Do you want to transform public spaces into vibrant interactive places? Spearhead projects that prioritize bikers and walkers? Improve our public transportation systems? Promote energy efficient buildings? Revitalize our blighted neighborhoods? Infuse art and creativity into our urban spaces? We all have thoughts and ideas on any of these topics. Let’s collaborate.

This group is meant to bring together urbanists, planners, designers, environmentalists, artists, developers and anyone else interested in infusing our streets, neighborhoods and cities with innovation. The goal is to network, talk, interact, exchange thoughts and ideas, collaborate on projects, and turn fascinating ideas into concrete initiatives.

We will meet once or twice a month, often at an urban space that is open to suggestions by you.

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Recent Meetups

  • June 29, 2013 · 11:00 AM

    Hack the City with Kids

    3 Urbanists

    Why is it always the grown-ups who get to shape the future, when it’s our kids who have to live there? That doesn’t make any sense at all! URBAN SPACEship is teaming up... Learn more
  • May 4, 2013 · 11:00 AM

    IDEAS CITY 2013

    27 Urbanists | 5.00 5.003

    URBAN SPACEship and Place It! were selected to take part in IDEAS CITY, a festival organized by the New Museum to explore the future of cities around the globe with the... Learn more
  • April 27, 2013 · 12:00 PM

    Neighborday Public Space Project

    20 Urbanists | 5.00 5.002 | 12 Photos

    Let's get neighborly! For Neighborday this Saturday, we're going to be creating a colorful public space by the Broadway branch of the Queens Library in Astoria, and... Learn more
  • April 6, 2013 · 1:00 PM

    Street Seats Mapping Party!

    8 Urbanists | 4.50 4.502

    Let's join Street Plans Collaborative, CNU New York, and Neighborland for an afternoon of exploration & street seat mapping! The Street Plans Collaborative has created... Learn more
  • February 27, 2013 · 6:30 PM

    URBAN SPACE PROJECT :: Planning + Implementation

    14 Urbanists

    Get ready for next Wednesday's follow-up meetup, where we'll choose and start planning our collaborative URBAN SPACEship-Neighborland project. We had aimed to walk away... Learn more
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  • New Member
    Alyssa K Alyssa K joined
    April 7
    Alyssa K
    "Community and international development grad interested in urban design, planning, and sustainability.­"
  • New Member
    Ben Aronowicz Ben Aronowicz joined
    March 25
    Ben Aronowicz
    "I'm a new yorker with an affinity for public spaces and philosophical inquiry"
  • New Member
    Christina Christina­ joined
    March 23
    Christina
    "I'm a research consultant and theatremaker with interest in pubic space and its use."
  • New Member
    Terence Terence­ joined
    March 16
    Terence
    "Looking forward to meeting the group."
  • New Member
    James Byles James Byles joined
    March 9
    James Byles
    "Hi all. Working at Transport for London and NYC DOT at the moment."
  • New Member
    Rahna Jalashgar Rahna Jalashgar joined
    February 19
    Rahna Jalashgar
    ""I work in Non-Profit Development, am an Urban Affairs Graduate student and on the Board of the Tribeca Trust (tribecatrust.o­rg)""
  • New Member
    Ashwin Swamy Ashwin Swamy joined
    February 12
    Ashwin Swamy
    "Love cities, transportation and open space planning -- want to learn more!"
  • New Member
    Brianna Rozzi Brianna Rozzi joined
    January 29
    Brianna Rozzi
    "I use data to make money for advertisers. How can I use this skill for good??"
  • New Member
    Natalie Sandoval Natalie Sandoval joined
    January 26
    Natalie Sandoval
    "I am obsessed with parklets, bike riding, and public spaces."
 

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