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Making Room Virtual Tour

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The "LaunchPad" centerpiece of the Making Room exhibitionThe “LaunchPad” centerpiece of the Making Room exhibition

From January to September 2013, CHPC’s Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers exhibition ran at the Museum of the City of New York, and was an unprecedented success. The exhibition covered all aspects of our Making Room initiative to date.

We were completely overwhelmed by the visitor numbers to the exhibition. The opening reception was attended by over 1,000 industry guests—more visitors than for any other exhibition opening event in MCNY history. The first Saturday of the opening week saw a 27.6% increase in attendance …

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A Night at the Museum

Thank you to the board members, staff, supporters and friends who came to the Museum of the City of New York last night.  We filled the museum with over 150 wonderful guests, toasted all of our successes over the past year, and even gave away a few prizes. This was one of our most successful parties to date!

And congratulations to Sandra Acosta, of AIM Development Group, for winning the book of Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao incredible assembled, large-scale panoramas of New York City.


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Making Neighborhoods


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On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, CHPC launched its Making Neighborhoods project, which follows change across the city by putting people at the center of analysis. Our work measures and visualizes the movements of groups of New Yorkers who share demographic characteristics.

The project uses cluster analysis methodology–common in economic or marketing studies–to identify 14 distinct demographic groups, or “population clusters,” in 2000 and follow their locations in 2010. By comparing the two years, we can see which population types grew in number or geographic size, or moved into …

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German Marshall Fund Fellows visit CHPC

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On November 3rd we had the pleasure of hosting a group of over 20 Marshall Memorial Fellows from the German Marshall Fund for a presentation of CHPC’s Making Room initiative and a preview of our Making Neighborhoods initiative, which will be launched November 5th. The visitors hailed from 17 European countries and included public officials as well as business and non-profit leaders who are visiting cities across the US to learn about public policy interventions on this side of the Atlantic.

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Our analysis of the policy challenges created by new household configurations and changing neighborhood demographics sparked a lively conversation …

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Tickets on Sale – A Night at the Museum


Come spend a night at the museum with us! It’s been a BIG year for NYC! Join us for prosecco and hors d’oeuvres as we celebrate a year of changes, new faces and fresh directions for New York City housing and neighborhoods. We expect a great crowd, special guests, and we will have private access to all of the Museum’s galleries and exhibitions.

Tuesday, December 2nd

Museum of the City of New York
1220 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10029

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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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