recordonline reports: NYC grad students pitch 12 plans to boost Newburgh

“CITY OF NEWBURGH – Months of visits, meetings with local groups and data-gathering culminated on Dec. 6 when dozens of Columbia University graduate students unveiled 12 ideas for reinvigorating the City of Newburgh. A food-distribution center, a metal-recycling complex and a recreational hub at Muchattoes Lake are among the projects that urban design students at […]

Mid Hudson Times features Columbia Urban Design students’ site installations

From the article: “What would you like to see happen in the city?” asked Columbia graduate student Andrew Hite of passers-by as he stood outside of Martha café on Liberty Street. Hite invited locals to write their thoughts down on index cards attached to a colorful message board perched on the sidewalk. “What is this?” a […]

Columbia grad students aim to improve Newburgh CITY OF NEWBURGH – At the southwest corner of Broadway and Liberty Street, on the vacant lot next to the Ritz Theater, City of Newburgh residents got 20 seconds to race toward a cluster of boxes and choose those marked with the amenities they considered most-needed. On the sidewalk outside Martha café, people scribbled […]

Newburgh Restoration blog: Columbia University Site Visit “What a day is was in Newburgh on Saturday! Forty nine students and faculty from Columbia University disbursed throughout 12 sites in the city. I personally could not make it, but I wish I did! The students paid attention to ideas and areas that are dire need of help in the city; everything from the empty […]