Project Update

The Winners of the 2017 Call for Project Ideas

Ozgur Gungor | July 13, 2017

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 Call for Project Ideas—Public for All: Rethinking Shared Space in NYC. The winning projects are: Community Land Trust as a Model for Public Space; and When the Going Gets Tough…Addressing Equity & Quality of Life in Community-Managed Public Spaces.


Save the date: 2017 Art+Design Benefit Auction on November 1

Susan Chin | June 28, 2017

Project Update

Understanding the North Shore Waterfront as Place

Margie Ruddick | June 14, 2017

Event Recap

Women are Leading the Way in Construction and Transportation

Susan Chin | June 5, 2017

Project Update

Placemaking and Placekeeping on Staten Island’s North Shore

Ozgur Gungor | June 2, 2017


Design Trust Receives a 2017 National Design Award

Ozgur Gungor | May 15, 2017


Beyond the Wall: Building Public Sanctuary

Jourdan Sayers | April 5, 2017

Call for Fellows

Apply for 2017-2018 Equitable Public Space Fellowship

Joseph Huennekens | March 15, 2017

We are now accepting submissions for the 2017-2018 Design Trust Equitable Public Space Fellowship Program. We will select two Fellows to join the Design Trust team as a staff member for an intensive one-year fellowship to begin in June 2017 and end in July 2018. The Fellows will become a part of the Design Trust community, and will work closely with project fellows, partners and collaborators.

Project Update

The Places between Coming and Going: Photographing Staten Island

Gareth Smit | February 14, 2017

Project Update

Looking to Detroit

Lisa Dahl | January 27, 2017

Project Update

Maritime Memories of Staten Island

Bob Wright | January 19, 2017

Project Update

Updates from Behind the Fence

Ben Margolis | January 13, 2017


Letter to Mayor de Blasio to Improve Public Spaces for Civic Engagement

Susan Chin | January 11, 2017

Project Update

Staten Islanders Brainstorm To Enhance the Waterfront

Joseph Huennekens | January 5, 2017


We're Fired Up to Do Much More!

Susan Chin | November 11, 2016


Join Cindy Allen & Susan Chin @ the 2016 Benefit

Susan Chin | October 28, 2016


Win an Artistic Tour of the Gowanus Canal

Susan Chin | October 27, 2016


Win Special Edition Photographs

Susan Chin | October 26, 2016


Win Special Design Pieces

Susan Chin | October 17, 2016


Bid Early for a Private Studio Tour with Michele Oka Doner (and more Art + Design Pieces & Experiences)

Susan Chin | October 12, 2016