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Making Neighborhoods Map – launched!


Click the image to access the interactive Making Neighborhoods map


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

Marshall Jerilyn

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.

Marshall crowd

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

On view during the party:

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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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Green Building Roundtable: Sustainable Innovation

Last Tuesday, in partnership with Enterprise Community Partners, CHPC hosted a roundtable focusing on the demographic of small to mid size building owners. In our report, All Buildings Great and Small, we discovered that this group of building owners often does not take advantage of programs aimed at creating more sustainable housing stock.


There were nearly twenty participants seated around the table. Click here for a list of the participants. We brought together city planners, utility representatives, industry experts, and building owners to share ideas and build a stronger vision of what a green future looks like for all …

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