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Guide to the Ronald Shiffman collection on the Pratt Center for Community Development 2013.023

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Collection processed by Maggie Schreiner and Kevina Tidwell. Digital materials processed by Erica López in 2019.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 30, 2020
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Container List

Series 1: Community Planning Projects

Scope and Contents

This series documents Shiffman and the Pratt Center's involvement in community planning for and in opposition to major redevelopment projects throughout New York City, primarily from the mid-1980s through the 2010s. This series includes a substantial amount of materials pertaining to the redevelopment of Lower Manhattan and Chinatown after September 11th, as well as the redevelopment of the Greenpoint and Williamsburg waterfronts through a 197a plan. Other redevelopment projects included in this series are Red Hook, the Gowanus Canal, the Atlantic Yards, and the Columbia University expansion. There are also some materials pertaining to the rebuilding of Coney Island following Hurricane Sandy. Materials in this series include strategic plans, outreach materials, meeting notes and correspondence, planning documents, evaluation forms and others.

Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically by topic.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 197a Plan for the Revitalization of Bronx Community District #3
1985
Box: 110 Folder : 1 42nd Street Light Rail Boulevard
1995-2000
Box: 4 Folder : 1 9/11 AIA New York New Visions (American Institute of Architects)
2001-2002
Box: 1 Folder : 2 9/11 An Info Net for Lower Manhattan -- GCPE Summer 2002 Studio
2002
Box: 1 Folder : 4 9/11 Civic Alliance -- Listening to the City
2002
Box: 1 Folder : 3 9/11 Civic Alliance -- Listening to the City II
2002
Box: 1 Folder : 5-6 9/11 Civic Alliance -- RPA Regional Plan Association
2002
Box: 1 Folder : 7 9/11 Empire State Transportation Alliance
2001
Box: 1 Folder : 8 9/11 Evaluation Forms 1 7/20/02
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 1 9/11 Evaluation Forms 2 7/20/02
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 2 9/11 Evaluation Forms 3 7/20/02
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 3 9/11 Evaluation Forms 4 7/20/02
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 4 9/11 Evaluation Forms 5 7/20/02
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 5 9/11 Evaluation Forms 6 7/20/02
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 6 9/11 Evaluation Forms 7 7/20/02
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 7 9/11 Evaluation Forms 7/22/02
2002
Box: 3 Folder : 1 9/11 Evaluation Forms Foreign Language
2002
Box: 3 Folder : 2 9/11 Jobs with Justice -- Good Jobs New York
2001-2003
Box: 3 Folder : 3 9/11 Labor Community Advocacy Network (LCAN)
2001-2003
Box: 3 Folder : 4 9/11 Libeskind, Daniel
2003
Box: 3 Folder : 5 9/11 MAS -- Imagine New York
2001-2003
Box: 3 Folder : 6 9/11 Mayor Bloomberg
2002-2003
Box: 3 Folder : 7 9/11 Memorial
2000-2002
Box: 3 Folder : 8 9/11 Miscellaneous
2002
Box: 3 Folder : 9 9/11 New York 2050
2002-2003
Box: 3 Folder : 10 9/11 New York Immigration Coalition
2001-2002
Box: 4 Folder : 2 9/11 News Clippings
1980-2003
Box: 3 Folder : 11 9/11 PICCED
2001-2002
Box: 4 Folder : 3-5 9/11 Raw Data From Tables 7/20-7/22
2002
Box: 5 Folder : 1 9/11 Recovery
2001-2002
Box: 4 Folder : 6 9/11 Ron's Emails
2001-2002
Box: 4 Folder : 7 9/11 University Settlement / Rebuild Coalition / Helen Lee
2001-2002
Box: 4 Folder : 8 9/11 Weblab Online Dialog
1999-2002
Box: 4 Folder : 9 9/11 Women's City Club of New York
2002
Box: 5 Folder : 2 A Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
1968-1977
Box: 142 Item : 449 A Chance to Dream -- Rebuilding Lower Manhattan

