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Collaborative Architecture, Urbanism, and Sustainability Web Archive (CAUSEWAY)

Collected by: Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation

Archived since: Jun, 2014

Description:

The Collaborative Architecture, Urbanism, and Sustainability Web Archive (CAUSEWAY) is a joint initiative by the art and architecture librarians at Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Princeton, and Yale universities, and the universities of Chicago and Pennsylvania, under the auspices of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation. This project aims to preserve websites devoted to the related topics of architecture, urban fabric, community development activism, public space and sustainability in order to guarantee the continuing availability of these important but potentially ephemeral documents for researchers and scholars.

Subject:   Historic preservation Community development Natural areas Public spaces Housing

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Title: African American Cemeteries

URL: http://africanamericancemeteries.com/

Description: "Cemeteries often contain genealogical information that can't be found anywhere else. As such, they provide crucial information and clues for further research for the African American genealogist."

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Subject:   Cemeteries African Americans

Title: Alliance of the Southeast

URL: http://asechicago.org/

Description: "ASE is a multicultural, interfaith coalition of churches, schools, businesses, and community organizations, all working together to address the challenges facing the neighborhoods of Southeast Chicago."

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Subject:   Community development

Title: Baltimore Architecture Foundation

URL: http://baltimorearchitecture.org/

Description: "Launched in 1987 by AIABaltimore, the Baltimore Architecture Foundation is a non-profit, educational, public-oriented outreach organization. The Foundation today focuses its attention and energies on helping to promote an understanding of and an appreciation for Baltimore’s built environment – it does this through walking tours, lectures, public programs, and an architecture-in-the-schools program."

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Subject:   Architecture Heritage tours

Title: Baltimore Green Space

URL: http://baltimoregreenspace.org/

Description: "Baltimore Green Space is Baltimore's environmental land trust. We promote vibrant neighborhoods and a healthy environment through land preservation, research, and community advocacy."

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Subject:   Land use Land trusts

Title: Baltimore Tree Trust

URL: http://baltimoretreetrust.org/

Description: "The Baltimore Tree Trust is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2009 to make Baltimore a greener and healthier place to live. Our mission is to restore Baltimore’s urban forest through increased tree planting, community engagement, and advocacy."

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Subject:   Tree planting

Title: Barbara A. Campagna / Architecture + Planning

URL: http://barbaracampagna.com/

Description: "BAC/A+P is an architectural firm rooted in the belief that historic preservation values equal the best of green building practices. Our firm's work demonstrates that the artistic, scientific and cultural aspects of remaking and greening historic and existing buildings are crucial to a sustainable future." Website includes blog: True green cities.

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Subject:   Historic preservation Architectural firms

Title: Better Boulder

URL: http://betterboulder.com/

Description: "Better Boulder ... aims to shape our city’s future by updating policies and encouraging infill development and smart growth. Well-designed density and sustainable urbanism will ensure Boulder grows into a more inclusive, leading-edge city with a smaller environmental footprint and a more dynamic culture."

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Subject:   Community development Neighborhood planning

Title: Buffalo Central Terminal

URL: http://buffalocentralterminal.org/

Description: "Buffalo Central Terminal, besides being an instantly recognizable element of the Buffalo skyline and a cultural landmark, could once again serve as a gateway to the city by utilizing the opportunities presented by its location and the current system of networks which pass through or near the structure."

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Subject:   Railroad stations Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: Cape Cod Modern House Trust

URL: http://ccmht.org/

Description: "The Cape Cod Modern House Trust (CCMHT) was founded to collect, archive and share documentation of the outer Cape's exceptional modern architecture, restore a group of important, endangered modern houses, and to relaunch them as platforms for new creative work."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: Charleston Waterkeeper

URL: http://charlestonwaterkeeper.org/

Description: "Charleston Waterkeeper was founded in 2009 to protect and restore Charleston’s waterways for our community and for future generations. We do that through an effective mix of boots-on-the-water stewardship and data-driven advocacy designed to protect your right to clean water for fishing and swimming."

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Subject:   Natural areas Waterways

Title: Chesapeake Conservancy

URL: http://chesapeakeconservancy.org/

Description: "Chesapeake Conservancy is a non-profit organization based in Annapolis, Maryland. We are conservation entrepreneurs. We believe that the Chesapeake is a national treasure that should be accessible for everyone and a place where wildlife can thrive."

