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Series 4: Reports and Publications

Scope and Contents

This series includes reports and publications from the Pratt Center, affiliated organizations, foundations, and others, primarily from the 1970s to the 1990s. Publications from the Pratt Center represent the wide variety of projects and research undertaken by the Center, including studies of housing, neighborhoods and public space throughout Brooklyn, analyses of neighborhoods and housing programs, and manuals on day care centers and housing resources. Other topics represented in the Pratt Center publications include commercial rent control, displacement, homelessness, manufacturing land use, parks, and zoning. This series includes Community Information Bulletins, published by the Pratt Center to alert the community to developments in urban renewal, housing and planning., as well as early issues of City Limits, a publication created from the merger of individual newsletters from the Pratt Center, the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board, and the Association of Neighborhood Housing Developers. Publications from affiliated organizations address similar topics, as well as rehabilitation and revitalization, the Brooklyn waterfront, small businesses, and subway service. The majority of foundation reports and publications are from the Ford Foundation. Significant topics represented by foundation reports include urban and rural poverty, and community development.

Arrangement

Materials in this series are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Sub-series 4.1: Pratt Center

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 56 Folder : 2 A Study of the Rent-Regulated Multi-family Rental Housing Stock in: Central Harlem, Bushwick, Ocean Hill-Brownsville, Morris Heights
1993-1995
Box: 56 Folder : 3 American Institute of Architects Miscellaneous 1996-1998
1996-1998
Box: 56 Folder : 4-5 An Evaluation of the Neighborhood Development Demonstration
1987
Box: 69 Folder : 3 Articles about PICCED
1979-2008
Box: 56 Folder : 6-8 Best Practices
1997-2000
Box: 56 Folder : 9 Breaking New Ground Background Materials
1994-1996
Box: 56 Folder : 10 Brooklyn Sports Study Phase 1: Locational Analysis
1984
Box: 57 Folder : 1 Commercial Rent Control
1984-1985
Box: 57 Folder : 2 Committee for Housing New York
1980-1985
Box: 116 Folder : 5 Community Attitudes in Bedford-Stuyvesant
1967
Box: 57 Folder : 3-4 Community Information Manual, Central Brooklyn Edition
1966
Box: 69 Folder : 9-12 Community Information Bulletins
1961-1981
Box: 70 Folder : 9
Box: 57 Folder : 5 Consortium for Worker Education
2000-2002
Box: 57 Folder : 6 Contract with America and Planning
1994-1995
Box: 57 Folder : 7 Deghettoization
circa 1960s
Box: 57 Folder : 8 Development and Preservation of Identity
1995
Box: 57 Folder : 9 Development Commitments Study Commission
1983-1984
Box: 57 Folder : 10-11 Developments Commitments Study Commission 1983
1975-2001
Box: 70 Folder : 4 Director Brad Lander Opinion Articles
2008-2016
Box: 57 Folder : 12 Displacement Pressure on the Lower East Side
1986
Box: 57 Folder : 13 Emergency Committee on Housing, Community Development, and Homelessness
1995
Box: 57 Folder : 14 Evaluation of Title I (ESEA) Programs -- Williamsburg Performing Arts Center
1968
Box: 57 Folder : 15 Flyers
1992, 2017
Box: 58 Folder : 1 Harlem Brownstone: Harlem Urban Development Corporation Rehabilitation Cost Analysis
1984
Box: 58 Folder : 2-3 Herbert Von King Park Neighborhood Study
1988
Box: 58 Folder : 4 Homeless Housing and Assistance Program Development
1992
Box: 58 Folder : 5 Hon. Robert F. Kennedy -- If Men do not Build, How Shall They Live?
1967
Box: 58 Folder : 6-7 Housing Funding, Homesteading, Reagan Budget Cuts
1981
Box: 58 Folder : 8 Housing Resource Manual
1979
Box: 58 Folder : 9 Housing Resource Manual
1977