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 1:30:00

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Box: 143 Item : 398 A Chance to Dream: Rebuilding Lower Manhattan

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 1:00:00

2002
Box: 5 Folder : 3 A Community-Based Development Strategy for South Africa
1990
Box: 108 Folder : 1 A Community-Based Development Strategy for South Africa
1990-1995
Box: 5 Folder : 4 A Survey of Industrial Planning in Steinway
1982
Box: 5 Folder : 5 ACORN Rebuilding After Hurricane Katrina
2006
Box: 143 Item : 401 American Planning Association Annual Awards Program

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 0:30:00

1999
Box: 5 Folder : 6 Areas of Strength/Areas of Opportunity - South Bronx Development Office
1979
Box: 5 Folder : 7 Astoria/Steinway
1982-1983
Box: 5 Folder : 8 Atlantic Yards
1984-2007
Box: 6 Folder : 1 Atlantic Yards
2006
Box: 5 Folder : 9-12 Atlantic Yards, Ratner Unity Plan
1984-2007
Box: 6 Folder : 2 Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza New York Times Article 2000
1997-2000
Box: 6 Folder : 3 Brian Sullivan's Center
1985-1986
Box: 6 Folder : 4 Bridges, Greenpoint/Williamsburg Waterfront Plan
1995
Box: 6 Folder : 5 Bronx
2005-2007
Box: 6 Folder : 6-7 Bronx Center Planning
1992-1994
Box: 6 Folder : 8 Bronx Court Complex Proposal
1995-1998
Box: 6 Folder : 9 Bronx Melrose Commons
1993
Box: 6 Folder : 10 Brooklyn Borough President Planning RFP
1992
Box: 6 Folder : 11 Brooklyn Bridge Park Coalition
1999-2000
Box: 6 Folder : 12 Brooklyn Community District 1
1990-1998
Box: 6 Folder : 13 Brooklyn Coordinating Council
1983
Box: 6 Folder : 14 Brooklyn Photographs
1970-2000
Box: 6 Folder : 15 Brooklyn Sports II -- PICCED Stadium Impact Study for New York State Urban Coalition
1986-1991
Box: 6 Folder : 16 Brooklyn's Renaissance -- The Community Housing Movement
1986
Box: 6 Folder : 17 Camden Master Plan, Community Outreach Plan
2001
Box: 6 Folder : 18 Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Opportunities Criminal Justice Project
2001
Box: 7 Folder : 1-2 Center for Community Change
1981-1996
Box: 110 Folder : 9-10 Central Brooklyn Model Cities Plan
1969
Box: 111 Folder : 1-2 Central Brooklyn Model Cities Plan
1969
Box: 7 Folder : 3 Chinatown Association
2000-2001
Box: 7 Folder : 4-6 Civic Alliance Meetings
2001-2002
Box: 8 Folder : 1 Civic Alliance Meetings
2001-2002
Box: 8 Folder : 2 Civic Alliance Planning and Design Workshop
2002
Box: 8 Folder : 3-5 Civic Alliance Rebuild After 911
2002-2003
Box: 7 Folder : 7-9 Civic Alliance, LCAN, RDOT, Imagine New York, PICCED. Post 911 Listening to the City 1
2001-2003
Box: 8 Folder : 6 Civil Planning and Sustainable Development
2000
Box: 8 Folder : 7 Columbia University1987 Planning Studio Williamsburg/Greenpoint
1987
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Community Board 9 Manhattan
2005-2007
Box: 9 Folder : 2 Community Board 9 Manhattan 197a Plan
2004
Box: 9 Folder : 3 Community Consulting Services Reports
1999-2001
Box: 9 Folder : 4 Community Design Centers Article
2000
Box: 9 Folder : 5-7 Community District 9 197a Plan Columbia University
2005-2007
Box: 10 Folder : 1-7 Community District 9 197a Plan Columbia University
2005-2007
Box: 10 Folder : 8 Community Planning Handbook Shiffman
1973
Box: 11 Folder : 1 Community Viability Focus Group Meeting
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 2 Community Viability Working Group
1994
Box: 143 Item : 378 Compliments of Greenpoint Video Project

