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Flatbush Rising

The rebirth of the Flatbush Caton Market, de facto gateway to Brooklyn’s Caribbean community, is 10 years in the making.  Learn about our plan to convert this classic public market into the destination for all things Caribbean – food, fashion, beauty, culture, and conviviality – in the heart of Brooklyn.

 

 

DETROIT CITY OF DESIGN  

The Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) has been working to create a unified vision for Detroit’s creative economy that can support businesses and strengthen the community. In early 2017, DC3 contracted Urbane Development to lead the efforts to design an inclusive economic development plan for the city’s creative industries.

NYC DCA/OFE  

For low-income residents, who either lack a traditional credit history or suffer from bad credit, the inability to demonstrate credit-worthiness can serve as crippling barrier to financial freedom and upward mobility. In light of this credit crisis, the OFE partnered with Urbane Development to identify “alternative” credit as a means for underserved communities to access more traditional financial services.

 

Detroit Lab featureLearn more about Urbane Development's Collaborative, a diverse collection of accomplished professionals in their respective fields, allowing us to dream bigger and heighten our impact on communities across the country. 

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