Box: 59 Folder : 1-2 Impact of a Housing Voucher Program on New York City's Population
1982
Box: 59 Folder : 3 Land Use and Building Condition Survey
1989
Box: 59 Folder : 4 Lessons in Community-Based Planning: The Case of Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York
1996
Box: 59 Folder : 5 Making it in New York: Manufacturing Land Use and Zoning Initiative
2001
Box: 59 Folder : 7 Making it in New York: Manufacturing Land Use and Zoning Initiative
2001
Box: 59 Folder : 6 Making it in New York: Manufacturing Land Use and Zoning Initiative, Yale
2003
Box: 59 Folder : 8 Manual on Day Care Centers in New York City
1970
Box: 60 Folder : 1-2 Market Analysis of Fifth Avenue Commercial Corridor
1983
Box: 109 Folder : 3 Materials for Whitney M. Yung Jr. Nomination Submission
1988
Box: 60 Folder : 3 Mayor's Panel on Affordable Housing
1986
Box: 60 Folder : 4 Metropolis: The Sandlot Education
1997
Box: 60 Folder : 5 Miscellaneous Community Economic Development
1979-1989
Box: 60 Folder : 6 NCCED National Congress for Community Economic Development
1992-1997
Box: 60 Folder : 7 Neighborhood Planning for Housing Organizations Part II
1996
Box: 60 Folder : 8 Neighborhood Survey: Land Use, Building Condition and Streetscape, East End Historic District
1996
Box: 60 Folder : 9 New Roofs for a New Century Conference
2002
Box: 60 Folder : 10 New York 2050
1999-2003
Box: 60 Folder : 11 New York City's 312 Loan Program: A Preliminary Analyis
1980
Box: 60 Folder : 12 Nominee for Whitney M. Yung Jr. Citation
1988
Box: 109 Folder : 4 Opportunities for Low-Income Homeownership -- Frank DeGiovanni for Community Service Society
1984
Box: 61 Folder : 1-2 Parks in New York City's Future, Third Annual Pratt Planning Conference
1965
Box: 61 Folder : 3 Paul Davidoff
1965-1984
Box: 70 Folder : 18 PCCI News in Brief Pratt Center for Community Improvement
1967
Box: 61 Folder : 4 Peter Marcuse -- Pratt Planning Papers
1965
Box: 70 Folder : 19 PICCED Clippings
1987-1988
Box: 70 Folder : 20 PICCED Environment Posters
1972
Box: 70 Folder : 21 PICCED in the News
1987-1996
Box: 70 Folder : 22 PICCED Photographs
circa 1960-1975
Box: 70 Folder : 23 PICCED Plant Show and Sale
1972
Box: 71 Folder : 1 PICCED Various Event Brochures
1979-2000
Box: 71 Folder : 2-4 Planners Network
1997-2002
Box: 71 Folder : 5 Planners Network c/o Pratt
1995-1999
Box: 61 Folder : 6 Planning Profile #5 Magnolia Tree Tree Earth Center of Bed-Stuy. Inc.
1973
Box: 71 Folder : 6-10 Pratt Center and Ron Shiffman Related Articles
1976-2015
Box: 72 Folder : 1 Pratt Center Clippings
1966-1994
Box: 72 Folder : 4 Pratt Planning Papers
1962-1963
Box: 72 Folder : 2-3 Pratt Planning Papers
1965-1981
Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 61 Folder : 5 PICCED Project Meeting Minutes
1984-1985
Box: 61 Folder : 7-8 Pratt Center Internal Reports
1981
Box: 61 Folder : 9 Preliminary Planning Analysis of the Brooklyn Atlantic Yards Project
2005
Box: 61 Folder : 10 Proposal for the Essex Street Retail Market
1986
Box: 61 Folder : 11 Public Parks
1966-1969
Box: 61 Folder : 12 Rent-Regulated Multi-Family Housing Stock in Central Harlem, Bushwick, Ocean Hill-Brownsville, and Morris Heights
1995
Box: 61 Folder : 13 Report of Operations, Community Education Program
1963-1965
Box: 62 Folder : 15 Satellite Child Care System for Central Brooklyn
1969
Box: 63 Folder : 5 Social Planning
1965
Box: 63 Folder : 6 Social Planning -- Pratt Community Education Program
1965
Box: 63 Folder : 7 Summary Project Status Reports
1985
Box: 63 Folder : 8 Survey of South Bronx Organizations
1979
Box: 63 Folder : 9 Sustainable Zoning
Undated
Box: 63 Folder : 10 The Future of Low-Income Neighborhoods
Undated
Box: 63 Folder : 11 Two Coves Community Redevelopment Council
1994
Box: 64 Folder : 1 Two Coves Community Redevelopment Council
1994
Box: 64 Folder : 2 W. Thabit Oral History
1996-2007
Box: 64 Folder : 3 West Harlem and Greenpoint Newspapers
1998, 2006

