visit Dwell on Design LA at the Los Angeles Convention Center where the Georgia Tech team were showcasing the students work, announcing the winner of best design over the last year, and taking part in an onstage program to discuss the Making Room inspiration behind …

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Alicia Glen at the CHPC Annual Luncheon

We were delighted to welcome the Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, Alicia Glen, as the keynote speaker at our Annual Luncheon this year. Watch her keynote speech here.

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Housing New York plan is announced



CHPC Executive Director Jerilyn Perine joined Mayor Bill de Blasio and other government officials in Downtown Brooklyn this morning for the release of the mayor’s Housing New York plan. We were so pleased to be invited to share our thoughts and congratulations at the announcement of the plan (which are copied below).

CHPC is excited to work with the mayoral administration and City agencies to advance practical policies to improve neighborhoods in all five boroughs. We applaud the inclusion of several of the plan’s proposals that CHPC has spent the past few years working on and compiled in our …

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Over 900 guests at CHPC’s Annual Luncheon!

CHPC’s 55th Annual Luncheon was our most successful fundraising event in decades! Many thanks to everyone who made it possible!

Over 900 guests were in attendance and we had an impressive group of awardees. We were also honored to have some very special guests present two of our awards: Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and actor Wendell Pierce, who has also played an important role rebuilding in New Orleans after hurricane Katrina. CHPC’s Executive Director, Jerilyn Perine, gave an update on our most recent work, which was compiled into Steering the New Course, and announced a feature soon

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CHPC’s 55th Annual Luncheon – April 30, 2014


It’s not too early to mark your calendar for  CHPC’s annual luncheon!…

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