1. Expert Faculty: Ron Shiffman, Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Professor

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    Ron Shiffman (B.S. Architecture '61, M.S. City and Regional Planning '66)--co-founder of the Pratt Center for Community Development--has spent more than fifty years working to promote community-based…

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    • Expert Faculty and Staff: Joan Byron

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      Joan Byron talks about the Pratt Center for Community Development's recent study of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, authored by Senior Fellow Jen Becker. The Navy Yard study is one of a number of center projects…

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      • Red Oaks Apartments Multifamily Building

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        When the West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing, Inc. (WSFSSH) decided to invest in energy efficiency measures that would lower energy costs at its multifamily buildings, management…

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        • Apex Engineering, P.C. Located in New York City and services all five boroughs

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          Mario Viscovich, a professional engineer, runs his own Engineering and Contracting company, Apex Engineering, P.C. Mario wanted to learn the best ways for homeowners to save energy and enrolled in…

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          • Gerry Singleton, Flushing Single-Family House RetroFit

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            Gerry Singleton was interested in making his house more energy efficient to help lower his energy costs and protect himself from future utility rate hikes. His first step was to have a home energy…

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            • Building Hope: The CDC Oral History Project

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              Community development corporations (CDCs) struggle to address problems of social, economic, and physical distress in low and moderate-income communities throughout the United States. Their fundamental…

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