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Subject:   Natural areas Environmental protection

Title: Chicago Lakeside Development News & Events

URL: http://chicagolakesidedevelopment.com/news/

Description: "A global initiative for innovative living. A catalyst for a 'New Chicago.' A powerful beginning. Lakeside presents a game-changing urban ideal for not just Chicago’s Southeast lakefront, but for the entire region. With visions for a new, dynamic and diverse community, the site that was once America’s largest steel mill will transform into a compelling model for a green, 21st century lifestyle."

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Subject:   Lakeside architecture Land use

Title: Chicago Patterns

URL: http://chicagopatterns.com/

Description: "Chicago Patterns is a project in which neighborhoods are visually depicted by the patterns they consist of: buildings, architectural details, businesses, landmarks, transportation infrastructure, and other remnants of man's impact on the natural landscape. We tell the stories of neighborhoods through photography."

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Subject:   Neighborhoods Photography

Title: CitySeed

URL: http://cityseed.org/

Description: "CitySeed is a nonprofit organization that seeks to provide access to fresh, local food for all New Haven residents. In our view, access is a combination of proximity to food, affordability of food, and knowledge about food. We operate a series of food-related services and activities toward that end."

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Subject:   Sustainable agriculture Community development Local foods

Title: Community Land Trust

URL: http://cltnetwork.org/

Description: "The National Community Land Trust Network (the Network) was incorporated in 2006 to provide support and leadership for CLTs around the country. Today the Network also welcomes other organizations that offer homeownership programs with lasting affordability."

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Subject:   Housing Land use

Title: Colorado Preservation, Inc.

URL: http://coloradopreservation.org/

Description: "Colorado Preservation, Inc. (CPI) promotes historic preservation statewide by providing advocacy, education, outreach, and preservation services to communities and individuals."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: Common Edge

URL: http://commonedge.org/

Description: "Common Edge is a non-profit organization dedicated to reconnecting architecture and design with the public that it's meant to serve."

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Subject:   Architecture Design

Title: Design for Equality

URL: http://designforequality.org/

Description: "Design For Equality is dedicated to promoting equality in the design profession. Formed in 2013, the group is a network of designers interested in fostering diversity and equity in the field. We hope to use our skills to bring progress and inclusiveness to the many fields of design. Whether graphic, architectural, product or beyond, Design For Equality hopes to serve as a voice for justice within a multifaceted and changing profession."

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Subject:   Designers Harassment

Title: Keep Growing Detroit

URL: http://detroitagriculture.net/

Description: "Keep Growing Detroit was founded in 2013 to serve gardeners and farmers in the cities of Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park. Although we are a relatively new organization, our staff has been responsible for the design and implementation of our core programs, including the Garden Resource Program and Grown in Detroit since 2003 and 2006 respectively."

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Subject:   Community gardens Urban agriculture

Title: Detroit Renewal

URL: http://detroitrenewal.com/

Description: "We are a real estate development upstart focusing on rehabbing old multi-unit Detroit properties. We document and discuss Detroit's epic revival with real estate and community related news and info. Our mission is to showcase Detroit's renewal for both local citizens as well as help reposition the Detroit brand for investments."

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Subject:   Urban renewal Housing rehabilitation Housing

Title: Detroit Riverfront Conservancy

URL: http://detroitriverfront.org/

Description: "The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy (DRFC), a 501(c)(3) organization, is responsible for the establishment, improvement, operation, maintenance, security, programming and expansion of the Detroit RiverWalk and associated green spaces. Through its public/private partnerships, the DRFC will support the development of the riverfront district and facilitate community access to the waterfront."

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Subject:   Waterfronts Public spaces

Title: Downtown Detroit Parks, Downtown Detroit Partnership

URL: http://downtowndetroitparks.com/

Description: "Downtown Detroit Partnership, Detroit 300 Conservancy and the City of Detroit work together to bring the Spirit of Detroit to all of Downtown Detroit Parks."

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Subject:   Parks Land use Public spaces

Title: Downtown Wooster Square Community Management Team

URL: http://dwscmt.org/

Description: "The Downtown Wooster Square Community Management Team is a place where city government, businesses, and citizens can come together to share information, questions, and concerns to make Downtown and Wooster Square healthier and more joyful places to live."

