Our campaigns to promote a more livable New York City.

Through its advocacy, MAS protects New York’s legacy spaces, encourages thoughtful planning and urban design, and fosters complete neighborhoods across the five boroughs.

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Promoting diverse neighborhoods, reliable infrastructure, affordable housing, and inviting open space through comprehensive, community-based urban planning.

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Reforming the regulatory, legislative, and financial mechanisms that shape the city through sound policy.

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Protecting historic and cultural landmarks, neighborhood character, legacy businesses, and public art through values-based preservation.

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Current Initiatives

Map of 421-a across New York City

A failed experiment in incentivizing affordable housing

Rendering of the Manhattan skyline with proposed super-tall buildings.

A blueprint for a more intentional city

Adopt a Mural / Monument

Conserving public art through private funds


Mapping the Sixth Borough of New York

2015 - 2016
Garment District in New York City

Protecting the fabric of New York