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Affordability as Infrastructure

New York is a city of renters; most residents rent their homes, small business owners lease their storefronts, and artists share and sublet studio spaces.…

Oculus Book Talk: Urban Alchemy

Dr. Mindy Thompson Fullilove will present Urban Alchemy, Restoring Joy in America’s Sorted-Out Cities, published by New Village Press. The presentation will be followed by a conversation with William Morrish on the intersections of public health and urbanism.

Favelas Pop-Up in Queens!

There are fave­las in Queens! Well…sort-of. The iconic Brazil­ian shanty-towns are mak­ing an appear­ance on the cam­pus of Queens Col­lege in Flush­ing – as a huge set of three play­ful dio­ra­mas.