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Subject:   Community development Neighborhoods

Title: Esplanade Association

URL: http://esplanadeassociation.org/

Description: "On behalf of the Greater Boston community, The Esplanade Association (TEA) works to restore and enhance Boston's Charles River Esplanade."

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Subject:   Parks Natural areas

Title: Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network

URL: http://faahpn.com/

Description: "Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network is a professional association organized in 2001 by the John Gilmore Riley Center Museum. It serves as an informal and technical assistance resource in response to a growing interest in preserving Florida's African American culture, that of the African Diaspora, and that of other related ethnically diverse historic resources globally."

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Subject:   Historic preservation African Americans

Title: Gray Area

URL: http://grayareaphilly.org/

Description: "Gray Area is an experiment in historic preservation and a public dialogue to promote new ways of thinking about older buildings in Philadelphia and beyond."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: Great Land Trust

URL: http://greatlandtrust.org/

Description: "Great Land Trust is a nonprofit organization founded by Alaskans in 1995 to conserve lands and waters essential to the quality of life and economic health of our communities."

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Subject:   Natural areas Land use Land trusts

Title: Green Roof Alliance

URL: http://greenroofalliance.com/

Description: "Green Roof Alliance works in collaboration with industry professionals, government representatives, and communities to promote healthy and sustainable green roofs in California."

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Subject:   Green roofs

Title: Historic Alexandria Foundation

URL: http://historicalexandriafoundation.org/

Description: "Historic Alexandria Foundation (HAF) works to protect historic structures and artifacts associated with Alexandria, Virginia. Through advocacy, grants, awards, and recognition programs we encourage public participation and appreciation of our cultural heritage."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: Historic Nashville

URL: http://historicnashvilleinc.org/

Description: "Established in 1968 and renamed in 1975, Historic Nashville, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)3 membership organization with the mission to promote and preserve the historic places that make Nashville unique."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco

URL: http://hrcsf.org/

Description: "Housing Rights Committee has fought for tenants rights since 1979, when a group of seniors at Old St. Mary’s Church came together to organize against condo conversions displacing the elderly."

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Subject:   Housing Apartment dwellers Public housing

Title: Landmark Society of Western New York

URL: http://landmarksociety.org/

Description: "The Landmark Society of Western New York, Inc., is one of the oldest and most active preservation organizations in America. It is a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to preserving, interpreting and fostering interest in the architectural, historical and cultural heritage of our region. The Landmark Society's service area covers nine Western New York counties: Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: Land Trust for the Mississippi Costal Plain

URL: http://ltmcp.org/

Description: "The Land Trust is non-profit organization working in southern Mississippi to conserve and manage land for plants, animals and people. We strive to save and safeguard land that is vulnerable to change from its natural state. We improve property that has been degraded by invasive species, misuse and neglect. We ensure that plants and animals can thrive in their native habitats. And, we provide opportunities for individuals, students and families to access southern Mississippi’s special outdoor spaces."

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Subject:   Land trusts Environmental protection Coasts

Title: Massachusetts Avenue Project

URL: http://mass-ave.org/

Description: "The mission of the Massachusetts Avenue Project is to nurture the growth of a diverse and equitable local food system and promote local economic opportunities, access to affordable, nutritious food and social change education."

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Subject:   Urban farm Urban agriculture

Title: Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative

URL: http://mellonurbanism.harvard.edu/

Description: "The Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative’s traveling exhibition is at the Druker Design Gallery of Harvard Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, MA from August 27 to October 14. Together with Urban Intermedia: City, Archive, Narrative, the exhibition Race and Space in Boston Archives can be seen. Race and Space in Boston Archives assembles archival materials from various Boston collections related to the theme of the Boston Portal research and exhibition narratives."

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Subject:   Traveling exhibitions Architecture Design

Title: Midtown Detroit Inc.

URL: http://midtowndetroitinc.org/

Description: "Midtown Detroit Inc. is a nonprofit planning and development organization that supports the physical maintenance and revitalization of the Midtown Detroit neighborhood, while working to enhance public awareness, appreciation and use of the district."