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 2:00:00

undated
Box: 11 Folder : 3 Comprehensive and Integrative Planning for Community Development
1990
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Comprehensive and Integrative Planning Shiffman/Motley
1990
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Comprehensive Manhattan Waterfront Plan
1992
Box: 11 Folder : 7 Coney Island Recovery, Adaptation, Mitigation, and Planning (RAMP)
2013-2018
Box: 11 Folder : 6 Coney Island Sustainable Communities Studio
2013
Box: 142 Item : 426 Conference on Neighborhood Conservation

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

.25" Helical Scan Video. Runtime: 0:30:00

undated
Box: 11 Folder : 8 Crown Heights
1981
Box: 142 Item : 438 CUNY Forum -- Redeveloping Ground Zero: What is to be Done?

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 2:00:00

March 19, 2002
Box: 11 Folder : 9 Density and Social Justice
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 10 Downtown Brooklyn Conceptual Designs
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 11 East Midtown Coalition for Sensible Development
2000-2001
Box: 11 Folder : 12 East New York
1985
Box: 11 Folder : 13 East River
2000
Box: 11 Folder : 14 Father Panik Village, Bridgeport Connecticut
1986-1987
Box: 11 Folder : 15 Fifth Avenue Committee
1995-2000
Box: 11 Folder : 16 Flatbush Development Corporation (FDC)
1982-1988
Box: 11 Folder : 17 Flatbush Development Corporation 1989
1989-1991
Box: 11 Folder : 18 Flint Michigan Preliminary Proposal Police/Fire
1981
Box: 11 Folder : 19 Flint Neighborhood Improvement and Preservation Project
1984
Box: 12 Folder : 1 Flushing Bedford
1999
Box: 12 Folder : 2 Fox Hills
1981
Box: 12 Folder : 3 Fulton Park Development Corporation
1984
Box: 12 Folder : 4 Gowanus Canal
1993
Box: 12 Folder : 5 Gowanus Canal
1993-1998
Box: 12 Folder : 6 Gowanus Canal Development Corporation 1989
1986-1993
Box: 12 Folder : 7 Gowanus Canal Development Corproation
1986-1987
Box: 12 Folder : 8 Grand Concourse Clippings
1981-1988
Box: 14 Folder : 6 Greenpoint / Williamsburg 197a Plan and Mobil Oil Spill
1996-1997
Box: 14 Folder : 7-10 Greenpoint / Williamsburg Waterfront
1997-2003
Box: 14 Folder : 11 Greenpoint / Williamsburg Waterfront
2003
Box: 12 Folder : 9-11 Greenpoint 197a
1997-2001
Box: 12 Folder : 12 Greenpoint 197a 1/24/99
1998-1999
Box: 12 Folder : 13 Greenpoint 197a Newspaper
1998
Box: 12 Folder : 14 Greenpoint 197a Plan
1999
Box: 13 Folder : 1 Greenpoint 197a Plan
1998-1999
Box: 13 Folder : 2 Greenpoint and Williamsburg 197a Plans
2000
Box: 13 Folder : 3 Greenpoint Data
1989-1998
Box: 13 Folder : 4 Greenpoint Historic District Designation Report
1982
Box: 13 Folder : 5-7 Greenpoint Newspapers
1993-1998
Box: 14 Folder : 1 Greenpoint Terminal Market
1999-2000
Box: 14 Folder : 2 Greenpoint Video Project
1998-2000
Box: 143 Item : 374 Greenpoint Video Project, BargeMusic at Fulton Ferry Landing

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 0:28:00

undated
Box: 143 Item : 404 Greenpoint Video Project, Comprehensive Survey Tape

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 2:00:00

1998-1999
Box: 143 Item : 406 Greenpoint Video Project, George Trakas on Newtown Creek, Department of Environmental Protection Boat Trip, Waterfront Survey, Panorama of Greenpoint Waterfront from Across the East River

