Editors Annie Coombs and Zoë Malliaros, and report contributors Tatewin Means, Lakota Vogel, and Sharon Vogel present the report The Lakota Nation and the Legacy of American Colonization and discuss key themes and findings.
Editors Robert Hutchison and Daniel Abramson, and contributors Gregory Hicks, Eirik Johnson, Cory Mattheis, Skip Swenson, and Barbara Swift present the report Dynamic Landscapes and discuss key themes and findings.
Editor Ane González Lara and contributors Saray Argumedo, Lucia Carmona, Tina Cordova, Theodore Jojola, Kathleen Kambic, and Patricia Riggs present the report Diverse Peoples, Arid Landscapes, and the Built Environment and discuss key themes and findings.
Moving forward in a time of increasing climate shocks and stressors demands that designing the social be paired with new forms of architectural expression, including the difficult and creative act of un-making.
For our final Brass Tacks event, Panelists Susanne Schindler, Deborah Gans, and Jared Della Valle debated the possibilities and limitations of the architecture profession to address access, affordability, and inequity in housing.
In our 14th Brass Tacks discussion, Mychal Johnson and Monxo López of the Mott Haven-Port Morris Community Land Stewards will detail the structure and advantages of shared-equity Community Land Trusts and their work to establish one in the Bronx.
In our 13th Brass Tacks discussion, Andrew Reicher, executive director of the nonprofit Urban Homesteading Assistance Board (UHAB), laid out the structure and advantages of limited-equity housing cooperatives as well as UHAB’s work to create long-term housing affordability.
In our 12th Brass Tacks discussion, Jenny Laurie, executive director of the nonprofit Housing Court Answers, helped us navigate the labyrinthine Housing Court system, shed light on the prevalence and process of eviction cases, and explain what a groundbreaking new right to counsel means for New Yorkers.
In our 11th Brass Tacks discussion, deputy director of New York City’s Independent Budget Office George Sweeting detailed the inefficiencies and inequities in the city’s property tax system and their effects on owners and renters alike.
In our tenth Brass Tacks discussion, Patrick Tyrrell of the nonprofit firm Mobilization for Justice will detail the impact of short-term rentals like Airbnb on New York City’s housing market and why a broad advocacy coalition has formed to fight these de facto illegal hotels.
In our ninth Brass Tacks event, mission-driven affordable housing developers Michelle de la Uz of Fifth Avenue Committee and Martin Dunn of Dunn Development Corp. discussed the essentials of the development process in New York City today in a conversation moderated by Jarrett Murphy of City Limits.
In our eighth Brass Tacks event, we discussed social experiment of replacing high-rise public housing with mixed-income communities in Chicago through a screening of Ronit Bezalel’s 70 Acres in Chicago: Cabrini Green followed by a discussion with anthropologist Catherine Fennell.
In our seventh Brass Tacks discussion, Rasmia Kirmani-Frye, the President of the Fund for Public Housing, detailed public housing’s unique role in the city and how the New York City Housing Authorityisaddressing the continuing public disinvestment in public housing.
Representatives of the advocacy organizations Coalition for the Homeless and Picture the Homeless discussed homelessness as a symptom of our housing crisis and efforts to create permanent housing solutions.
Fair housing expert Fred Freiberg explained the efforts of housing advocates to eliminate housing discrimination, promote policies that foster inclusive communities, and strengthen enforcement of fair housing laws.
An overview of the past century of housing regulation and subsidy in New York City, detailing the tools used to create and maintain affordable housing: codes, regulations, non-profit ownership, and subsidies.
SOLD OUT | An opening reception to celebrate the League's exhibition of Charles Giraudet's photographs of Coler-Goldwater Hospital followed by a conversation with Charles Giraudet and Christopher Payne.
Current Work lecture by Annabelle Selldorf of Selldorf Architects, who will present her firm’s work in a public lecture followed by a conversation by Billie Tsien, architect and founding principal of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects.