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Friday, October 1, 2021

Historical Marker To Honor Ithaca Birthplace of Tuskegee Airman Verdelle Louis Payne

A chance connection led CRP's Professor Thomas J. Campanella to tell the story of Verdelle Louis Payne, Ithaca-born and among the first Black pilots from Upstate New York as well as a military pilot in the U.S. Armed Forces.


Thursday, September 23, 2021

States That Prioritized Access to Water at Height of Pandemic Saved Lives

Featured by the Cornell Chronicle, a paper by lead author and public policy expert Professor Mildred Warner, CRP, says states that implemented moratoria on water shutoffs to protect vulnerable citizens reported better public health outcomes.


Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Every Street Has Stories To Tell

A Cornell Research profile of historian and Professor of Planning Thomas Campanella describes his varied research interests and a signature writing style driven by enthusiasm, curiosity, and finding meaning in unexpected places.


Tuesday, August 24, 2021

New and Renewed: AAP's Fall 2021 Semester

The fall semester at AAP brings renewed energy with a host of new students, faculty, classes, and a welcome return of exhibitions, lectures, teaching, learning, and making at the Ithaca, New York City, and Rome campuses.


Friday, July 9, 2021

The Urban Everyday

Sophie Oldfield, incoming faculty and chair of the Department of City and Regional Planning shares experiences and thoughts on global differences, commonalities, and the complexity of urban life across layered geographies.


Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Sara Bronin, Newly Appointed Chair in Biden Administration, to Join Cornell AAP, Law School

The Cornell Daily Sun predicts Planning and Law students will learn from new CRP faculty Professor Sara Bronin's real-world experiences and expertise. This fall, Bronin will teach a course on historic preservation law.


Friday, June 25, 2021

Cornell AAP Welcomes New Faculty

Cornell AAP announces incoming faculty in the departments of Architecture, Art, and Planning, including the new department chair in art, and the incoming department chair in city and regional planning.


Thursday, June 24, 2021

Biden Administration Nominates Bronin for Historic Preservation Advisory Council Chair

Sara Bronin, new Cornell faculty with appointments in the Department of City and Regional Planning at AAP and the Cornell Law School, tapped by President Biden to advise historic preservation policy.


Thursday, June 17, 2021

Urbanization and The Challenge of Water Access

During Cornell's June 11 Virtual Reunion, an expert panel that included Professor Victoria Beard, CRP, discussed challenges of the next three decades in The Future of Cities, moderated by NPR's David Folkenflik '91.


Thursday, May 27, 2021

NYC Urban Design Course Technology Recaptures Humanity

Students in a new pilot course on Urban Design Strategies aim to improve livability of four NYC locations with the help of augmented- and virtual-reality.


Monday, May 17, 2021

Break it Down: CR0WD Task Force Forges Zero Waste Goals

CR0WD, a Cornell-powered, community-led task force works with New York State communities to promote thoughtful building deconstruction and highlight the environmental, cultural, and, economic value of salvage, reuse, and closed material flows.


Wednesday, May 12, 2021

M. Arthur "Art" Gensler Jr., 1935–2021

Alumnus, benefactor, and friend of Cornell and the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning M. Arthur "Art" Gensler Jr. (B.Arch. '58) passed away on Monday, May 10.


Monday, May 3, 2021

Grants Advance Social Sciences Research, Collaboration

A CCSS grant will help Suzanne Lanyi Charles, Assistant Professor in CRP, study whether the pandemic could lead to "The Next Wall Street Housing Grab" by publicly traded real estate investment trusts specializing in single-family rental housing.


Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Mellon Grant Boosts Collaborative Projects for Equity, Social Justice

The Cornell Chronicle reports the grant will extend the Mellon Collaborative Studies in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities. Its focus on social justice supports innovative, cross-disciplinary coursework, says AAP Dean Meejin Yoon.


Monday, March 22, 2021

Labor-friendly Laws Promote Local Economic Growth

In the Cornell Chronicle, new research by Professor Mildred Warner, CRP, shows that state laws designed to hinder union activity and indulge corporate entities do not enhance economic productivity.


Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Chusid, Segade, Warke Discuss Queer / Queering Spaces

CRP chair and associate professor Jeffrey Chusid, assistant professor of art Alexandro Segade, and associate professor of architecture Val Warke on how queer cultures occupy, redefine, and transform spaces ranging from personal to public.


Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Spring 2021: New Collaborations and Conversations at AAP

The semester ahead offers students and faculty new opportunities for cross-platform and cross-disciplinary collaboration within and beyond the college.


Monday, January 11, 2021

Gensler Family Endows, Names Cornell AAP NYC Program

M. Arthur Gensler and his family's recent $10 million endowment gift names and supports the future of AAP's thriving New York City program.


Thursday, December 10, 2020

AAP NYC Workshop Partners with Senator Sanders, Community Leaders in Southeast Queens

AAP NYC's Urban Planning Workshop partnered with NY Senator James Sanders, Jr. to address issues related to the effects of the pandemic on Queens District 10.


Friday, December 4, 2020

Migrations Virtual Interns Contribute to Megacity Migration Project

CRP's Victoria Beard aids Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Global Cornell study environmental impacts of relocating the Indonesian capital to biodiverse Borneo.


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