Tag: co-ops

Mixing It Up

Compared to the worst examples of urban design that have physically isolated low-income families, mixed-income housing seems like an intuitively healthier, more equitable way to go about designing neighborhoods.

Interview with Gabriel Metcalf, author of Democratic by Design

Gabriel Metcalf is president and CEO of SPUR, a nonprofit membership organization that promotes good planning and good government through research, education and advocacy....

How Much Outside Help Do Worker Co-ops Need to Get to...

Though they end up as owners and decision-makers, workers in low-income communities often don't start off doing all the work...

Will Co-ops Spark a New Civil Rights Movement?

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The Promise and Challenges of Co-ops in a Hot Real Estate...

The Clinton neighborhood, also known as Hell’s Kitchen, sits in the western middle of Manhattan. From the urban disinvestment of the 1960s through the...