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Subject:   Community development Urban beautification

Title: Mississippi Land Trust

URL: http://mississippilandtrust.org/

Description: "The Mississippi Land Trust works with private landowners, private investors and government agencies to protect fish and wildlife habitat in Mississippi."

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Subject:   Environmental protection Wildlife habitats Land trusts

Title: Mount Vernon Place

URL: http://mvpconservancy.org/

Description: "The Mount Vernon Place Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to restore, maintain, and manage the Squares of Mount Vernon Place and the Washington Monument in partnership with the City of Baltimore."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic districts — Conservation and restoration

Title: NEAR Indy

URL: http://nearindy.org/

Description: "NEAR works to develop safe, affordable housing options for residents of the Near East community. So far, NEAR has renovated or built more than 100 affordable homes in the St. Clair Place neighborhood, with hopes to replicate this success in other welcoming Near East neighborhoods."

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Subject:   Urban renewal Housing

Title: Newark Riverfront Revival

URL: http://newarkriverfront.org/

Description: "Since 2012, NRR has worked with Essex County, the City of Newark, The Trust for Public Land, Ironbound Community Corporation, and other partners to build and program over 15 acres of riverfront parks, including a walking and biking trail, sports fields and courts, floating boat dock, riverfront boardwalk, playground and other settings for relaxation, picnics, exercise, and environmental education."

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Subject:   Parks Waterfronts Public spaces

Title: Architecture for Humanity New Haven

URL: http://newhaven.architectureforhumanity.org/

Description: "The New Haven chapter of Architecture for Humanity is a volunteer nonprofit organization that brings design and development services to communities and nonprofit organizations in need. We strive towards compassionate and sustainable improvements to the built environment both locally and globally."

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Subject:   Community development Architecture

Title: New Haven Modern Architecture

URL: http://newhavenmodern.org/

Description: "Our Mission: To honor and preserve New Haven's architectural heritage – historic buildings and neighborhoods – through advocacy, education, and collaboration."

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Subject:   Architecture, Modern

Title: New Haven Preservation Trust

URL: http://nhpt.org/

Description: Mission: "To honor and preserve New Haven's architectural heritage--historic buildings and neighborhoods--through advocacy, education, and collaboration."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: New York Land Bank Association

URL: http://nylandbanks.org/

Description: "The NYLBA was established in 2015 to support land banks across NYS in furthering their mission to put vacant properties to productive use."

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Subject:   Land use Land banks

Title: Open Streets Lancaster

URL: http://openstreetslnc.org/

Description: "Open Streets Lancaster is part of a broad effort to encourage physical activity, re-imagine the City as a place to walk and bike for transportation, help people meet and steward meaningful social connections."

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Subject:   Open spaces Land use

Title: OurHarvardSq

URL: http://ourharvardsq.com/

Description: "Our Harvard Square is a group of stakeholders working towards design excellence for Harvard Square and ensuring an open, diverse and equitable design process."

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Subject:   City planning Economic development

Title: Preservation Association of Central New York

URL: http://pacny.net/

Description: "Preservation Association of Central New York is dedicated to the conservation of our area's historic architecture, neighborhoods and mainstreets, preserving the past through adaptive reuse to serve as a living part of our community."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

URL: http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/

Description: "The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia is a civic project to increase understanding of one of America's greatest cities. Based at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities at Rutgers-Camden, the encyclopedia project builds from a foundation of civic engagement and brings the work of leading and emerging scholars to a wide general audience. From abolition and the American Revolution to yellow fever and zoos, the digital Encyclopedia and its print volume will offer the most comprehensive, authoritative reference source ever created for the Philadelphia region."

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Subject:   Encyclopedias

Title: Philly H2O

URL: http://phillyh2o.org/

Description: Curated by Adam Levine, Philly H20 tells the "history of Philadelphia's watersheds and sewers."

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Subject:   Water-supply Sewerage Watershed management

Title: PlanPhilly

URL: http://planphilly.com/

Description: "PlanPhilly engages and educates citizens on the value of a well-designed city and encourages active involvement in shaping it through news coverage and content sharing."

