What gives a neighborhood its character? How does a community express its identity? Culture isn’t limited to museum walls and concert halls – Culture is HERE! Share the unexpected, unique elements of culture in your community during ‘Culture is Here’ Week, November 15-23, by tagging your cultural snapshot on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #cultureishere. Need some inspiration? We’ve composed samples in […]
Today, September 11 – 3pm ET. The webinar will focus on our report series, Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space: A Profile Series, a collection of seven profiles that highlight creative uses of space including adaptive refuse, construction zones and vacant lots, public outdoor space, publically owned facilities, religious spaces, and shared space. Guest speakers […]
Click on the images to see our Spacing Out event, held Monday, August 11, to celebrate the release of seven reports from our profile series, Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space. It was a great opportunity to catch up with friends and talk about cultural uses in adapted buildings, at construction or in transitional zones, […]
Join us on Monday, August 11th, 6-8PM for our SPACING OUT Party & Report Release at South Oxford Space Great Room (138 South Oxford Street, 2nd Floor) to celebrate the successful completion and release of seven reports from NOCD-NY’s profile series, Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space. We will share key recommendations and have some of the authors […]
Introducing NOCD-NY’s full profile series, Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space! Initial drafts were outlined as conversation points presented at 2012’s Spacing Out forum, which further informed and enhanced the reports. The series was designed to function as a tool for the field, but models and themes continue to evolve. The conversation continues, as was […]
Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center (GMDC) is a non-profit industrial developer that over the past twenty years has rehabilitated six North Brooklyn buildings and made more than 750,000 square feet of space available to small manufacturers, artisans and artists. Check out an interview with Urban Omnibus here.
Co-sponsored by the Arts + Community Change Initiative and Fourth Arts Block and hosted by The J.M. Kaplan Fund, arts leaders, policymakers, funders, and researchers met for a cross-sector roundtable discussion on Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts (NOCDs) on August 12, 2010. Highlighting exemplary practices from across New York City, this forum aimed to develop policy […]