Yvette Kemp, Ch-Chairperson of the Justice For All Coalition, and myself co-wrote a public letter to public officials, calling on them to make NYCHA a…View More Opinion: A Public Letter to Public Officials on NYCHA
Why tell “our” story – the story of tenants? Why center tenants in historical analyses of time and place? What can this contribute to our…View More “A People’s Story of Detroit” – Documenting the “people’s history”
Last Tuesday, the NYCEDC released their long-awaited—and dreaded—master plan for development over Sunnyside Yards. In it they praise themselves for their “robust engagement efforts” and…View More Opinion: Sunnyside Yards Master Plan Sits on a Deck of Myths
Unfortunately for the 99 percent, this is not just a city “gone rogue”, but by design and courtesy of a city agency known as the…View More Opinion: Dissolve the EDC and empower the people on urban development
Over the last year, the quasi-private, city-affiliated NYC Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has been peddling yet another megaproject for southwestern Queens. This time the proposal…View More Opinion: Stop Sunnyside Yards! Reparative City Building Now!
When proceeding with a digital project, it seems that a lot of emphasis is generally placed on learning the ins and outs of using the…View More Guide: What to Consider When Planning a Digital Project
In December 2018, the second and seemingly final installment of NextGeneration NYCHA (NextGen) was announced. This version includes three mechanisms that the city claims will…View More Opinion: NYCHA’s NextGen Threatens More Harm than Hope
Today, there are LOTS of mapping tools available. This is great because, broadly speaking, mapping can be a great way to visualize, curate, and analyze…View More Guide: Finding the Right Tools for Mapping