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 2:00:00

1999
Box: 143 Item : 405 Greenpoint Video Project, NAG Public Hearing at Van Arsdale High School Auditorium, Pier 63 Waterfest; and Interview with Adam Brown President of the Working Waterfront Association, and Two Works in Progress -- Greenpoint's Backyard and Greenpoint's Waterfront Access

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 2:00:00

1998-1999
Box: 143 Item : 376 Greenpoint Video Project, Pete Seeger at Gantry Plaza

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 0:28:00

undated
Box: 143 Item : 377 Greenpoint Video Project, Revealing the Edges: Communities and Infrastructure Along the Waterfront, with the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance Community Design Team

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 0:28:00

undated
Box: 14 Folder : 3 Greenpoint Waterfront
1980
Box: 14 Folder : 4 Greenpoint Williamsburg Compared with Lessons Shared
1998
Box: 14 Folder : 5 Greenpoint Zoning
1979
Box: 143 Item : 383 GWAPP

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 0:30:00

undated
Box: 14 Folder : 12 Herbert Von King Park Neighborhood Study
1988
Box: 14 Folder : 13 Housing Quality -- Melrose Issues
1994
Box: 15 Folder : 1 Hunters Point Community Coalition
1995-1999
Box: 138 Item : 299 Hunters Point, Long Island City: A Neighborhood in Transition; Restoring Vision -- An Exhibit at Pratt

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 2:00:00

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Box: 15 Folder : 2 Imagine New York and Rebuilding After 9/11
2002-2003
Box: 15 Folder : 3 Implementation of a Sound Urban Renewal Program
1964
Box: 15 Folder : 4 Konheim and Ketcham -- Big Box
1995-1997
Box: 15 Folder : 5 Konheim and Ketcham -- Miscellaneous
1995-1998
Box: 15 Folder : 6 Lessons in Community-Based Planning: The Case of Red Hook
1996-1999
Box: 15 Folder : 7 Listening to the City
2002
Box: 15 Folder : 8 Livingston Corridor Plan
1998
Box: 15 Folder : 9 Long Island City Rezoning
2001
Box: 15 Folder : 10 Lower Density Zoning
1989-1990
Box: 15 Folder : 11 Lower East Side
1981-1983
Box: 15 Folder : 12-13 Lower Manhattan
2001-2002
Box: 16 Folder : 1 Lower Manhattan
2001
Box: 16 Folder : 2 Manhattan's Waterfront Map
1996
Box: 16 Folder : 3 McCarren Park Pool Architects Report
1999
Box: 16 Folder : 4 Mega-Cities
1995
Box: 16 Folder : 5 Milbank Franley
1982-1983
Box: 16 Folder : 6 Model Cities Application
1967
Box: 16 Folder : 7-8 Myrtle Avenue Coalition
1979-1980
Box: 16 Folder : 9 National Congress of Neighborhood Women
2018
Box: 16 Folder : 10 Neighborhood Preservation in New York City Comprehensive Planning Workshop
1973
Box: 16 Folder : 11 New York 2050, Predates Bloomberg Effort
2003-2004
Box: 16 Folder : 12 Northside Correspondence
1973-1976
Box: 16 Folder : 13 Old Brooklyn District
1999
Box: 16 Folder : 14 PICCED Role in the Rebuilding of New York City
2001
Box: 16 Folder : 15 Planning Progress 1961 City Planning Commission
1961
Box: 16 Folder : 17 Port Morris Bronx
1997
Box: 17 Folder : 1 Post 9/11 LCAN Civic Alliance
2003
Box: 17 Folder : 7 Pratt -- MILA Photographs
1991
Box: 17 Folder : 2 Pratt Area Community Council Fort Greene
1981-1989
Box: 17 Folder : 3 Pratt Center Planning and Community Development
1980-1995
Box: 17 Folder : 4 Pratt Center Planning and Community Development -- Advocacy Planning at Pratt
1993
Box: 17 Folder : 5 Pratt Center Planning and Community Development -- Brochure Project
1980
Box: 142 Item : 450 Pratt Institute Center for Community Development -- A Chance to Dream: Rebuilding Lower Manhattan