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Subject:   City planning

Title: Providence Preservation Society

URL: http://ppsri.org/

Description: "Formed in 1956 to respond to the proposed demolition of a number of 18th- and early 19th-century houses on College Hill, the Providence Preservation Society (PPS) has grown from that small neighborhood group to a multifaceted citywide preservation organization."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: Princeton Future

URL: http://princetonfuture.org/

Description: "Princeton Future advocates for the betterment of local residents’ health, diverse housing opportunities and business prosperity. We act through community engagement in open public meetings using design studies to propose a direction for Princeton to pursue."

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Subject:   Community development

Title: Base: Advancing a Post-Military Landscape

URL: http://quonsetpoint.artinruins.com/

Description: "BASE is a photographic archive that seeks to document the last days of two adjacent Navy facilities located on the shores of Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay: the Quonset Point Naval Air Station and the Davisville Naval Construction Battalion Center."

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Subject:   Military base closures Air bases

Title: Roxbury Crossing Historical Trust

URL: http://rcht.org/

Description: "Roxbury Crossing Historical Trust (RCHT) is engaged in several key activities to collect, preserve, and promote the cultural and historical photographs, prints, maps, documents, audio, video, film and digital media, oral and authentic history of the Greater Roxbury community in Boston, Massachusetts area and its residents."

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Subject:   History — Societies, etc.

Title: Revitalize St. Louis

URL: http://rvstl.org/

Description: "ReVitalize St. Louis is a diverse coalition of citizens committed to revitalization in the city of St. Louis through historic preservation and sensitive, planned development. We will address social, political and economic issues as they impact each of St. Louis’ neighborhoods."

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Subject:   Community development Urban renewal

Title: Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund

URL: http://sandynjrelieffund.org/

Description: The Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund Inc., "was started to help New Jersey families, communities, and businesses rebuild and recover" after Hurricane Sandy. "The Relief Fund is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, chaired by First Lady Mary Pat Christie."

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Subject:   Disaster relief Hurricanes

Title: Site Projects New Haven

URL: http://siteprojects.org/

Description: "Site Projects is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that commissions world class public artworks, programming, and events on a project-by-project basis in partnership with local agencies and organizations that enhance New Haven's cultural heritage and diversity."

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Subject:   Public art

Title: Skyway Park Conservancy

URL: http://skywaypark.org/

Description: "The Skyway Park Conservancy is a nonprofit organization comprised of Hudson County residents who are dedicated to the vision of transforming what was one of America’s most notorious urban toxic dumps into a beautiful natural oasis."

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Subject:   Parks Natural areas Land use Environmental protection

Title: Slavic Village Rediscovered

URL: http://slavicvillagehomes.org/

Description: "Slavic Village Rediscovered concentrates its efforts within a 530-acre section of Slavic Village. We partner with lenders, servicers, and public entities in the area to acquire large numbers of structurally-sound blighted, at risk, or vacant properties in this target area of Slavic Village. We then provide major updates to their construction and interior, giving them new life as family-friendly affordable homes. By collaborating in such a way, the Slavic Village Rediscovered steadies market volatility, stabilizes the larger community, and matches home-buyers with a move-in-ready home at a great price."

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Subject:   Housing rehabilitation Historic districts — Conservation and restoration

Title: Sustainability Institute

URL: http://sustainabilityinstitutesc.org/

Description: "What started in 1999 as a small, grassroots organization has blossomed into one of the region’s most trusted and respected nonprofits. The Sustainability Institute has a 15 year+ history of producing groundbreaking work to prepare, protect and sustain housing during a time when many Charleston neighborhoods are eroding, facing unprecedented pressures from development and growth, and experiencing increasing vulnerabilities from a changing climate."

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Subject:   Sustainable development Community development

Title: Sustainable Jersey City

URL: http://sustainablejc.org/wordpress/

Description: "Sustainable Jersey City is a collaborative network of green community groups and individuals within Jersey City who have come together to advance efforts to move the city toward a more sustainable future."

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Subject:   Environmental sustainability Community development

Title: Constructivist Project

URL: http://theconstructivistproject.com/

Description: The Constructivist Project's mission is to first and foremost explore the urban environment of the [Sovient avant-garde era], to preserve and popularize this unique heritage."

