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Livability Survey Results & Major Findings

About | 2013 Summit for NYC | 2012 Summit for NYC | 2011 Summit for NYC | 2010 Summit for NYC | Livability Survey & Major Findings | The MAS Survey on Livability is a broad-based engagement mechanism that invites a statistically representative sample of New Yorkers to share their feedback on key local issues [...]

Jane’s Walk 2014

Jane’s Walk NYC On Saturday and Sunday, May 3-4, thousands of New Yorkers will take their eyes to the streets for Jane’s Walk NYC: 100+ free guided walks throughout New York’s five boroughs. Jane’s Walks are organized and led by urban enthusiasts, animators and organizations that celebrate Jane Jacobs’ legacy. The walks get New Yorkers [...]

Bronx 2014

May 3, 2014 May 4, 2014

2013 Jane Jacobs Medalists Announced

MAS proudly congratulates the recipients of The Rockefeller Foundation’s 2013 Jane Jacobs Medal — Bette Midler and Ian Marvy. The Medals, administered by MAS, are awarded annually to recipients whose work creates new ways of seeing and understanding New York City, challenges traditional assumptions and creatively uses the urban environment to make New York City [...]

Adopt-A-Monument Works in the Bronx

The challenge following conservation of outdoor sculpture is to provide consistent care to prevent deterioration. Through endowed maintenance funds raised over the years, Phyllis Cohen oversees the stewardship of these historic works of art that are part of the MAS Adopt-A-Monument program. Some pieces require relatively straightforward treatments, like washing and waxing a bronze statue, [...]

Spotlight on the Arts in Communities

Through Spotlight on the Arts in Communities, MAS will highlight the organizations and individuals making New York City a more livable city through arts and cultural work.  We invited the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco) to contribute the inaugural post for this new series on the MAS blog. WHEDco has worked for twenty [...]

Deadline Extended for the Yolanda Garcia Community Planner Award

There’s still time to nominate an exceptional community planner for the 2013 Yolanda Garcia Community Planner Award!  Do know someone who has worked on a place-based community plan?  Is self-taught? Uses an inclusive, community-driven approach to effect change? MAS and We Stay/Nos Quedamos are now accepting nominations for the 2013 Yolanda Garcia Community

Hunts Point and Oaks Point in the Bronx

BROADWAY: 1000 Steps | Walk Broadway from the Battery to the Bronx | Part 6

BROADWAY: 1000 Steps | Walk Broadway from the Battery to the Bronx | Part 5

BROADWAY: 1000 Steps | Walk Broadway from the Battery to the Bronx | Part 4

BROADWAY: 1000 Steps | Walk Broadway from the Battery to the Bronx | Part 3

BROADWAY: 1000 Steps | Walk Broadway from the Battery to the Bronx | Part 2

BROADWAY: 1000 Steps | Walk Broadway from the Battery to the Bronx | Part 1

University Heights, The Bronx: A National Historic Landmark Is Born