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS NTSC SUBMASTER 525/60. Runtime: 0:54:13

2003
Box: 17 Folder : 6 Pratt Summer Planning Studio 1996 Greenpoint Waterfront
1996
Box: 16 Folder : 16 Prospect Lefferts Gardens Neighborhood Association (PLGNA )
1982-1983
Box: 17 Folder : 8 Rebuild Chinatown
2002-2003
Box: 17 Folder : 9 Rebuild Chinatown Initiative
2001-2002
Box: 17 Folder : 10-12 Rebuilding New York City
2001-2002
Box: 18 Folder : 1-2 Rebuilding New York City
2001-2002
Box: 18 Folder : 3-5 Red Hook
1992-1996
Box: 18 Folder : 6-7 Red Hook 197a
1993-1995
Box: 18 Folder : 8 Red Hook Zoning Summary
1993
Box: 18 Folder : 9 Red Hook: A Plan for Community Regeneration
1996
Box: 19 Folder : 1 Regional Plan Association
1997
Box: 19 Folder : 2 Regional Plan Association Brooklyn Waterfront Grenway Plan
1998
Box: 19 Folder : 3 Riverside South
1992
Box: 142 Item : 428 Ron Shiffman, Red Hook Master

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

.25" Helical Scan Video. Runtime: 0:30:00

undated
Box: 142 Item : 446 Selections from the Greenpoint Video Project -- The 1999 Waterfront Conference; Adam Brown, Working Waterfront Association; The Waterfront Museum, Red Hook; The Restoration of Newtown Creek; Greenpoint's Waterfront Access; Pier 63—a July 4th Canceled; The Floating Pool

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 2:00:00

2001
Box: 142 Item : 445 Selections from the Greenpoint Video Project -- Waterfront Conference, Waterfront Museum, Greenpoint's Waterfront Access, Pier 63—A July 4th Canceled, The Floating Pool, Brownfields Conference, 1st Day Closing Remarks and City Hall Reception

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 2:00:00

undated
Box: 142 Item : 444 Selections from the Greenpoint Video Projects -- O.U.T.R.A.G.E. and The Watchperson Project

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 0:45:00

undated
Box: 19 Folder : 4 South Bronx
1981-1982
Box: 19 Folder : 5 Sports Stadium Brooklyn Sports Complex Development Study
1986-1988
Box: 19 Folder : 6 St Nicks Planning Technical Assistance Saint Nicholas Neighborhood Preservation Corporation
2000
Box: 19 Folder : 7 Staten Island Photographs
1980-2017
Box: 19 Folder : 8 Strategic Plan for Brooklyn Empowerment Zone
1998
Box: 19 Folder : 9-10 Student Studies, Various -- Sunset Park, Wyandanch NY
2010
Box: 19 Folder : 11 Survey of Bronx Organizations -- Ford Foundation
1979
Box: 19 Folder : 12 Testimony May 3, 2001
2000-2001
Box: 19 Folder : 13 The Downtown Association
2002
Box: 19 Folder : 14 The Parks Council
1989-1992
Box: 19 Folder : 15 Town Planning Post Auschwitz -- Personal Reflections
2000
Box: 20 Folder : 1 Two Trees Proposal -- Downtown Brooklyn Waterfront, Interbridge Area
1998
Box: 20 Folder : 2 United Jewish Organizations Miscellaneous
1998-2000
Box: 20 Folder : 3 Williamsburg 197a Waterfront Plan
1999-2000
Box: 110 Folder : 2-4 Williamsburg 197a Waterfront Plan
1998-2000
Box: 20 Folder : 4 Williamsburg Bridge Area Rezoning
1997
Box: 20 Folder : 5 Williamsburg Waterfront 197a Plan
2002

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