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Subject:   City planning Urban development

Title: The Glass House

URL: http://theglasshouse.org/

Description: "The Glass House, built between 1949 and 1995 by architect Philip Johnson, is a National Trust Historic Site located in New Canaan, Connecticut. The pastoral 49-acre landscape comprises fourteen structures, including the Glass House (1949), and features a permanent collection of 20th-century painting and sculpture, along with temporary exhibitions."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: TreeBaltimore

URL: http://treebaltimore.org/

Description: "TreeBaltimore serves as the umbrella organization for all City agencies, private organizations and individuals in their effort to increase the tree canopy of Baltimore. TreeBaltimore strives to increase the urban tree canopy through the establishment, management and preservation of trees. To reach our goal of 40% tree canopy cover by 2037, we partner with individual homeowners as well as communities, schools, and businesses."

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Subject:   Tree planting

Title: TreePhilly

URL: http://treephilly.org/

Description: "TreePhilly is a program of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and Fairmount Park Conservancy, sponsored by TD Bank. We help Philadelphia residents plant and care for trees. Launched in response to the Office of Sustainability’s Greenworks Plan, TreePhilly strives to reach 30% tree canopy coverage in every Philadelphia neighborhood. We help local residents connect with the resources they need to plant and care for the Philadelphia urban forest."

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Subject:   Tree planting Trees

Title: Trenton Historical Society

URL: http://trentonhistory.org/

Description: "The Trenton Historical Society's mission is the study and interpretation of Trenton's history, preservation of its historic buildings and artifacts, and dissemination of information about New Jersey's capital city and its illustrious past."

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Subject:   History — Societies, etc.

Title: Mill Hill

URL: http://trentonmillhill.org/

Description: "The Mill Hill Historic District spans some 10 linear blocks of mostly 19th century homes. The oldest home in the district was built in the 1826. The newest was completed in 2005."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: Urbano

URL: http://urbanoproject.org/

Description: "Urbano instructors and resident artists promote the model of the artist as citizen, actively engaged in conversation with their audience through the lens of art and performance. Each year Urbano invites professional artists to propose large-scale, collaborative projects undertaken in our studio in partnership with a diverse group of Boston-area public high school students. These Artists' Projects result in collaborative installations, performances, and public art projects in Urbano's gallery space and partnering venues around the city."

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Subject:   Community arts projects Public art

Title: Landmarks Society of Greater Utica

URL: http://uticalandmarks.org/

Description: "The Landmarks Society of Greater Utica was chartered by the State of New York on October 25, 1974, as a nonprofit educational corporation to preserve historic buildings and districts in the Greater Utica Area. Since its inception, Landmarks has been the leading voice for the preservation and restoration of historic, irreplaceable buildings, districts and sites in the Greater Utica Area."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: 100 Resilient Cities

URL: http://www.100resilientcities.org/

Description: "100 Resilient Cities—Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) is dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century. 100RC supports the adoption and incorporation of a view of resilience that includes not just the shocks—earthquakes, fires, floods, etc.—but also the stresses that weaken the fabric of a city on a day to day or cyclical basis."

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Subject:   Sustainable development Climate change

Title: Abundant Housing Los Angeles

URL: http://www.abundanthousingla.org/

Description: "Abundant Housing LA is committed to advocating for more housing. We want lower rents and a more sustainable and prosperous region, where everyone has more choices of where to live and how to pursue their dreams."

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Subject:   Housing Apartment dwellers

Title: Abundant Housing Vancouver

URL: http://www.abundanthousingvancouver.com/

Description: "We are a pro-housing group that supports additional housing of all types in Metro Vancouver – because when housing choices are limited, the wealthy always win."

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Subject:   Housing

URL: http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/

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Title: ArtInRuins

URL: http://www.artinruins.com/

Description: ArtInRuins exists to "track the happenings of mill buildings and industrial remnants" in Rhode Island, "as well as the plight of artists who inhabit these spaces."

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Subject:   Ruins Artists

Title: Back Bay Historical

URL: http://www.backbayhistorical.org/

Description: "A forum for the work of historian and author Douglass Shand-Tucci and the Thomas Tunno Forbes Fellowship."

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Subject:   History — Societies, etc.

Title: Boston Natural Areas Network

URL: http://www.bostonnatural.org/

Description: "Boston Natural Areas Network (BNAN), organized in 1977, works to preserve, expand and improve urban open space through community organizing, acquisition, ownership, programming, development and management of special kinds of urban land: community gardens; urban wilds; greenways."

