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Communities and the Stimulus Package

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:06:54 | 90201 views

On May 11th, a group of community leaders from across the nation gathered in New York to discuss what they are doing locally to improve their communities with the stimulus money. MIT graduate student researchers Uyen Le and Sarah Nusser...

Brooklyn: What is the ideal community?

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:04:17 | 61288 views

Residents of Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn are being displaced as gentrification forces them out. In the face of a changing neighborhood, these Brooklyn voices describe their ideal community.

Brooklyn: Rotten Fruit

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:02:44 | 37258 views

Residents in the Bed-Stuy neighborhood of Brooklyn discuss their frustrations with food choice and grocery shopping. Even as the neighborhood changes and new stores come in, sometimes the prodicts are so expensive that local people can'...

Brooklyn: For the Love of Brownstones

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:01:46 | 54783 views

Two friends, one a lifetime Bed-Stuy Brooklyn resident, and the other a Harlem native, talk about their love of New York Brownstones.

Harlan County, Kentucky: What Happe...

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:06:14 | 68192 views

Elmer Lloyd, a proud former coal miner, struggles to come to terms with his prize fishpond becoming a polluted acid pond at the hands of a coal company.

Harlan County, Kentucky: McKinley S...

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:04:06 | 44438 views

McKinley Sumner heard a sound his backyard one day, and realized something wasn't right. When he walked to the edge of his property line, he found tractors from the abutting coal mine digging into his land. Soon he saw his local creek,...

CityScope Peru: Elizabeth's Story

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:01:18 | 37688 views

Elizabeth is a 12-year-old girl from Tambo de Mora, Peru. in 2007, her town was destroyed by an earthquake. Hear her words, and see the pictures she has taken of her town in this short audio slideshow.

CityScope Peru

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:08:23 | 49621 views

In the spring semester of 2008, a mixed class of grad and undergrad students, including architects, urban planners, and engineers, worked in Tambo de Mora, a town on Peru's southern coast that was ruined by a earthquake a year before our...

CoLaborative Thesis: 6 Conversations

CoLaborative Thesis: 6 Conversations

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:03:08 | 16648 views

six master in city planning CoLaborative thesis writers publicly presented their research on Regenerating Local Economies. Presentations were on Wednesday through Friday, April 21-23. Credits CoLaborative Thesis In order of appearan...

Makin' A Way Where There is No Way: Small Business in Camden, NJ

Makin' A Way Where There is No Way:...

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:04:14 | 13248 views

Sixteen small business owners share their stories, demonstrating small business development is one way to transform the post-industrial city of Camden, NJ. This photo slide show was produced from research completed for a Masters in City ...

CoLaborative Thesis Group

CoLaborative Thesis Group

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:02:02 | 12702 views

Six students - working with MIT faculty, CoLab staff, and a range of community partners - have collaborated on their thesis research throughout the year by sharing their research discoveries, crafting intellectual connections across thei...

Mama Jennifer

Mama Jennifer

Added almost 8 years ago | 00:02:01 | 11015 views

Part for of the Who's on Broad series.

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