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The Lost Murals of Williamsburg

By Devon Johnson, Contributing Writer Devon Johnson is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  Devon grew up in Brooklyn in NYCHA’s Marcy Development, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his introductory post here. Long-Term … Continue reading

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New York City Housing Authority- Changing Minds and Changing Attitudes

By Devon Johnson, Contributing Writer Devon Johnson is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  Devon grew up in Brooklyn in NYCHA’s Marcy Development, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his introductory post here. The … Continue reading

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NYCHA is Developing Lives

Quite literally, NYCHA is helping residents develop their lives—through photographs. Started in 2010, Developing Lives was a pilot program created to help residents capture moments of their lives. New York City Housing Authority, NYCHA pre-teens, teens, and seniors were given … Continue reading

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Special: Apartment Safety For Hurricane Sandy

Though evacuation has been recommended by officials—and in some zones, made “mandatory”—some NYC residents, many from New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), have chosen to hold their ground and stay with their homes during Hurricane Sandy. The worst part of … Continue reading

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NYCHA Seniors Create Handcrafted Tiles

It’s always great to see part of your community represented in public venues. That’s why a new installation of handcrafted tiles at the New York Aquarium is so neat. Senior residents of New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) have crafted … Continue reading

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NYCHA’s GO Project – bringing artistic communities together

Today’s post is about a cool new project called GO. The GO project hopes to bring together residents from the city’s housing developments and the artists who work in studios and galleries in Brooklyn. Despite the many art programs sponsored … Continue reading

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StudioNYCHA shows NYCHA residents going the distance

Forget American Idol! Residents from New York City Housing Development showed star power times ten in their stunning performances for NYCHA’s 42nd Annual Talent Show Competition on April 21st, 2012. Taking the stage in the Miccio Community Center at Red … Continue reading

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NYCHA Resident Art Show Returns

The New York City Housing Authority is once again scouting the five boroughs of New York City for original artwork to display at its famous Resident Art Show. Residents living in any of NYCHA’s 334 housing developments are invited to … Continue reading

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