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Subject:   Community gardens Natural areas

Title: Boston Redevelopment Authority

URL: http://www.bostonplans.org/

Description: "The BRA is the urban planning and economic development agency for the City of Boston ... We are 200 professionals who serve the city in a variety of ways -- from architects who review the smallest details of a historic building in Roxbury to project managers who host a community meeting for a new affordable housing project in Dorchester."

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Subject:   Economic development Community development

Title: Boston Preservation Alliance

URL: http://www.bostonpreservation.org/

Description: "The Boston Preservation Alliance is a nonprofit organization that protects and improves the quality of Boston's distinct architectural heritage. Through advocacy and education, we bring people and organizations together to influence the future of Boston's historic buildings, landscapes and communities."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: Boston Tree Party

URL: http://www.bostontreeparty.org/

Description: "The Boston Tree Party is an urban agriculture project, a performative re-imagining of American political expression, and a participatory public art project. At its core, the Party is a diverse coalition of organizations, institutions, and communities from across the Greater Boston Area coming together in support of Civic Fruit. We call for the planting of fruit trees in civic space and promote the fruits of civic engagement. Each community has committed to planting and caring for a pair of heirloom apple trees."

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Subject:   Tree planting Trees

Title: Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust

URL: http://www.bristolbaylandtrust.org/

Description: "The Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust is dedicated to the preservation and protection of salmon and wildlife habitat of the greater Bristol Bay region of Southwest Alaska."

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Subject:   Natural areas Land use Land trusts

Title: Bushnell Park Foundation

URL: http://www.bushnellpark.org/

Description: "The Bushnell Park Foundation, in collaboration with the City of Hartford, is dedicated to the protection, preservation and enhancement of Bushnell Park. We support and encourage programming for all ages."

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Subject:   Parks Natural areas Public spaces

Title: Cambridge Climate and Energy

URL: http://www.cambridgema.gov/CDD/climateandenergy/

Description: "With four programmatic divisions, Community Planning, Housing, Economic Development and Environmental and Transportation Planning, CDD takes an interdisciplinary approach to manage and guide physical change in a manner consistent with the City’s priorities, engaging and collaborating with community partners and other government agencies to make Cambridge a desirable place to live and work."

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Subject:   Sustainable development Climate change

Title: CamConnect

URL: http://www.camconnect.org/

Description: "CamConnect is a member-supported organization that helps Camden residents and stakeholders understand local issues and make informed decisions through access to data. We provide services such as data analysis, research, GIS mapping, creating reports, technical assistance, program evaluation, survey design, data management, and an online public document library."

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Subject:   City planning Community information sources

Title: Cayuga Heights History Project

URL: http://www.cayugaheightshistory.org/

Description: "The History Project of the Village of Cayuga Heights, under the guidance of the Municipal Historian, seeks to collect house histories, personal and oral histories, diaries, letters, maps, newspapers, photographs, books, and other primary sources that document the unique history and development of the Village of Cayuga Heights."

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Subject:   History — Societies, etc.

Title: Historic Chicago Bungalow Association

URL: http://www.chicagobungalow.org/

Description: "The Historic Chicago Bungalow Association (HCBA) was created in September 2000 by Mayor Richard M. Daley to ensure that the 80,000 one and one-half story homes that have been the foundation of family lives and neighborhoods for over 100 years would continue to do so for the next century."

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Subject:   Historic preservation Historic buildings — Conservation and restoration

Title: Community Public Art Group Guide

URL: http://www.chicagopublicartgroup.org/

Description: "Representing a range of styles, processes, and models of community engagement, the extensive mural portfolio spans over three decades of Chicago community murals."

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Subject:   Public art

Title: Civic Center Conservancy

URL: http://www.civiccenterconservancy.org/

Description: "A century ago, Civic Center was envisioned to become the civic and cultural heart of Denver. Located today at the crossroads of government, culture, commerce and community, Civic Center is a 12-acre urban oasis anchoring one of the grandest architectural campuses in America. As Denver's only National Historic Landmark, Civic Center is one of the most complete and intact City Beautiful-era designs remaining today."