Sub-series 4.2: Affiliated Organizations

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 73 Folder : 4 The ASCA Sourcebook of Community Design Programs
2000
Box: 64 Folder : 4 A Foundation to Build On: A Program to Revitalize New York City's Economy
1990
Box: 64 Folder : 5 A Scan of Comprehensive Neighborhood Revitalization Programs -- New York Community Trust
1993
Box: 64 Folder : 6 A Vision for the Hudson River Waterfront Park
1990
Box: 69 Folder : 2 Advocacy and Pluralism in Planning Article -- Paul Davidoff for Symposium on Programming and the New Urban Planning
1965
Box: 64 Folder : 7 Block by Block: Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York
2007
Box: 64 Folder : 8 Brooklyn's Bridge to the Future: Strategic Plan for the Empowerment Zone
1998
Box: 64 Folder : 9 Building Bridges: Community Development Corporations and the World of Employment Training
1995
Box: 64 Folder : 10 Central Brooklyn Model Cities -- Office of the Mayor
1969
Box: 69 Folder : 4-5 City Limits
1981-1990
Box: 69 Folder : 6 City Limits Community Information Bulletin PICCED Housing Ed
1972-1982
Box: 73 Folder : 5 City Limits -- The City Project
1985-1988
Box: 69 Folder : 7 City Limits -- Integration: the Impossible Dream?
1990
Box: 64 Folder : 11 Community Architectural Service Williamsburg, N.Y.
1970-1971
Box: 66 Folder : 6 The Community as Classroom: A Teacher's Manual
1994
Box: 64 Folder : 12 Community Design Centers Profiles
1975-1976
Box: 69 Folder : 8 Community Information Center Proposal
1967
Box: 70 Folder : 1 Community Revitalization in the South Bronx: The Bronx Center
1993
Box: 64 Folder : 13 Corrective Capitalism: The Rise of America's Community Development Corporations
1987
Box: 64 Folder : 14 Creating Public Access to the Brooklyn Waterfront
1990-1992
Box: 70 Folder : 2-3 Decentralizing Parks Services in New York City
1975
Box: 64 Folder : 15 El Vedado pa' la gente
2017
Box: 65 Folder : 1 Enhancing Vienna's Knowledge Culture
1994
Box: 65 Folder : 2 Evidence Matters Publication
2016
Box: 70 Folder : 5 Future of Camden City New Jersey Publication
2001
Box: 65 Folder : 3 Governor's Island Land Use Study
1997
Box: 70 Folder : 6 Holding Ground, Made in Brooklyn, and Squatters Documentaries
1996
Box: 70 Folder : 7 HOME Program, Japan
1993
Box: 116 Folder : 9 Household Diversity in Revitalizing Neighborhoods
1984
Box: 65 Folder : 4 Housing Abandonment: Does Rent Control Make a Difference?
1981
Box: 65 Folder : 5 Housing in the Balance: Seeking a Comprehensive Policy for City-Owned Housing
1993
Box: 70 Folder : 8 Howard Golden Press Releases
1996
Box: 65 Folder : 6 I.S. 201 Complex Community Information Manual
1968-1969
Box: 73 Folder : 6 The Imperative of Deghettoization: An Answer to Piven and Cloward
1967
Box: 73 Folder : 7 The Indigenous Times
1995
Box: 65 Folder : 7 Integrating Housing and Welfare Assistance
1987-1988
Box: 65 Folder : 8 Joel T. Werth and David Bryant -- A Guide to Neighborhood Planning
1979
Box: 66 Folder : 7 The Local Official's Guide to the Community Reinvestment Act
1990
Box: 65 Folder : 9 Los Sures Southside Housing Development Fund, Inc.
1972-1982
Box: 66 Folder : 8 The Los Sures Moderate Rehabilitation Study Committee
1974
Box: 70 Folder : 10 Manufacturing Partnership of PICCED and NYIRN
1994
Box: 65 Folder : 10 Methods of Urban Impact Analysis: Neighborhood Self-Help Development
1978
Box: 70 Folder : 11 Metropolis Magazine
2001-2002
Box: 70 Folder : 12 Miscellaneous News Clippings
1994-1997
Box: 116 Folder : 6 Mississippi Action for Community Education -- The Delta Foundation
1980
Box: 70 Folder : 13 MultipliCity Confronting Change -- Programs for Sustainable Planning and Development
2015-2016
Box: 70 Folder : 14 Neighborhood Capacity Building: Part I, Technical and Management
1983
Box: 70 Folder : 15 Neighborhood Development Newsletter -- American Planning Association Technical Division
1981
Box: 66 Folder : 9 The Neighborhood Housing Movement
1977
Box: 65 Folder : 11 Neighborhood Planning Primer
1980
Box: 70 Folder : 17 News Clippings (Pratt)
1997
Box: 66 Folder : 10 The New York 2030 Notebook -- Institute for Urban Design
2008
Box: 66 Folder : 11 The New York City In Rem Housing Program -- New York Urban Coalition
1985
Box: 70 Folder : 16 New York Self Help Handbook -- Citizens Committee for New York City Inc
1977
Box: 65 Folder : 13 New York Urban Coalition Annual Report and Program Plan
1976-1977
Box: 65 Folder : 14 New York Urban Coalition Housing Rehabilitation Task Force
1976
Box: 65 Folder : 12 New World Foundation Report on Community Self Help
1980
Box: 65 Folder : 15 No Heat No Rent: An Urban Solar and Energy Conservation Manual
1977
Box: 65 Folder : 16 Planning in a World City: New York and Its Communities
1996
Box: 65 Folder : 17-19 Pratt Center Partners and Allies
1971-1988
Box: 66 Folder : 1 Reforming the Community Development Program: the Key to Housing Rehabilitation
1979
Box: 66 Folder : 2 Report of the Governor's Housing Task Force New York State Devember -- NYS Housing Task Force
1988
Box: 72 Folder : 6 Roberta Gratz -- Miscellaneous
1997-1999
Box: 72 Folder : 5 Roberta Gratz -- The Soho Syndrome
1996
Box: 66 Folder : 3 Safe at Home: Yankee Stadium in the Bronx
1998
Box: 66 Folder : 4 Small Retail Business Study Commission
1986
Box: 69 Folder : 1 "Smart Growth" Built in Advantages Article in City Limits
1999
Box: 66 Folder : 5 Still Off the Track: A Study of Subway Service -- NY Public Interest Research Center, Inc.
1983
Box: 72 Folder : 7 Street Housing Special
1975-1976
Box: 72 Folder : 8 Street Magazine 1975 Special Charter Revision
1975-1976
Box: 72 Folder : 9-12 Street Magazine of the Environment
1972-1975
Box: 73 Folder : 1-2 Street Magazine of the Environment
1972-1975
Box: 73 Folder : 3 Study of Housing Produced by Nonprofit Organizations
1988
Box: 73 Folder : 8 Uprooting Poverty Through Community Development Article in City Limits
1990
Box: 116 Folder : 7 Weeksville Then and Now
1994
Box: 73 Folder : 9 Working Papers to Explore the Needs to Recognize and Support Initiative for Community Self-Help
1980