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Subject:   Natural areas Public spaces

Title: DataHaven

URL: http://www.ctdatahaven.org/

Description: "DataHaven is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to improving the Greater New Haven and Valley Region by compiling and sharing high-quality public information for effective decision making ... The site contains thousands of community indicators [demography, economy, housing, health, education, civic vitality, public safety, environment] that can be accessed, analyzed and downloaded, as well as a central place to access community planning documents and reports."

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Subject:   Neighborhood planning

Title: Connecticut Fund for the Environment & Save the Sound

URL: http://www.ctenvironment.org/

Description: "The mission of Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its program Save the Sound is to protect and improve the land, air, and water of Connecticut and Long Island Sound. We use legal and scientific expertise and bring people together to achieve results that benefit our environment for current and future generations."

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Subject:   Environmental protection Natural areas

Title: CT GreenScene

URL: http://www.ctgreenscene.com/

Description: CT GreenScene's mission is: "to help grow green and sustainable business through educating consumers about the benefits of sustainable products and services."

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Subject:   Going green Sustainability

Title: Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization

URL: http://www.ctps.org/

Description: "The Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization is responsible for conducting the federally required metropolitan transportation-planning process ... for the Boston metropolitan area. The MPO uses this process to develop a vision for the region and then decides how to allocate federal and state transportation funds to programs and projects -- roadway, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian -- that support that vision."

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Subject:   Transportation

Title: Grow South

URL: http://www.dallasgrowsouth.com/

Description: GrowSouth is a comprehensive strategy to build a foundation for sustainable growth, and outline five key projects that we believe can jumpstart growth in key areas in the next three years. The City of Dallas has presented a work plan that supports what they can accomplish as part of “GrowSouth” including short term and long term infrastructure and capital improvements that will support and enhance growth in Southern Dallas.

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Subject:   City planning Sustainable development

Title: Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition

URL: http://www.dallasmobility.org/

Description: "The Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition is a transportation advocacy group made up of cities, counties and transportation agencies in a five-county region of north Texas."

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Subject:   Transportation

Title: Dartmo: the Buildings of Dartmouth College

URL: http://www.dartmo.com/

Description: "This site presents one view of the architecture of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. This site is not affiliated with Dartmouth College"

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Subject:   Historic buildings

Title: Dorchester Historical Society

URL: http://www.dorchesterhistoricalsociety.org

Description: "The Dorchester Historical Society celebrates four centuries of Dorchester life through its collections and programs."

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Subject:   History — Societies, etc.

Title: DownCity Design

URL: http://www.downcitydesign.org/

Description: "DownCity Design helps people design solutions for their communities. We’re improving cities by inviting citizens to imagine and create better futures, using the tools of design. We believe in the power of design to solve problems, and in the power of young people to change the world. Our youth programs and community design dialogues are making urban neighborhoods safer, healthier, and more livable, while empowering residents to become agents of change."

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Subject:   Community development Design

Title: Du Bois' the Ward

URL: http://www.dubois-theward.org/

Description: "The Ward is a research, teaching, and public history project dedicated to sharing the timeless lessons about racism and the role of research in affecting social change from W.E.B. Du Bois' 1899 book, The Philadelphia Negro." The Ward "seeks to engage high school students and others in an honest dialog about how race and racism continue to shape our lives, today."

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Subject:   Discrimination in mortgage loans Racism

Title: Farmington Canal Rail to Trail Association

URL: http://www.farmingtoncanal.org/

Description: "Today, the Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway covers a route of approximately 84 miles from New Haven, CT to Northampton, MA. Over half has been developed as a paved trail for non-motorized recreation and commuting."

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Subject:   Rail-trails Public spaces

Title: Female Design Council

URL: http://www.femaledesigncouncil.org/

Description: "Female Design Council (FDC) is an action-oriented leadership organization dedicated to providing a strong professional community for all womxn irrespective of color, race, gender or sexual identity in the design industry."

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Subject:   Design Women

Title: Finger Lakes Land Trust

URL: http://www.fllt.org/

Description: "The Finger Lakes Land Trust (FLLT) was founded in 1989 to protect forests, farmlands, gorges, and shorelines in the Finger Lakes region of New York. We have saved over 19,000 acres by creating public nature preserves and helping landowners to conserve their beloved properties."

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Subject:   Natural areas Land trusts

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