Sub-series 4.3: Foundations

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 66 Folder : 12 A Manual for Hosting a Local Forum on Community-Based Development
1988
Box: 66 Folder : 13 A Public-Private Venture to Revitalize the South Bronx
1980
Box: 66 Folder : 14 A Report on the Blackout Looting
1978
Box: 66 Folder : 15 Encouraging Stability, Peace and Justice in the International Order
1987
Box: 66 Folder : 16 Famicos Foundation
1981-1982
Box: 67 Folder : 1 Ford Foundation
1994
Box: 67 Folder : 2 Ford Foundation and Other Grants
1987-1988
Box: 67 Folder : 3 Ford Foundation and The Consumer-Farmer Cooperator
1977-1987
Box: 67 Folder : 4 Ford Foundation Conference Papers
1951-1985
Box: 67 Folder : 5 Ford Foundation PRI Loan
1987
Box: 67 Folder : 6 Ford Foundation Urban Poverty Program
1988-1989
Box: 67 Folder : 7 Ford Internship
1991-1996
Box: 67 Folder : 8 Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
1981-1984
Box: 67 Folder : 9 Fundraising Files
1975-1993
Box: 67 Folder : 10 George Soros and the Cloverleaf Plan
1994-1996
Box: 67 Folder : 11 Neighborhoood Land Disposition Plan: East New York/New Lots
1992
Box: 67 Folder : 12 PICCED Miscellaneous Proposals
1996
Box: 67 Folder : 13 Pratt Center Education Exchange -- Proposals
1991-1996
Box: 67 Folder : 14 PRI Loan
1987
Box: 67 Folder : 15 Program-Related Investments Review Paper
1987
Box: 68 Folder : 1 Rockefeller Foundation Mohonk
2002
Box: 68 Folder : 2 Rural Poverty and Resource Management
1987
Box: 68 Folder : 3 Staff Conference on Urban Community Initiatives
1989
Box: 68 Folder : 4 Support for Emerging Community Development Corporations
1983
Box: 68 Folder : 5 The AIDS Challenge: A Ford Foundation Response
1987
Box: 68 Folder : 6 The Education and Culture Program's Minority Teacher Education Program
1988
Box: 116 Folder : 8 The Ford Foundation -- Leadership in Affecting Poverty
1987
Box: 68 Folder : 7 The Ford Foundation Developing Country Programs
1987
Box: 68 Folder : 8 The Ford Foundation Program on Education and Culture
1987
Box: 68 Folder : 9 The Ford Foundation: Leadership in Affecting Poverty
1987
Box: 68 Folder : 10 The Ford Foundation: Pluralism and Diversity
1987
Box: 68 Folder : 11 The Potential for Program-Related Investments in the Ford Foundation's Developing Country Programs
1987
Box: 68 Folder : 12 Urban Institutions Program Report and National Conference Proceedings
1988
Box: 68 Folder : 13 Urban Poverty Program/Workshop for Emerging Community Development Corporations
1984
Box: 68 Folder : 14 What Ever Happened to Poverty Alleviation?
1987
Box: 68 Folder : 15 Women and Children in Poverty: Reproductive Health and Child Survival
1987

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